Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (FH Vorarlberg)

Gruppe von Studierende vor FH Vorarlberg © FH Vorarlberg/marc@rogenmoser.at

The FH Vorarlberg is a post-secondary, university level public institution. Its employees originate and mediate knowledge and competences through study, research and continuing education. The FH Vorarlberg offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes in the fields of business administration, engineering and technology, design and social work. Knowledge is mediated efficiently and with practical orientation in small group settings. The high didactic competences of the lecturers ensure uniform teaching quality. The FH Vorarlberg is one of the most research-intensive universities of applied sciences in Austria. The direct link between research and studies exposes students to current research issues early on. At the FH Vorarlberg scientists and students work in the fields of process and product engineering, microtechnology, user-centred technologies, social and economic sciences and energy.

Faculties and programmes

Bachelor’s Degrees. International Business* | Electrical Engineering Dual* | Computer Science – Software and Information Engineering* | Mechanical Engineering – Mechatronics* | Mechatronics* | Engineering and Management | InterMedia* | Social Work*
Master’s Degrees. Business Administration – Accounting, Controlling and Finance | Business Administration – Business Process Management | Business Administration – International Marketing and Sales | Energy Technology and Energy Economics* | Computer Science | Mechatronics* | InterMedia | Social Work
*The main language of instruction for all degree programmes is German, the programmes marked with * offer English conducted semesters.


Students at the FH Vorarlberg benefit from exceptional international networking opportunities with 110 partner universities around the world. This opportunity gives students a chance to gain valuable experience abroad. Many students at the FH Vorarlberg take advantage of this option and complete part of their studies in another country. Due to the English conducted semesters in several degree programmes the FH Vorarlberg also offers guest students from all over the world the opportunity to study and stay in one of the most innovative and beautiful regions of Europe. A guest semester at the FH Vorarlberg opens doors to a wide range of opportunities and offers an ideal environment in which to make inspiring contacts and experience learning in new ways. Personal support, short communication routes, open doors and interesting exchange between students and teaching staff from around the globe will foster your personal development and specialist qualifications. Vorarlberg is located right in the middle of the Alps, bordering on Germany, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. The smallest and western most federal province in Austria is one of the strongest economic regions in the European Union. Due to its central location and excellent transportation connections Vorarlberg is an ideal gateway for European travel. Vorarlberg is impressive for its diversity. Its greatest asset is the combination of a strong economy, high qualityof life, attractive options for recreation, an interesting culture scene and breathtaking scenery.