St Pölten University of Applied Sciences prides itself with being a future-orientated institution committed to practice-based teaching and learning. With more than 3,400 students in 26 study programmes, St Pölten University of Applied Sciences offers exchange students a new academic environment as well as a range of intercultural experiences.
Founded in 1993, the university is now a research leader in Media & Digital Technologies and Computer Science & Security. Students have 24/7 access to professionally equipped laboratories such as the TV Studio, the Industry 4.0 Lab or the Digital Health Lab. The campus has recently been expanded to become an innovative “Campus of the Future” with cutting-edge teaching and learning facilities.
Programmes of study
DMU’s exchange agreement with St Pölten University of Applied Sciences allows students enrolled on the following programmes to study abroad:
Modules will be available in English. Students can choose to participate in the European Project Semester – EPS and Interdisciplinary Lab – iLab (both interdisciplinary options) or take modules from areas of Computing and ICT. Please note, the latter may include modules at Masters level. German Language and Austrian Culture classes are also available.
Exchange students will be required to follow a full programme of study for the academic year based at St Pölten University of Applied Sciences.
Learn more about campus activities and events
Incoming international exchange students to St Pölten University of Applied Sciences are invited to attend comprehensive Orientation Days. This includes guided tours of the town of St Pölten, a day trip to Vienna, and a host of hints and tips on how best to spend your time in Austria. Additionally, the International Student Network (ISN) supports incoming students and helps integration into the student community. The university offers Campus Sports to students which includes yoga, archery and volleyball, to name but a few.
Travel & accommodation
Visas & insurance
Living costs in Austria tend to be similar to those in the UK. We recommend that you do further independent research to gain a better understanding of the cost of your year abroad. To help you, we have created a simple cost comparison between the UK and Austria: