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 departments of Rail Technology and Mobility, Health Sciences, Computer Science and Security, Media and Digital Technologies, Media and Economics, 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 and 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-ofthe-art lecture halls, computer rooms, laboratories, a library and a refectory. Accommodation is available in three modern student residences.

Faculties and programmes

Media & Economics. Media and Communications Consulting (BA, MA) | MediaManagement (BA) | Digital Media Management (MA)
Media & Digital Technologies. Media Technology (BSc) | Smart Engineering of Production Technologies and Processes (BSc) | Digital Media Technologies (MSc) | Digital Healthcare (MSc)
Computer Science & Security. IT Security (BSc) | 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 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 tofulfil 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. Studios and Laboratories provided with professional, cutting-edge equipment offer an ideal atmosphere for learning and working, e.g. the Audio lab, Electronics Lab, Health Lab, raiLab (rail transport lab), etc.