FH Upper AustriaUniversity of Applied Sciences

Facts & Figures

Schools/Campuses

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

Students

Students during the 2018/19 academic year:

5,839* (including pre-entry course for university)

5,663* (excluding pre-entry course for university)

Students during the 2019/2020 academic year by school:

  • Hagenberg Campus: 1,523
  • Linz Campus: 760
  • Steyr Campus: 1,370
  • Wels Campus: 2,010

Students during the 2019/2020 academic year according to FHR (UAS Council) classification:

  • Engineering: 3,719
  • Social Sciences: 436
  • Business: 1,508

Total percentage female 2019/2020: 37.2 %
of which in engineering degree programmes: 24.9 %

*including pre-entry course for university - as per 15th November 2019

Degree programmes

Degree programmes for the 2019/2020 academic year:
Total: 68 (including 1 degree programme and 2 specializations in approval)
Bachelor degree programmes (6 semesters): 31
Master degree programmes (4 semesters): 37

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.

2013/14 PT | FT 2014/15 PT | FT 2015/16 PT | FT 2016/17 PT | FT 2017/18 PT | FT 2018/19 PT | FT 2019/20 PT | FT
Bachelor 10 | 23 10 | 24 10 | 25 10 | 26 10 | 26 10 | 28 12 | 28
Master 11 | 20 12 | 21 12 | 22 12 | 24 12 | 25 15 | 26 17 | 27
Diploma - | - - | - - | - - | - - | - - | - - | -
Total21 | 4322 | 4522 | 4722 | 5022 | 5125 | 5429 | 55

Graduates

Graduates 1997-2019 Male Female Total
Engineering 11,199 3,037 14,236
Social Sciences 379 1,250 1,629
Business 2,323 3,096 5,419
Total 13,901 7,383 21,284
Graduates 1997-2019 by school Male Female Total
Hagenberg Campus 5,059 1,656 6,715
Linz Campus 953 1796 2,749
Steyr Campus 2,826 2,632 5,458
Wels Campus 5,063 1,299 6,362
Total 13,901 7,383 21,284

Graduate figures - as of15th of November 2019

International

International Students during the 2019/2020 academic year by school: 793

  • Hagenberg Campus: 140
  • Linz Campus: 56
  • Steyr Campus: 151
  • Wels Campus: 446

Growth International Students

  • 2011/12: 351
  • 2012/13: 389
  • 2013/14: 468
  • 2014/15: 558
  • 2015/16: 662
  • 2016/17: 706
  • 2017/18: 753
  • 2018/19: 773
  • 2019/20: 793
Incomings|2014|2015|2016|2017|2018|2019
Total|377|438|536|547|545|541
Hagenberg|55|115|82|63|61|70
Linz|16|20|16|26|14|14
Steyr|229|238|279|240|259|270
Wels|77|65|159|218|211|187
Outgoings|2014|2015|2016|2017|2018|2019
Total|611|508|829|802|743|743
Hagenberg|169|129|210|186|202|173
Linz|62|48|70|53|55|61
Steyr|252|165|332|338|284|302
Wels|128|166|217|225|202|207

Number of international degree programmes

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

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Outgoings:

  • Germany
  • Sweden
  • USA
  • China (Taiwan)
  • Norway

Incomings:

  • Korea (South)
  • China (Taiwan)
  • Mexico
  • USA
  • Germany

Number of partner universities

  • Total: 259
  • Africa: 2
  • America: 36
  • Asia: 58
  • Europe: 151
  • Oceania: 3

excluding pre-entry course for university - as per 15th of November 2019

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 2018: 20,43m euros
  • Number of current projects 2018: 497
  • Number of academic publications 2018: 449
  • Number of main areas of research: 17
  • Number of research associates (fulltime-equivalent) 2018: 236

as per april 2019