Studying at the University of Innsbruck

The University of Innsbruck is a public university. The University was founded in 1669 and is the biggest and most important research and education institution in western Austria, today comprised of approximately 28.000 students and more than 4.500 staff and faculty members.

At the 16 faculties, scientists teach and research in the diverse scientific fields of humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and economics, theology, law, as well as structural engineering sciences and architecture. The University offers a very broad spectrum of programs and comprehensive continuing education courses and employs excellent scientists – training and education at the highest level.

The students benefit especially from the excellent knowledge and expertise of the faculty members. Since the University of Innsbruck offers all fields of study, it provides the advantage of collaboration between the diverse disciplines, resulting in comprehensive course choices.


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ECTS Label 2013-2016
The University of Innsbruck is the only Austrian university and one of the few full universities in Europe to have been awarded by the European Commission both the "Diploma Supplement" and now – for the first time – the ECTS Label … more »

Studying in Innsbruck

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Current newsletter no. 03/2015 on 2 October 2015


Admission Procedures for the Academic Year of 2015/2016 • Numerous changes for the STEOP as of 31.12.2015 • International Experience as Career Jump • Waste Separation at the University of Innsbruck • Audit – University and Family – Compatibility of Studying and Family • "How can I stay on track with my studies without losing the plot?" • Course Analysis for the Academic Year of 2015/16 • Consideration of pertinent prior learning for your study programme … read the newsletter no. 03/2015 »