Studying in Salzburg

Why study in Salzburg?

Knowledge requires nourishment! We offer an up-to-date curriculum which we constantly adapt to the challenges of economy and society. Experienced and qualified faculty drawn from both academia and industry guarantee a cutting-edge education and provide impetus for scientific and academic content. Combined with state-of-the-art equipment in our auditoriums and labs, this stimulating environment creates the optimal breeding ground for growing your knowledge. The Salzburg University of Applied Sciences and the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg have joined forces to offer this international joint master programme.  This programme will allow you to get to know two different academic cultures, meet people with different backgrounds and learn to communicate professionally in an international working environment.


Knowledge needs inspiration! Both of our locations – Urstein Campus, where the University of Applied Sciences is situated and the Techno-Z Campus of the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg – are situated in one of the most beautiful areas in the world. Whether you are an art enthusiast, a music fan, a history buff or passionate about architecture: in Salzburg, historic heritage and tradition merge with modern lifestyle. The world meets up in Salzburg!

Urstein Campus
The courses of the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg take place at the Urstein Campus in Puch, which is close to downtown Salzburg. The attractive building complex was completed in 2005 in lushly green surroundings and in close proximity to the baroque Schloss Urstein and the medieval Meierei. The modern building with its architecturally striking „head“, which houses the library, provides an ideal setting for your studies. A station of Salzburg‘s rapid-transit railway is located directly at the campus, from where you can reach Salzburg‘s city centre within a few minutes.


Techno-Z Campus
The courses offered by the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg (PLUS) take place in the modern building of the PLUS Department of Computer Sciences at the Techno-Z Campus in   Salzburg/Itzling. In addition to the CS Department of PLUS, the Techno-Z Campus houses high-tech firms, institutes of higher education and a residence hall for students. Downtown Salzburg is reachable within 10 minutes by bus, allowing students to explore the marvelous Old Town of Salzburg, which is a World Heritage Site. Similarly, one can get from the Techno-Z Campus to the main train and bus stations of Salzburg on foot or by bus within a few minutes.

Housing & Studying
Students who would like to combine study with housing are welcome to check out the hall of residence of the Urstein Campus at Puch ( or the Techno-Z Campus ( at Salzburg.  Information about grants, legal and practical issues is provided by

Sports & Nature
Our sports departments offer diverse programmes of courses and training every semester. As a student of University of Applied Sciences Salzburg and the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, you can use the facilities of the University and County Sports Centre Salzburg/Rif. Alternatively, you can simply explore nature outside your front door; the options are unlimited. No matter whether you are into skiing, snowboarding or ski mountaineering in winter, or beach volleyball, swimming, sailing or rock climbing in summer: Salzburg‘s mountains and lakes are available in closest proximity.