St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences

Studierende in der Eingangshalle der FH St. Pölten © FH St. Pölten/Martin Lifka

The St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences offers degree programmes at bachelor’s and master’s level in the fields of Rail Technology and Mobility, Health Sciences, Computer Science and Security, Digital Business and Innovation, Media and Digital Technologies, and Social Sciences. The aim is to provide vocationally orientated academic training in which practical experience and team projects play an essential role. Moreover, students will obtain a high level of foreign language competence as well as communicative and interpersonal skills, and they can choose to acquire international certificates. Study or work abroad periods are encouraged. The St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences is housed in a modern, friendly new building near the city centre and is equipped with state-of-the-art lecture halls, computer rooms, laboratories, a library and a refectory. Accommodation is available in three modern student residences.

Faculties and programmes

Digital Business & Innovation. Management & Digital Business (BA) | Marketing & Communication (BA) | Digital Marketing & Communication (MA) | Digital Media Management (MA) | Digital Business Communications (MA)

Media & Digital Technologies. Creative Computing (BSc) | Media Technology (BSc) | Smart Engineering of Production Technologies and Processes (BSc) | Media Management (BA) | Digital Design (MSc) | Digital Healthcare (MSc) | Digital Media Production (MSc) | Interactive Technologies (MSc)

Computer Science & Security. Data Science and Business Analytics (BSc) | IT Security (BSc) | Digital Innovation and Research (MSc) | Cyber Security and Resilience (MSc) | Information Security (MSc) | Data Intelligence (MSc)

Rail Technology & Mobility. Rail Technology and Mobility (BSc) | Rail Technology and Management of Railway Systems (MSc)

Health Sciences. Dietetics (BSc) | Healthcare and Nursing (BSc) | Physiotherapy (BSc) | Digital Healthcare (MSc)

Social Sciences. Social Work (BA, MA)


The Campus Media. Campus & City Radio 94.4: The campus radio is an educational terrestrial radio station run by students and it broadcasts to students and young people in and around St. Pölten. The students receive professional training on how to fulfil the wide range of tasks involved in making radio (
c-tv: Under the lecturers’ guidance students produce their own TV programmes and learn about all the steps ranging from idea development, planning and production to finishing and distribution ( c-tv maybe watched on the Viennese channel Okto, ORF, BR alphaand as a web stream (
SUMO Magazine: All students interested in writing articles or in performing any other tasks related to producing a magazine are welcome to join the SUMO team. SUMO is published twice a year and covers media-related topics.

Studios and Laboratories. With more than 10 on-campus laboratories, the UAS St. Pölten provides its students with professional, cutting-edge equipment which offer an ideal atmosphere for learning and working. The studios include the Audio Lab, the Digital Health Lab, the Interactive Media Lab, the Photo Studio, the raiLab – Rail Transport Lab, the TV Studio, etc.

Creative Pre-Incubator. Within this program students transform their idea into a successful business- Students have the opportunity to build a team and find people to augment their team with know-how. Students are introduced to the start-up scene, get to know potential investors and business angels and find their way into the funding landscape.