Austria is a popular country for higher education. Tens of thousands of students from all over the world strive to get their education in Austria. This is not surprising – high standards of living, good quality and affordable prices for education, compare to, for example, the USA and Great Britain, attract many people from all over the world. In Austria, there are many universities and Fachhochschule that provide a wide range of educational programs. In this article we will talk about the universities of Salzburg.
Salzburg is not only the fourth largest city in Austria, but also the capital of the same federal state. The federal state of Salzburg occupies more than 7,000 km², where more than half a million people live. The city is one of the main tourist destinations in Austria, center of Austrian culture (its second name is ‘The City of Mozart’) and a modern economic center where the headquarters of many international concerns are located. In addition, many industrial complexes operate on federal territory.

Universities of Salzburg. Where can I study? :

Paris-Lodron-Universität Salzburg is often called simply the University of Salzburg. It was founded in 1622, closed in 1810 and restored in 1962. This university is the largest educational institution in Salzburg with over 16,000 students. It has four faculties: law, Catholic theology, cultural and social sciences, natural sciences. Offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs, from mathematics to theology.

Universität Mozarteum Salzburg was founded in 1841 and is named after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Specializes in music, theater and dramatic art.

Fachhochschule Salzburg – unlike universities, Fachhochschule have a much more applied character and usually translated in English as ‘University of Applied Science’. Founded in 1995, seventeen undergraduate,  ten master’s programs and two postgraduate master’s programs in engineering, social and economic sciences, design, media, arts and health are available to choose from. Some of the programs are available in English. It is worth noting the availability of tourism business programs and programs related to innovation (Smart House / Smart City programmes)

Paracelsus Medizinische Privatuniversität is a private medical university. It also has a campus in Nuremberg, Germany. Some courses are available online. University offering many graduate and postgraduate programs.

Pädagogische Hochschule Salzburg – Pedagogical University, is there to train and to improve the qualifications of teachers of all levels and directions. Founded in 2014.

Privatuniversität Schloss Seeburg

Private university founded in 2007. Located in Seekirchen am Wallersee, has a campus in Vienna. One of the features of the university is the active use of online teaching methods. The programs mainly have a business focus: organizing sports and concert events, innovative and creative management, business administration etc.

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