About the study

Four study courses with different focuses are embedded in the program: Geoinformation and Environment, Medical Technology, Network and Communication Technology, and the completely new orientation towards multimediatechnology. In addition to a stronger, well-founded basic IT knowledge, the focus on the branches of study will gradually increase in the course of the course.

You can study "Information Technology" full-time or part-time. For the basic IT subjects, you have the choice of attending these either in Villach or in Klagenfurt - the special subjects for the branches of study "Geoinformation and Environment" and "Multimedia Technology" take place at the Villach campus, those for the branches of study "Medical Engineering" and "Network & Communication Engineering" at the Klagenfurt campus. Starting in the 3rd semester, students choose one of the elective modules "Internet of Things" (Klagenfurt Campus), "Mobile Systems Development" (Klagenfurt Campus) and "Data Science" (Villach Campus) for the following 3 semesters (3rd, 4th, 5th). The courses of the elective modules are held jointly for full-time and part-time students.

ADVANTAGES

  • Courses on both campuses
  • Full-time and part-time
  • Wide-ranging training
  • Current topics in the elective module
  • Use of comprehensive lecture hall and laboratory infrastructure

Elective modules

Due to the almost everywhere available Internet, the desire and the requirement to integrate sensors and sensor systems for the acquisition of measured values into the Internet community is growing. Measured values are no longer classically generated and displayed locally, but stored on servers in the Internet as a data package. One now speaks of machine-to-machine communication, M2M. The data packets are then collected and processed. This process takes place in industry, health care, households - in fact in every sector. The requirements for infrastructure and data security are necessarily increasing.

In the elective module "IoT" these mentioned focal points are analysed and worked out together with students, so that they are able to design, build and verify such contemporary requirements.

Whether mobile communication in everyday life and at work, intelligent use of transport or the control of our homes - we are networked and on the move at the same time. Mobility can increase personal freedom, enhance quality of life and also open up career prospects. In the Mobile Systems Development major, students learn about the latest developments in the field of mobile technologies. In addition to mobile applications (apps), topics such as middleware, architecture and management of mobile systems, digital signal processing, processing of sensor and localization data (GPS, Galileo) and interface design are covered.

Data science is generally understood as the extraction of knowledge from data. Nowadays we have enormous amounts of data at our disposal from which information must be generated and recommendations for action derived. In addition to expert knowledge about suitable analysis tools, coordination and communication skills are important factors for successful work with large amounts of data. In the elective module, students learn basic concepts and application areas from the fields of artificial intelligence, statistics in modern data analysis, and data visualization, and can make well-founded assessments of data quality.

study programs

Geoinformation and Environment
(geoIT)

Medical Technology
(medIT)

multimediatechnology
(mediaIT)

Network and Communication Technology (netIT)

Application deadline

Period I: 01.10. - 15.03.20
Period II: 16.03.- 15.05.20
Period III: 16.03. - 15.07.20
Period IV: 16.07. - 30.09.20

Please note that applicants from non-EU countries or applicants living outside the European Union should apply as soon as possible to be in time for the visa procedure.

Study start

The semester starts on 1st October 2020.

Teaching time

Monday to Friday

Partly Saturday

Events

FH DAY
29.01.2021

FH Open Campus - Infoabend
05.03.2021
07.05.2021

FH Open Campus - Online03.12.2020
15.04.2021
01.07.2021

Studien-Info-Lounge 
2nd Tuesday of the month via Videocall

Further information

Language of instruction:

German

Application deadline

Period I: 01.10. - 15.03.20
Period II: 16.03.- 15.05.20
Period III: 16.03. - 15.07.20
Period IV: 16.07. - 30.09.20

Please note that applicants from non-EU countries or applicants living outside the European Union should apply as soon as possible to be in time for the visa procedure.

Study start

The semester starts in the middle of September

Teaching time

Tuesday and Wednesday 16:00 h
Friday 14:20 h
Saturday 8:30 h

Events

FH DAY
29.01.2021

FH Open Campus - Infoabend
05.03.2021
07.05.2021

FH Open Campus - Online03.12.2020
15.04.2021
01.07.2021

Studien-Info-Lounge 
2nd Tuesday of the month via Videocall

Further information

Language of instruction:

German

Information

Program Director

Level of qualification
Bachelor
ECTS credits
180
Tuition fees
€ 363.36 / semester
Qualification awarded
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
Duration of study
6 semester
ÖH (Austrian Student Union) fee
€ 20.20 / semester
Language of instruction
Deutsch
FH campus
  • Klagenfurt
  • Villach

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News

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Information Technology
Medical Engineering

"So ticken wir Kärntner" – To be operated by a robot?

