Civil Engineering & Architecture

Ideas into practice.

Bachelor  |  Master  |  Further Education

Engineering & IT

Passion for technologies.

Bachelor  |  Master  |  Further Education


Creating value through management.

Bachelor  |  Master  |  Further Education


The Carinthia University of Applied Sciences offers researchers a wide range of support in the research and development sector as well as in the area of knowledge and technology transfer.


Center for Further Education

Through the CFE – Center for Further Education, the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, in addition to its teaching and research, sets a further focus on the area of training at a high scientific level in close cooperation with professional business partners both locally and internationally. 

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Information Technologies
Network & Communication Engineering

Anonymität ade: Der Schuh weiß alles

Durch Zufall entdeckten Forscher der FH Kärnten, dass moderne Sportschuhe mit RFID-Chips bestückt sind. Das hat Folgen.

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Information Technologies
Geoinformation and Environment

Ausgezeichnete Forschung

Christoph Erlacher, wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter des Studiengangs „Geoinformation und Umwelttechnologien“, beschäftigt sich im Zuge seiner…

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Engineering & IT
Systems Engineering

Robotik-Team holte sich Europameistertitel bei RoboCup German Open 2017

Vom 5. bis 7. Mai 2017 haben die RoboCup German Open in den Magdeburger Messehallen stattgefunden. Den ersten Platz in der Gesamtwertung innerhalb der…

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Hotel Management

Employer Branding braucht viel Vorarbeit!

On air bei Hotelier TV & Radio ! Stefan Nungesser, Studienzweigleiter Hotelmanagement, erläutert Erfolgsfaktoren beim Employer Branding!

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Engineering & IT
Industrial Engineering and Management

Carinthia University of Applied Sciences opens Start Up Garages completing the Start Up Campus Villach

Another building block in realizing the “Start Up” Campus at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences (CUAS) has been set with the establishment…

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Engineering & IT
Industrial Engineering and Management

FH Kärnten eröffnet "gründer garage" am Campus Villach

Mit der Eröffnung am 29. November wird ein weiterer Baustein zur Entwicklung eines Systems für Start-ups an der FH Kärnten verwirklicht.

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Engineering & IT
Electrical Energy & Mobility Systems

Fünfjähriges Bestehen des Masterstudiums Electrical Energy & Mobility Systems

FH Kärnten führt Masterstudium mit Erfolg im Bereich Elektromobilität und Elektrische Speichersysteme: Seit dem Jahr 2010 werden Studierende im…


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RE!THINK Branding 2022

The School of Management’s successful online event series continues

21. Jan


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Symposium Sterbeverfügungsgesetz

Juristische Tagung zur neuen Regelung des Assistierten Suizids ab 2022

29. Jan


Beginn: 09:00
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EduCarecamp Klagenfurt: Reinklicken – Anmelden – Hinkommen – Mitreden!

Zweck der Veranstaltung ist es alle, die mit der Ausbildung von professionell Pflegenden befasst sind, auf unkomplizierte Art und Weise miteinander in Kontakt zu bringen.  [...]

18. Mar


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HEROES Age-Inclusive Hackathon

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25 years Carinthia University of Applied Sciences

The Carinthia University of Applied Sciences celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2020. We as a university see it as our social responsibility to live sustainability in our daily university life and therefore all activities and events that will accompany us through the anniversary year will be under the topic of "sustainability".

8 reasons for studying at CUAS

We are well-known for our open and family-like atmosphere.  Our university places great value on the personal working relations between students, staff and faculty. Smaller working groups allow for more individual support and supervision.


We are an internationally oriented university.  The Carinthia University of Applied Sciences cooperates with more than 160 institutions of higher education worldwide. Open-minded and without borders, the CUAS is located at the intersection of three cultures in the Alps-Adriatic Region and is very close to Italy and Slovenia. We offer not only our Austrian but also our international students excellent conditions for a multilingual study.

The combination of academic studies and practical work experience ensures the quality of teaching and research.  This quality is enhanced and assured by our many international guest and part-time lecturers.  Partnerships with regional and international companies not only ensures a practice-oriented study programs, but also guarantee the exchange of scientific know-how.


Innovate degree programs that keep pace with a changing world have made the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences a prime location for sustainable research and development. Future-oriented topics in all of our areas of study play an important role in this.

Studying in Carinthia is fun!  Embedded between idyllic mountains, valleys and lakes, Carinthia offers a huge variety of sports and leisure opportunities year-round. The picturesque Carinthian landscape ensures an exceptionally high quality of life for you during your studies.

In addition to your studies, young and dynamic networks provide perfect opportunities to gain a foothold in the start-up sector.  So-called ‘Think Labs’, start-up centers, attractive innovation workshops and many events bring Carinthia University of Applied Sciences students together with entrepreneurs from the region and enable them to network early in order to form joint future projects.

Where and more importantly what students would like to study should be carefully considered.  The Carinthia University of Applied Sciences makes this choice much easier. Here potential students will find the unique combination of a wide range of exciting and practice-oriented degree programs as well as a quality of life that is hard to match.


Studying while working is the key to a personal career planning. As a part-time student at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, your curriculum is organized in such a way that your studies and your job are reconciled with one another


Our Campuses

Campus Feldkirchen

Hauptplatz 12
9560 Feldkirchen i. K., Austria
+43 5 90500 4101

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Health Sciences & Social Work

Campus Klagenfurt – Primoschgasse

Primoschgasse 8-10 
9020 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria
+43 5 90500 3301

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Campus Klagenfurt – St. Veiterstraße

St. Veiterstraße 47 
9020 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria
+43 5 90500 3501

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Campus Spittal

Villacher Straße 1
9800 Spittal a.d. Drau, Austria
+43 5 90500 5101

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Campus Villach

Europastraße 4,
9524 Villach, Austria
+43 5 90500-7700

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CUAS partners

Research partners

Based upon our longstanding research tradition, we have a distinctive profile when compared with other universities.

Business partners

Our business partners appreciate the excellent technical and economic education that we provide in addition to our practice orientation.


Our intensive school network enables us to provide information and consultation about educational opportunities at an early stage.


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