The PLUS offers 30 fields of study, which range from theology to law, business and economics, natural and life sciences to digital and analytical sciences as well as cultural and social sciences. Here at the PLUS, there are almost 18,000 students completing Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD programmes. This diverse offer is topped off with supplementary and specialisation courses.
Founded in 1622 by Prince Archbishop Paris Lodron and re-established in 1962, today the PLUS is the largest educational institution in Salzburg.
In order to get the best out of your time in Salzburg, you are likely to consider other factors such as suitable accommodation, various food and sports options, interesting part-time jobs, and exciting events as well. We also support students with parenting responsibilities.
If you are one of our graduates but feel you don’t want to leave student life behind just yet, join our Alumni Club.
The PLUS is a research institution well established in both local and international networks. It is a high-profile institution boasting a diverse subject offer. Around 2,000 academics are responsible for shaping this profile through their excellent research work at the PLUS.
Research-based teaching is one of the trademarks of the PLUS. It combines the versatile research services with an excellent teaching offer for all students.
From the wide range of degree programmes to student services, important semester dates to studying abroad: you can find all the important information about studying at the PLUS here.
The taster offers for prospective students, “Studieren Probieren” and “Studieren Recherchieren”, allow secondary school leavers to find out more about entry procedures and preparations for university life.
Department of Biosciences & Medical Biology
Campus FreisaalUniversity of Salzburg
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