An Antenne Kärnten interview with Günther Grabner, program director of the medical technology course. (Further information in german)

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Information Technology
Medical Engineering

René Schranzer is announced as Poster Award Winner at the Austrian Congress

FH project collaborator and prospective PhD candidate in the field of medical imaging at the Medical University of Vienna, René Schranzer, was awarded…

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Information Technology
Geoinformation and Environment

GI Research Colloquium 2020

We are pleased to invite you to a series of talks on GIScience topics by distinguished scholars and young researchers, which will take place…

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Engineering & IT
Information Technology

Bachelor-Studiengang „Informationstechnologien“ ein Jahr in Wien und zwei Jahre in Kärnten.

Die FH Technikum Wien und die FH Kärnten starten im Herbst 2020 ein gemeinsames Informationstechnologie-Bachelorstudium.

Faculty and Staff - Information Technologies

Dean Engineering & IT, Head of Degree Program Information Technology, Medical Engineering and Health Care IT

FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn.

 Christian Menard
Program Director

DI

 Simon Grasser, MBA
Program Director Medical Engineering

FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. (FH)

 Günther Grabner, Ph.D.
Program Director Multimedia Technology

Dipl.-Ing.

 Jürgen Thierry
Student Support Services
 Claudia Palank
Planning of schedules and rooms
Professor

Mag.a

 Sandra Filipic-Klinar
Professor for Computer Graphics & Augmented Reality

DI Dr. techn.

 Andreas Daniel Hartl
Professor of Data Science

FH-Prof. DI (FH) Dr. techn.

 Markus Prossegger
Professor of Geoinformatics

FH-Prof.in Dipl.-Ing. Dr.in techn.

 Adrijana Car
Professor of Computer Science

FH-Prof.in Univ.-Doz. Dr.

 Elke Hochmüller

FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn.

 Dominik Rauner-Reithmayer
Professor of Mathematics/Network Engineering

FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.

 Peter Bachhiesl
Professor of Medical Electronics and Sensor Technology

Dipl.-Ing. (FH)

 Matthias Haselberger
Head of Degree Program Geoinformation and Environmental Technologies, Spatial Information Management

FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.

 Gerald Gruber
Senior Researcher

Ing. Mag.

 Gerald Zebedin
Senior Researcher/Senior Lecturer

Dipl.-Ing.

 Michael Karl Reiner, BSc
Laboratory Engineer

DI (FH)

 Michael Dorfer

Ing.

 Peter Grabner

Dipl.-Ing.

 Martina Preiml, BSc
Lektor

DI (FH)

 Nikolaus Ortner
Part-time Lecturer

Campus & Arrival

Campus Primoschgasse

Klagenfurt combines joie de vivre, nature and culture. The city of just over 100,000 inhabitants on Lake Wörthersee is a recreational area that fulfils every wish. Slovenia and Italy are not far away, the mountains are within reach. Klagenfurt's cultural scene is also vibrant, with clubs, stages and museums. The Old Square with its many shops, restaurants and cafés is the centre of city life. The idyllic Lendkanal connects the city with the lake and, like Kreuzbergl, is a popular destination for amateur sportsmen and nature lovers. 
The campus in Primoschgasse has perfect transport connections - a separate bus line stops directly in front of the FH on the Südring. The view from the roof terrace onto the mountain panorama surrounding Klagenfurt offers the perfect space for relaxing breaks.

Explore Campus Klagenfurt–Primoschgasse on a 360° Tour.

coming from the west (from A10, A11) along the southern motorway A2: 
Exit Klagenfurt/Wörthersee (Minimundus), along Südring for about 7 km, turn left at the Südring/Gerberweg intersection (BP gas station), after 150 m turn right to FH Kärnten - Standort Klagenfurt, Primoschgasse 10.

