University College of Teacher Education Lower Austria

Architekturplan Gebäude PH Niederösterreich © Marte.Marte Architekten

The University College of Teacher Education Lower Austria offers initial teacher training for primary education and secondary teacher education (in cooperation with the University of Vienna). The very good reputation of the University College of Teacher Education courses is based on a solid foundation in academic subjects combined with an accompanying school practice. Beside these bachelor’s and master ‘s studies the University College of Teacher Education provides a wide variety of study programmes in the field of continuous teacher education and further education for all types of teachers. Furthermore, our learning opportunities provide training courses in other pedagogical and social areas.

Faculties and programmes

Department of Diversity | Department of Quality Management | Department of Subject Matter Studies | Department of Information Technology | Department of Pedagogy | Department of Elementary Education
Bachelor of Education: Primary School Teacher
Bachelor of Education: Secondary School Teacher | Further Teacher Training | Advanced Studies for Teachers | Master’s Degree Studies


The PH NÖ is situated in Baden and was founded in 2007. Baden, a spa town with approximately 30,000 inhabitants, is situated 23 km south of Vienna in the east of the Vienna Woods. Presently about 600 students are enrolled in full-time programmes at the university college and 22,000 qualified teachers are enrolled in the programme for continuing teacher development and post-graduate teacher education. We currently offer students an 8-semester Bachelor of Education degree programme and 5 master’s programmes. The academic year starts with the enrolment on October 1st and ends on June 30th. Summer holidays are in July, August and September. Intensive teaching practice for all incoming students. European Module in English (3 European credits) for incoming and outgoing students. An important aspect in the further development of the University College of Teacher Education in Lower Austria is its strong commitment to lifelong learning in a European and international context.