Education and research

The Paris Lodron University, with 2,600 employees and approximately 18,000 students, offers high-level research in the various fields of scientific study. International contacts and co-operations with over 80 partner universities as well as industrial enterprises nation-wide and internationally characterize the intensive collaborative research of the University of Salzburg.

 Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences in Salzburg 

  • Paris Lodron Universität
  • Universität Mozarteum Salzburg 
  • Paracelsus Medizinische Universität Privatuniversität
  • Fachhochschule Salzburg mit Campus Kuchl und Campus Urstein
  • Pädagogische Hochschule Salzburg
  • Privatuniversität Schloss Seeburg
  • Studienzentrum Saalfelden

 Paris Lodron University Salzburg – Main research areas:

  • life Sciences
  • applied psychological research
  • geographic information systems 
  • sports and movement sciences 
  • materials research
  • offers for Bachelor’s students in engineering and Master’s students in materials science double degrees in cooperation with the Technical University in Munich

Salzburg University of Applied Sciences – main research areas 

  • Wood and biogenic technologies 
  • Information technologies and system management
  • Business management 
  • Social work and tourism
  • DE|RE|SA-Design Research Salzburg 
  • MultiMediaArt und MultiMedia Technology
  • Health studies 

Paracelsus Private Medical University Salzburg – main research areas: 

  • Neurological and psychiatric diseases
  • Allergies and immunological diseases  
  • Oncological diseseas 
  • Musculoskeletal disorders, biomechanics, sports medicine
  • Metabolic diseases and antheroscleroris 

Research competence in the city of Salzburg 

  • Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft m.b.H. 
  • Josef Ressel Center and Center for Future Studies (Salzburg University of Applied Sciences)  
  • Six Christian Doppler Laboratories (University of  Salzburg)
  • Endowed professorships
  • Academy of Sciences, Research Centre “Geographic Information Science“
  • 18 Bachelor’s Degrees at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences
  • 10 Master’s Degrees at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences 
  • More than 22.500 students

 Further education facilities in the state of Salzburg

  • University of Salzburg Business School (SMBS)
  • IfM-Institut für Management
  • Wirtschaftsförderungsinstitut Salzburg (WIFI)
  • Berufsförderungsinstitut Salzburg (BFI)
  • Ländliches Fortbildungsinstitut (LFI)