FAQs

General information

Please find below all answers to frequently asked questions about PLUS graduation ceremonies. 


How long does the ceremony last? 

The entire event lasts approx. 1.5 hours. 


Where does the ceremony take place? 

The graduation ceremony takes place in the Große Universitätsaula, Universitätsplatz 1. The entrance is located in the Furtwängler Park


Where can I park?

Parking is available in the Altstadtgarage Mönchsberg (access via Neutorstraße).

  • CONTIPARK Tiefgarage – Altstadtgarage A – Hildmannplatz 1, Salzburg
  • CONTIPARK Tiefgarage – Altstadtgarage B – Hildmannplatz, Salzburg

We can punch your parking ticket (required for a cheaper parking rate) in the cloakroom.


When should I arrive? 

All graduates should arrive at the Große Universitätsaula at 9:30 for individual and group photos, followed by a rehearsal. Please come straight to the meeting place in the Aula (1st floor) next to the stage.


How many guests can I bring to the ceremony?

For current measures, please refer to the information sheet that will be emailed to you prior to the event. This information will also be updated on the website on an ongoing basis. 


When can guests enter the Aula? 

Your accompanying persons can start to take their seat from 10:30.


What Covid measures apply for the upcoming ceremony?

For current measures, please refer to the information sheet that will be emailed to you prior to the event. This information will also be updated on the website on an ongoing basis. 


Is there a cloakroom? 

Visitors can check in their belongings free of charge. The cloakroom can be found on the ground floor.


Is the building wheelchair accessible?

Yes. Wheelchair access is possible via the lift (in the entrance hall on the left).


Am I allowed to take pictures during the event? 

Photography and filming are permitted in the hall. Photos of the stage are not allowed.


Will drinks be offered in the foyer?

Yes, there is a possibility to buy drinks in the foyer. 


Are children allowed to attend?

Yes, children are allowed to accompany you to your graduation. 


My accompanying person is unable to attend, may I register another person?

Yes, please provide the first and last name of your new accompanying persons in good time. Please send all information to:


I have completed several degrees, can I get a certificate for each one?

Yes, please send the title page of your other degree, as well as your second Verleihungsbescheid (award certificate) to Please make sure to send all documents before the registration deadline. 

Please note: you will only have to pay the attendance fee once, even if you are collecting two certificates. 


May I give a graduation speech?

One person is welcomed to give a graduation speech on behalf of all attending graduates organised on a first come, first served basis. If you are interested, please contact us:


How do I pay my attendance fee? 

The attendance fee can be paid during the online registration. Payments via Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, V PAY and Sofortüberweisung (bank transfer) are supported. Alternatively, you can pay the attendance fee by bank transfer. Account information will be provided during registration.

Please note: You will only be fully registered to the graduation ceremony after the payment has been received.


The ceremony is fully booked. Is there a waiting list?

Unfortunately, for organisational reasons, we do not offer a waiting list. Try to register via the link at a later date – if a person deregisters from the ceremony, a place will automatically become available.


Can I pre-register for the next event?

Unfortunately this is not possible. Registration is only available via the registration tool. Please refer to the website for the current registration information.