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University of Klagenfurt

World University Rankings 2023
Young University Rankings 2023
Universitätsstraße 65-67, 9020 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria

About University of Klagenfurt

The University of Klagenfurt (or Universität Klagenfurt or Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt) in Austria is the largest research and higher education institution in the state of Carinthia.

Starting out as an Educational Science College in 1970, it then became the Universität für Bildungswissenschaften (University for Educational Sciences) in 1975. It became the Universität Klagenfurt in 1993 and the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt in 2004.

The University of Klagenfurt offers a broad choice of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programmes in the field of engineering, management and economics, social sciences, culture, and languages.

There are more than 12,000 students and 1,500 academic staff members.

There are also a number of central facilities like the Robert Musil Institute, the Karl Popper Kolleg, the University Cultural Centre (UNIKUM), the build! Gründerzentrum (a start-up incubation centre), the University Sports Centre (USI), and the Klagenfurt University Library.

The campus is near Lake Wörthersee, in the city of Klagenfurt, which has a population of about 100,000 and is one of the safest cities in Austria.

A captivating city, it has plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants with a Mediterranean feel.

It is located 30km from the Slovenian border and 60km from the Italian border, the university is a big supporter of bi- and multilingualism, especially in the context of the Slovenian minority in Carinthia.

Alongside the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (Italy) and the University of Fribourg (Switzerland), it’s among the three most southern universities in the German-speaking world.

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Key statistics

  • 3,562
    Number of FTE Students
  • 68 : 32
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 28%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 10.0
    No. of students per staff
Based on data collected for the (1) 2023 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at University of Klagenfurt

  • Physical sciences

    • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Business & economics

    • Business & Management
    • Economics & Econometrics
  • Social sciences

    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Geography
  • Arts & humanities

    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Law

    • Law
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Education

    • Education
  • Engineering & technology

    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering