Hagenberg CampusInformatics, Communications and Media

Combined expertise in informatics, data science & life sciences

Information technology today covers all aspects of the best healthcare provision. It has a crucial role in identifying the causes of illness, developing new drugs, and improving medical interventions. Graduates of our full-time degree programme will be equipped to develop and deploy software medical doctors and molecular biologists need to fulfill highly complex tasks. Expertise in informatics, data science, life sciences etc. is highly sought after worldwide, not only in the health sector, the pharmaceutical industry and molecular-biological research, but also across the IT sector. After their first year, students choose to specialise in either medical informatics or bioinformatics.

Note for applicants: the main language of instruction is German, although some modules may be offered in English and English language classes are part of the curriculum.

Key Facts

  • Degree

    Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSc)

  • Duration

    6 semesters (180 ECTS)

  • Annual intake


  • Mode of study


  • Admission requirements

    General university entrance qualification, preparatory course for university acceptance or study preparatory programme at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria.
    Sound knowledge of German, plus interest in IT and technology, interdisciplinary thinking, excellent communication skills and team spirit. 

  • Application

    Apply by 31 August at the latest (www.fh-ooe.at/application). Admission subject to study place availability. Apply early to secure your place!

  • Consecutive Master's Degree Programme

    Data Science und Engineering

  • Main language of tuition


  • Tuition fees

    Information about tuition fees and ÖH contribution