Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt

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world rank  843

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Founded in 1970, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (University of Klagenfurt) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Klagenfurt (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Carinthia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Vienna. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft and Forschung, Österreich (Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, Austria), Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (AAU) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (AAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Klagenfurt
Acronym AAU
Founded 1970 It obtained status of University in 1975. The name of the university is changed to the University of Klagenfurt in 1993, and to Alpen_adria-Universität Klagenfurt in 2004.
Motto Per Aspera ad Astra
Through hardships to the stars
Colours Shades of Blue

University Location

Address Universitätsstrasse 65-67
Klagenfurt (population range: 50,000-249,999)
9020 Carinthia
T +43 (463) 2700
F +43 (463) 2700 9299
Other locations Vienna

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Universitätsstrasse 90
Klagenfurt 9020
+43 (463) 2700 8010

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft and Forschung, Österreich

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Vision2020
  • The Crowdhelix Network
  • UNIVERS alliance project
  • KWF Kärntner Wirtschaftsförderungsfonds

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020