The PLUS boasts six faculties with 34 departments and around 90 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.
Ass.-Prof. Dr.in Lena von KotzebueHead of Biology and Environmental Education
Hellbrunner Straße 34, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-7317Fax.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-7333E-Mail:
Ass.-Prof. Priv.-Doz. MMag.a Dr.in Iris SchifflAss.-Prof.
Tel.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-7326Fax.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-161E-Mail:
Mag.a Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Heidi BernsteinerSenior Scientist
Tel.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-7340E-Mail:
Nathalie Kleiß, MA.rer.nat Senior Scientist, Head of School Biological Teaching Garden
Tel.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-7331E-Mail:
Mag.a Bettina MannUniversity assistant, PhD Student
Tel.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-7311
Mag.a Elisabeth ScheicherSenior Scientist, Head of Green School
Mag.a Dr.in Lisa Virtbauer Senior Scientist, Head of School Biology Centre
Tel.: + 43 (0) 662 /8044-7340Fax.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-7333E-Mail:
Mag. Karin WeilhartnerAnimal keeper at the School Biology Centre
Erzabt Klotz Straße 1, 5020 Salzburg
5020 Salzburg, Austria
T +43 (0) 662 8044-0
F +43 (0) 662 8044-145