University of Klagenfurt

Studierende auf einem Enzi-Möbel im Garten der Universität Klagenfurt © Steinthaler/(c) / Martin Steinth

The University of Klagenfurt (AAU) is a young, innovative university located in the Austrian state of Carinthia, a meeting point of three cultures. Around 12,000 students study and carry out research at the AAU, approximately 2,000 of whom come from overseas. Our campus is international, diverse and features modern infrastructure. The AAU is set apart by its forward-looking programmes, top-class teaching and research, wealth of cooperation projects and unique campus location just a short walk from Lake Wörthersee. The AAU Campus is located in the city of Klagenfurt, which has a population of around 100,000 and is one of the safest cities in Austria. Klagenfurt is a captivating city, with a wealth of streetcafés, bars and restaurants that give it a real Mediterranean ambiance.

Faculties and programmes

Technical Science | Management and Economics |Humanities | Interdisciplinary Studies | Law | Languages | Teacher training courses


The AAU offers more than 50 degree programmes, including various English degree programmes:

Bachelor’s degree programme

International Business and Economics. This programme will qualify you as an all-round talent who can be deployed anywhere in the world.

Master’s degree programmes

Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity. It provides students with a sound understanding of both disciplines and puts considerable emphasis on their intersection, and on the social, ethical and legal aspects that arise in their practical use.

Game Studies and Engineering. A transdisciplinary programme, instructing students on technical as well as analytical and ethical issues regarding video and other games.

Informatics. This programme qualifies graduates for the development of top-quality computer-assisted solutions to problems, for the efficient and effective management of the problem-solving process, and for the design of the beneficial utilization of solutions, based on methods and techniques from Informatics.

Information Management. Students reinforce their business expertise within the focus area Business Administration, and expand their knowledge in one of the specialisations from the fields of Informatics, Information Systems, and Information Management.

Mathematics. This education provides students with the in-depth qualifications necessary to be deployed in the finance and insurance sector, in high-tech companies, in the consultancy branch, in the medical and pharmaceutical field, and also in research and post-secondary education.

Information and Communications Engineering. Branch: Autonomous Systems and Robotics. Builds on the principles of sensor and actuator technology, robotics and cybernetics.

Information and Communications Engineering. Branch: Networks and Communications. Explains the principles and methods of mobile communications, signal processing and wireless sensor networks.

Information and Communications Engineering. Branch: Business Engineering. Focuses on the application and implementation of scientific knowledge and methods and provides you with technical and economical skills.

International Management. A combination of courses in marketing, innovation management, entrepreneurship, financing and accounting, business management and business logistics in global contexts.

Media and Convergence Management. This programme brings together the myriad challenges of a networked society and includes content from media and communication, management, marketing and technology.

English and American Studies. A combination of courses in language, literature and cultural studies that will give you specialist skills and cultural, methodological and factual knowledge.
Doctorate. The AAU offers Doctorates in Natural Sciences (Dr. rer. nat.), Philosophy (Dr. phil.), Social Sciences and Economics (Dr. rer.soc.oec.) and Technical Sciences (Dr. techn.). and Law (Dr. iur.).