Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt

country rank  9
world rank  1186

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University Overview

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 (AAUK) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (AAUK) 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 uniRank 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 AAUK
Founded 1970
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 0
F +43 (463) 2700 9299
Other locations Vienna

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Universitätsstrasse 65-67
Klagenfurt 9020
+43 (463) 2700 8010

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft and Forschung, Österreich

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


Social Media

Online Courses

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