FH Upper AustriaUniversity of Applied Sciences

Application 2020/21

Degree-Seeking Students

At the FH Upper Austria, most of the degree programmes are taught in German. Students seeking admission to one of the German taught degree programmes require excellent command of German (at least B2 according to the European framework of reference for languages) in addition to fulfilling the standard entry requirements.

The FH Upper Austria also offers some degree programmes that are taught in English throughout. Applicants for English taught degree programmes are required to submit an English Certificate (IELTS, TOEFL) together with their application.

Applications for both German and English taught degree programmes can be submitted online.

Entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree programmes:

  • "A"-Level / high school diploma (or equivalent)

Master’s degree programmes:

  • Successful completion of at least a 6 semester specialised relevant Bachelor’s degree or a comparable higher education at university level (min 180 ECTS) at a recognized post-secondary institution

For special prerequisite requirements and recognition of previous qualifications please refer to the degree programme you are applying for. 

Application procedure

It is possible to apply for up to 2 degree programmes at the FH Upper Austria. When applying for more than one degree programme, it is important that candidates indicate the priority each application has (1 = top priority).  The application will be sent to the top priority degree programme.

Applicants for Bachelor's degree programmes will be invited to an interview and an entrance test.  Master's degree programmes require an interview and/or a case study. You will be notified about the results once available.
If it is not possible to offer you a place on your first-choice degree programme, we will automatically forward your application to the degree programmes which you have nominated as your second or third choice.



* this does not apply to: Information Engineering and -Management and Social Work.

Application deadlines for international degree-seeking students can vary across the different study programmes and might therefore be earlier than the general ones! You will find those deadlines on the homepage of the according study programme.

Master's degree programme

Accounting, Controlling and Financial Management 30.06.
Applied Energy Engineering 30.06.
Automation Engineering 30.06.
Automotive Mechatronics and Management 30.06. (For Non-EU applicants: 30.05.)
Applied Technologies for Medical Diagnostics 30.06.
Bio- and Environmental Technology 30.06.
Civil Engineering 30.06.
Communication and Knowledge Media 30.06.
Data Science and Engineering 30.06.
Digital Arts 30.06.
Digital Transport and Logistics-Management 30.06.
Electrical Engineering 30.06. (For Non-EU applicants: 30.05.)
Embedded Systems Design 30.06.
Food Technology and Nutrition 30.06.
Global Sales and Marketing 30.06. (For Non-EU applicants: 31.05.)
Human-Centered Computing 31.08.
Healthcare-, Social- and Public Management 30.06.
Information Engineering and Management 31.05.
Information Security Management 30.06.
Innovation and Product Management 30.06. (For Non-EU applicants: 30.05.)
Interactive Media 30.06. (for Non-EU applicants: 30.06.)
Lightweight and Composite Materials 30.06.
Mechanical Engineering 30.06.
Materials and Process Engineering 30.06.
Mechatronics and Business Management 30.06.
Medical Engineering 30.06. (For Non-EU applicants: 31.03.)
Mobile Computing 30.06. (For Non-EU applicants: 31.03.)
Operations Management 30.06.
Plant Construction 30.06.
Robotic Systems Engineering 30.06.
Secure Information Systems 30.06.
Software Engineering 30.06.
Supply Chain Management 30.06.
Sustainable Energy Systems 30.06. (For Non-EU applicants: 30.05.)
Social Work 31.05.