The PLUS boasts six faculties with 34 departments and around 87 degree programmes in digital and analytical, natural and life sciences, social sciences and cultural studies, law and economics, and theology. Almost 18,000 students are enrolled in bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programmes here.
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.
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Biol. Dr. Stefan DötterlHead of WG Plant Ecology and Botanical Garden
Hellbrunnerstr. 34, Room: E-E.008, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-5527Fax.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-142E-Mail:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter ComesWorking Group Leader, Deputy Head of Botanical Garden
Hellbrunnerstr. 34, Room: E-E.006, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-5505Fax.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-142E-Mail:
Dr. Stephanie SocherSenior Scientist, Curator
Hellbrunnerstr. 34, Room E.E. 010, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-5533E-Mail:
Dipl.-Ing. Stephanie HauserTechnical Director
Hellbrunner Straße 34/III, 5020 Salzburg, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43 662 8044 5506E-Mail:
Florian BauerGarden Apprentice
Hellbrunner Straße 34/III, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43 662 8044 5532E-Mail:
Manuel Arjuna Najm BreidbachGarden Apprentice
Katharina HittmannSkilled worker
Ella IbbotsonGarden Apprentice
Verena Meroth, MScSkilled worker
Klaus PichlerMaster Gardener
Astrid ReiterSkilled worker
Thomas StanglSkilled worker
Christian TeuflSkilled worker
Bernd UnterlercherSkilled worker
Christian WeisMaster Gardener
Tel.: +43 662 8044 5531/5532E-Mail:
Claudia ZaunerMaster Gardener
Jana ZlanabitnigSkilled worker
5020 Salzburg, Austria
T +43 (0) 662 8044-0
F +43 (0) 662 8044-145