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University of Applied Science Urstein

Opened in autumn 2005, the Fachhochschule Salzburg in Urstein contributes in enhancing Salzburg’s significance as a place of modern education. At the FH Urstein campus in Puch attractive architectural worlds meet. The triad consisting of the castle Urstein, the old dairy farm and the modern building of the FH Urstein blends perfectly into the charming surroundings just outside the Mozart town Salzburg.

Three specialised fields are taught at the Fachhochschule Urstein Salzburg: Business & Technology, Media & Design as well as Health & Social work. The Salzburg Fachhochschule Urstein offers its students a profound tertiary education with high quality standards, which are based on the principles of science, perseverance and up-to datedness. It should be especially pointed out that the FH Urstein cooperates closely with the local economy. It is this combination of practice and theory which makes graduates from the FH Salzburg also internationally desired employees.

Study courses at the FH Urstein Salzburg:

Business & Technology

ITS Information Technology & System-Management ( former Telecommunication technology & -systems)
HTW Wood technology & Wood economyt
BWI Managerial Economics & Information Management
EMTA Development & Management of touristic offers
BGH Constructional design – Wood

Media & Design

MMA MuliMediaArt
DTV Digital Television
DPM Design & Product Management

Health & Social Work

SOZA Social work

Next to the teachings the Campus of the Fachhochschule Urstein also concerns itself with research. With the research organisation „Forschung Urstein – Zentrum für Zukunftsstudien ZfZ“ ( Reserach Urstein- Centre for future studies ) once again the combination of theory and practice is put to the test. The research activities of the ZfZ stand in the area of conflict between future orientated research and innovative practice.

The actual specialised fields in reserach:

Future : Free-time : Science
Future : Free-time : Quality of life
Future : Tourism : Economy

The Fachhochschule Urstein Salzburg is only a few minutes away by car from the Gasthaus zum Kirchenwirt. When the weather is nice it is especially pleasurable to go to seminars and lectures at the Salzburger Fachhochschule Urstein with the bicycle. The well sign-posted cycle tracks lead you through the landscape conservation area of the Salzachauen (meadows along the river Salzach).