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 Business Communications (MA) | Digital Business & Sustainability* (MA) | Digital Marketing & Communication (MA)
Media & Digital Technologies. Media Technology (BSc) | Smart Engineering of Production Technologies and Processes | Creative Computing (BSc) |Media
Management (BA) | Digital Media Management* (MA) | Digital Design (MSc) | Interactive Technologies (Dipl.-Ing.)| Digital Media Production (Dipl.-Ing.)| Digital Healthcare (MSc)
Computer Science & Security. IT Security (BSc) |Data Science and Business Analytics (BSc) | Cyber Security and Resilience (MSc) |Digital Innovation and Research (MSc) | Data Intelligence (Dipl.-Ing.) | Information Security (MSc)
Rail Technology & Mobility. Rail Technology and Mobility (BSc) | Rail Technology and Management of Railway Systems (MSc)
Health Sciences. Dietetics (BSc) | Healthcare and NursingPLUS (BSc) | Physiotherapy (BSc) |Digital Healthcare (MSc)
Social Sciences. Social Work (BA, MA), Social Pedagogy* (BA)

*subject to accreditation by AQ Austria 


We are European University. The St. Pölten UAS is part of the European University Alliance E³UDRES² and leads this network, which comprises a total of 9 universities and universities of applied sciences from all over Europe. As an alliance, E³UDRES² partners work closely together to make a significant contribution in the areas of higher education, research, and innovation. E³UDRES² offers students particularly easy access to international exchange across Europe: Events such as hackathons, I Living Labs, or bootcamps enable students to leave their own bubble, meet people from other cultures, and gain practical experience. E³UDRES², an Excellence Progamme of the European Union, also offers numerous opportunities for low-threshold short-term mobilities that enrich your CV with international experience. All E³UDRES² formats are open to all of our students – regardless of degree programme or background. The St. Pölten UAS thus offers the best prerequisites for gaining international experience.

Set Your Mind on the Future.  Due to our future-oriented education offer, our graduates have excellent career opportunities and are in great demand on the labour market. We attach great importance to the compatibility of studies, career, and family. Numerous bachelor and master degree programmes as well as the majority of continuing education courses are offered on a part-time basis. Dual study programmes combine theoretical knowledge with practical training in the company. Become part of our success story: