The UAS St. Pölten stands for high quality tertiary education, practical relevance and internationality. It is locally anchored, globally connected and stands forfuture-oriented academic education in the subject areas of Media & Economics, Media & Digital Technologies, Computer Science & Security, Rail Technology & Mobility, Health Sciences and Social Sciences.
With more than 3,200 students, the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences is a key player in the Austrian higher education sector and one of the most important employers in the region. Our university distinguishes itself through its future-oriented and steadily growing number of study programmes, a strong interdisciplinary collaboration and its research focus.
Within the department for Media and Digital Technologies we have implemented innovative learning formats such as the European Project Semester, which offers international students a semester of courses taught in English. Our dual-system vocational approach means that the Smart Engineering programme curriculum includes an employment component, with work placements and in-company theoretical training blocks. We offer an interdisciplinary master degree programme which combines digital technologies and healthcare. Graduates of the programme are experts in the interdisciplinary planning, implementation, evaluation and development of technology-based healthcare innovations.
Students have access to our studios and labs, as well as all the associated equipment, 24-hours a day, seven days a week: Video studio, Post-production studio, Audio lab, Interactive media lab, Photo studio, Electronics lab, Media technology service centre, Multimedia lab, Usability and counselling lab.