Coming from the east along the southern motorway A2: 
Exit Klagenfurt-Ost, turn into town (left), direction Klagenfurt-Zentrum after 1 km on Völkermarkterstrasse (right) after about 2.5 km turn left at the intersection into Südring (Kika), at the intersection Südring/Gerberweg (BP gas station) turn into town (right), after 150 m turn right to FH Kärnten - Location Klagenfurt, Primoschgasse 10.

Coming from the south along the Rosentalerstrasse B91: 
turn right at the intersection Rosentalerstrasse/Südring (PSK) into Südring, along Südring for about 2.5km. turn left at the intersection Südring/Gerberweg (BP gas station), after 150 m turn right to FH Kärnten - Location Klagenfurt, Primoschgasse 10.

Coming from the north along the St. Veiterstrasse B83:
Turn left, follow St. Veiterring into Völkermarkterring (right) southbound, extension Völkermarkterring into Lastenstrasse until you reach the railway underpass (approx. 800m), extension Lastenstrasse into Gerberweg, after approx. 750m turn left to FH Kärnten - Location Klagenfurt, Primoschgasse 10.

Klagenfurt main station, footpath to Südpark along Bahnstrasse (direction east), footpath along Gerberweg to Primoschgasse to FH Kärnten - location Klagenfurt, Primoschgasse 10 (direction south), duration from main station about 20 min.

 

Airport Klagenfurt, by taxi to the FH Kärnten - location Klagenfurt, Primoschgasse 10 (duration about 20 min), or by public utility bus to Heiligengeistplatz, change to line 40, 41, 42, 70 or 71, duration from airport about 50 min.

 

 

Kontakt

Primoschgasse 8–10
9020 Klagenfurt, Austria

+43 5 90500 3101
engineering-itfh-kaerntenat

Erkunden Sie den Campus Klagenfurt–Primoschgasse bei einer 360° Tour.

Villach

The Villach region combines tradition, cosmopolitanism and quality of life with the advantages of an innovative business location. Villach, a small town with about 60,000 inhabitants, is an international high-tech location with groundbreaking cooperation between science and industry and is also increasingly developing into a start-up town.

Situated directly at the intersection of three cultures, Villach, situated on the Drava river, is an important traffic junction in the Alps-Adriatic region. This special geographical location and the beautiful landscape around Villach and in the federal state of Carinthia have made the region a popular holiday destination for generations, further beyond the borders. The drinking water quality of the lakes and the particularly clean air make Villach and its surroundings an environmental paradise.

In addition to its geographical advantages, Austria also leads the world in terms of its social and health care system and is considered a particularly safe, prosperous and liveable country.

Despite the above-average prosperity and the comprehensive state social benefits, Villach compares favourably with many international destinations. The "small town bonus" comes into its own here and makes everyday life affordable.

 Explore Campus Villach on a 360° Tour.

Motorway exit Wernberg, then on the B 83 approx. 2 km in the direction of Villach, after the Villach town sign the B83 passes under the A2 motorway, and then immediately right the first exit in the direction of MAGDALENEN SEE. Following the signs for Magdalenen See, the road leads through a small wooded area, always follow the road, after an S-curve past Magdalenen See (left) always straight ahead, cross the southern railway line and go uphill directly into the centre of St. Magdalene. Turn right at the top of the hill, down the road, the grounds of the technology park are already visible to the south, the chimney of the combined heat and power plant, and directly in the sharp right-hand bend turn left onto the grounds of the technology park.

 

Motorway exit Villach/Ossiacher See, then approx. 2 km in the direction of Villach, on the right is Gasthof Seehof, on the left is Lake Vassach, continue on the B33 left in the direction of east, Wernberg, Klagenfurt, always follow the B33, after approx. 4 km turn right in the direction of Magdalenen See. The road leads through a small forest, always follow the road, after an S-curve past Lake Magdalenen (left) always straight ahead, cross the southern railway line and go uphill directly into the centre of St.Magdalen. Turn right at the top of the hill, down the road, the grounds of the technology park are already visible to the south, the chimney of the combined heat and power plant, and directly in the sharp right-hand bend turn left onto the grounds of the technology park.

 

 

The bus company Kowatsch runs from Villach train station to the FH in about every 40 minutes. The timetables are coordinated with the timetables of the ÖBB.

Contact

Europastraße 4
9524 Villach, Austria

+43 5 90500 7700 
villachfh-kaerntenat

Explore Campus Villach on a 360° Tour.