Academic Programs

International students who are seeking a degree from the University of Salzburg receive the relevant informations from the Student Service Centre –  contact form For more information on “Studying at an Austrian University” go to

Erasmus and International Students

Our department wants to be an especially welcoming place to internationals students who enrich our academic community and will find a high quality academic program in a very livable, beautiful and historic city. Nevertheless, students should note that knowledge of German is necessary to make this a successful experience. For further information, see the pages on Erasmus and international students.

The Bachelor’s Program

The Bachelor’s Program comprises 6 semesters of study and requires 180 ECTS credits for completion – one ECTS credit equals 25 hours of academic work.

The Master’s Program

The Master’s Program in Sociology comprises 120 ECTS credits and requires 4 semesters of study.

The Doctoral (PhD) Program

For details about the admissions criteria and the program please refer to the link to the PhD Program