FH Upper AustriaUniversity of Applied Sciences

Facts & Figures

Schools/Campuses

  • Informatics, Communication and Media - Hagenberg Campus
  • Medical Engineering and Applied Social Sciences - Linz Campus
  • Management - Steyr Campus
  • Engineering - Wels Campus

Students

Students during the 2018/19 academic year:

5.873* (including pre-entry course for university)

5.735* (excluding pre-entry course for university)

Students during the 2018/19 academic year by school:

  • Hagenberg Campus: 1.581
  • Linz Campus: 817
  • Steyr Campus: 1.368
  • Wels Campus: 2.107

Students during the 2018/19 academic year according to FHR (UAS Council) classification:

  • Engineering: 3.768
  • Social Sciences: 441
  • Business: 1.526

Total percentage female 2018/19: 37, %
of which in engineering degree programmes: 25,3 %

* including pre-entry course for university - as per 15th November 2018

Degree programmes

Degree programmes for the 2018/19 academic year:
Total: 67 (including 6 submitted degree programmes)
Bachelor degree programmes (6 semesters): 31
Master degree programmes (4 semesters): 36

Degree programmes: PT - part-time and FT - full-time
Some degree programmes are available both FT+PT – thus, they cannot be compared with the absolute numbers for the degree programmes.

2010/11
PT | FT
2011/12
PT | FT
2013/14
PT | FT
2014/15
PT | FT
2015/16
PT | FT
2016/17
PT | FT
2017/18
PT | FT
Bachelor 10 | 22 12 | 22 10 | 22 11 | 24 11 | 26 11 | 27 11 | 28
Master 11 | 20 11 | 21 10 | 20 12 | 20 13 | 22 12 | 25 12 | 29
Diploma 1 | - 1 | - - | - - | - - | - - | - - | -
Total 22 | 42 24 | 43 20 | 42 22 | 44 24 | 48 23 | 52 23 | 57

Graduates

Graduates 1997-2019 Male Female Total
Engineering 10.390 2.729 13.119
Social Sciences 341 1.154 1.495
Business 2.128 2.799 4.927
Total 12.859 6.682 19.541
Graduates 1997-2019
by school
Male Female Total
Hagenberg Campus 4.707 1.515 6.222
Linz Campus 889 1.668 2.557
Steyr Campus 2.602 2.387 4.989
Wels Campus 4.661 1.112 5.773
Total 12.859 6.682 19.541

as per 15.11.2018

International

International Students during the 2017/18 academic year by school: 753

  • Hagenberg Campus: 154
  • Linz Campus: 63
  • Steyr Campus: 162
  • Wels Campus: 374

Growth International Students

  • 2011/12: 351
  • 2012/13: 389
  • 2013/14: 468
  • 2014/15: 558
  • 2015/16: 662
  • 2016/17: 706
  • 2017/18: 753
Incomings 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Total 412 377 438 536 547
Hagenberg 66 55 115 82 63
Linz 19 16 20 16 26
Steyr 250 229 238 279 240
Wels 77 77 65 159 218
Outgoings 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Total 563 611 508 829 802
Hagenberg 142 169 129 210 186
Linz 34 62 48 70 53
Steyr 272 252 165 332 338
Wels 115 128 166 217 225

Number of international degree programmes

  • Bachelor degree programmes: 2
  • Master degree programmes: 9

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Outgoings:

  • Germany
  • USA
  • Great Britain and Ireland
  • Sweden
  • Finland

Incomings:

  • China
  • Finland
  • Russia
  • Germany
  • USA and Poland

Number of partner universities

  • Total: 263
  • Africa: 2
  • America: 33
  • Asia: 41
  • Europe: 183
  • Oceania: 4

excluding pre-entry course for university - as per 15.11.2017

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria: Leading in Teaching and Research

The FH Upper Austria is among the leading Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences. At four locations, we offer academically founded, practice-oriented studies which are internationally recognised. Our second area of competence enables us to serve business with innovative results from our research and development.

  • Turnover from R&D 2016: 17,34m euros
  • Number of current projects 2016: 356
  • Number of academic publications 2016: 429
  • Number of main areas of research: 17
  • Number of research associates (fulltime-equivalent) 2016: 212