Application & Deadlines

This application process refers to students who want to spend one or two semesters as an exchange student at CUAS.

Application Deadlines
Fall semester: 30 June
Spring semester: 30 November  

Beginning of fall semester: 01 October 2020

End of fall semester: 31 January 2021 (exams might take place during the first two weeks of February)

Application procedure

Please use the following link to register: Online Application

Please use an updated version of your browser - otherwise the online application tool won't work proper. We recommend to use Google Chrome or Firefox. If you have any questions please contact international(at) 

You have to upload your Learning Agreement and the Application Form during the application process. Please have a look at our documents “Guideline Learning Agreement” and “Common Mistakes” before you fill out the forms. Please download and save the documents (learning agreement and application form) first, before you start filling in!  Please note: Your application will only be processed with fully completed documents.

Course offer

Please note that Incoming Exchange Students are required to take a minimum of 12 ECTS credits per semester. Please only choose courses from one Study Degree Program and one semester, so there will be no overlapping of the courses. If you visit us during the fall semester, please only pick courses from the 1st. 3rd and 5th semester. If you visit us in the spring semester, please only pick courses from the 2nd, 4th and 6th semester. The course offer of Carinthia University of Applied Sciences can be found within "Current courses" of the relevant degree programms:

Civil Engineering & Architecture (CUAS site: Spittal)
Engineering & IT (CUAS site: Villach and Klagenfurt)
Health Sciences & Social Work (CUAS site: Feldkirchen and Klagenfurt)
Management (CUAS site: Villach) 

The School of Management offers an English taught Bachelor program for Incoming Exchange Students. 

International Program School of Management Fall 2020

All Bachelor degree programs at CUAS are taught in German, except for Bachelor Degree Programm Intercultural Management, which is taught in English. 

CUAS offers eight master degree programs fully taught in English. For further information, please refer to this link.


We have listed important und useful information for Incoming Exchange Students under studentsLife: for example information about living expenses or housing possibilities.

CUAS International Relations Office offers Incoming Exchange Students support regarding accommodation. For CUAS sites Villach, Klagenfurt and Spittal rooms are available in student dormitories. If there is no accomodation available, we will help you to get in touch with potential landlords.

For more information about studying and living in Carinthia you can also read the International Student Guide.

Every month the International Relations Office organizes day trips and social evenings. Depending on the season, ice skating, hiking, cycling or visits to cities like Salzburg or Vienna are on the agenda. These trips are always a good occasion to learn more about Austria and meet other exchange and local students!