FH Upper AustriaUniversity of Applied Sciences

Life Sciences Study at FH Upper Austria

Reach higher by studying at the FH Upper Austria

Would you like to support underprivileged people, promote a healthy diet, make the social and healthcare system more efficient or develop new technologies for physicians and pharmaceutical chemists? At our FH Upper Austria campuses in Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr and Wels , we offer six Bachelor´s and five Master´s Programmes within the area of Life Sciences. 

Studying Life Sciences at FH Upper Austria campuses in Hagenberg, Linz or Wels

If you study at Austria´s largest and most research-oriented University of Applied Sciences, you don´t need to worry about your future. 

Bachelor


Bio- and Environmental Technology

This programme deals with the development and operation of components and plants in Bio- and Environmental Process Engineering as well as the planning, operation and optimisation of biotechnological production in the pharmaceutical, agricultural and food industries. Further topics are corporate environmental management, waste management and recycling.   more
  • Full-time
  • Environment & Energy
  • Life Sciences

Food Technology and Nutrition

On this degree programme you will learn about the technologies of food production and associated quality assurance. You will learn about food ingredients and their effects on health. The combination in this programme of food production and investigation, nutrition, law and quality management is unique.   more
  • Full-time
  • Environment & Energy
  • Life Sciences

Medical and Bioinformatics

Information technology has a crucial role in healthcare provision, identifying the causes of illness, developing new drugs, improving medical interventions etc. Graduates of our programme will have know-how in informatics, data science, life sciences etc. – expertise necessary to develop and deploy software doctors and molecular biologists need.   more
  • Full-time
  • Informatics
  • Life Sciences

Medical Engineering

Developing light weight structures in automotive or aerospace systems requires the application of innovative design and computation methods. Graduates are able to develop and optimise mechanical systems and components using modern methods, such as simulation, 3D design, bionics etc.   more
  • Full-time
  • Engineering
  • Life Sciences

Master


Bio- and Environmental Technology

This Master’s degree programme offers specialisation in the technology and science of the fields of biotechnology and environmental science. Central to the course are environmental process technology and biotechnology, plant planning and engineering and the accompanying bioanalytics, the technology of food manufacture and quality assurance and management.   more
  • Full-time
  • Environment & Energy
  • Life Sciences

Food Technology and Nutrition

Food Technology is an interdisciplinary technological career field with interwoven areas of knowledge. In the foreground are the new- and further development of technologies and products. Conservation of natural resources, process optimisation and efficiency of production are the driving forces in the food industry.   more
  • Full-time
  • Environment & Energy
  • Life Sciences

Medical Engineering

This programme is an in-depth graduate programme in Medical Engineering with emphasis on medical device and rehabilitation technologies based on current practice. Additional modules, extensive project work and a Master’s thesis complete the requirements of this specialised graduate programme.   more
  • Full-time
  • Engineering
  • Degree Programmes in English
  • Life Sciences