Universities in Austria

Higher Education in Austria

2021 Ranking of Austrian Universities

What are the most popular Universities in Austria? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Austrian University Ranking of 73 Austrian higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Austrian higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 73 Universities in Austria

2021 Sub-rankings by states

The Republic of Austria is divided into 9 states (German: Länder). The greater number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the national capital and state of Vienna which is situated in the north-east of the country and is the most densely populated state and city of Austria, and also the smallest by area. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into consideration all states which include at least 2 Austrian higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Burgenland (2)   Carinthia (4)  
Lower Austria (11)   Salzburg (6)  
Styria (9)   Tyrol (8)  
Upper Austria (8)   Vienna (23)  
Vorarlberg (2)  

Austrian University lists

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