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.
Assoz. Prof. Dr. Sabine AgathaGroup leader Protistology
Hellbrunnerstr. 34, Room: E-2.084, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-5540Fax.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-5698E-Mail:
Dr. Maximilian GanserProject assistant
Hellbrunnerstr. 34, Room: E-2.086, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-5615Fax.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-5698E-Mail:
Dr. Heidi BartelTechnical Assistant
Hellbrunnerstr. 34, Room: D-2.045, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-5634Fax.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-5698E-Mail:
Mag. Birgit WeißenbacherTechnical Assistant
Univ.- Prof. Dr. Jan Christian HabelGroup leader, Affiliations: Evolutionary Zoology, Conservation Biology
Hellbrunnerstraße 34, Room: D-2.063, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43(0)662 8044 5620E-Mail:
Viktoria Angerer, BSc.Project assistant
Hellbrunnerstraße 34, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43(0)662 8044 5602E-Mail:
Dr. Beate ApfelbeckSenior Scientist, Affiliations: Ecophysiology, Behavioral Endocrinology
Tel.: +43(0)662 8044 5512E-Mail:
Dr. Jonas EberlePostDoc, Affiliations: Evolutionary Zoology, Population Genomics
Tel.: +43(0)662 8044 5638E-Mail:
Gladys Nyakeru Kung’u, MSc.Project assistant, PhD student
Tel.: +43(0)662 80445604E-Mail:
Noreen Mutoro, MSc.PhD student
Tel.: +43(0)662 8044 5604E-Mail:
Magdalena Mayr, MSc.Technical Assistant, Affiliations: Zoology, Molecular Genetics
Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, 5020 Salzburg
5020 Salzburg, Austria
T +43 (0) 662 8044-0
F +43 (0) 662 8044-145