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 2017/18 academic year:

5.911* (including pre-entry course for university)

5.700* (excluding pre-entry course for university)

Students during the 2017/18 academic year by school:

  • Hagenberg Campus: 1.602
  • Linz Campus: 879
  • Steyr Campus: 1.397
  • Wels Campus: 2.033

Students during the 2017/18 academic year according to FHR (UAS Council) classification:

  • Engineering: 3.696
  • Social Sciences: 468
  • Business: 1.536

Total percentage female 2017/18: 38,4 %
of which in engineering degree programmes: 25,1 %

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

* including pre-entry course for university - as per 15th November 2017

Graduates

Graduates 1996-2017 Male Female Total
Engineering 8.880 2.247 11.127
Social Sciences 294 926 1.220
Business 1.756 2.240 3.996
Total 10.930 5.413 16.343
Graduates 1996-2017
by school
Male Female Total
Hagenberg Campus 4.034 1.290 5.324
Linz Campus 752 1.391 2.143
Steyr Campus 2.186 1.896 4.082
Wels Campus 3.958 836 4.794
Total 10.930 5.413 16.343

as per 15.04.2017

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 Exchange 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

Favourite countries for exchange>

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