Donau-Universität Krems

country rank  12
world rank  2605

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University Overview

Founded in 1994, Donau-Universität Krems (Danube University Krems) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Krems an der Donau (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Lower Austria. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft and Forschung, Österreich (Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, Austria), Donau-Universität Krems (DUK) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Donau-Universität Krems (DUK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Austrian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Danube University Krems
Acronym DUK
Founded 1994
Motto Universität für Weiterbildung
University for Continuing Education

University Location

Address Dr. Karl-Dorrek-Strasse 30
Krems an der Donau (population range: 10,000-49,999)
3500 Lower Austria
T +43 (2732) 893 0
F +43 (2732) 893 4000

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Dr. Karl-Dorrek-Strasse 30
Krems 3500
+43 (2732) 893 2282

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Donau-Universität Krems's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft and Forschung, Österreich

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation FIBAA
  • Agentur fur Qualitatssicherung durch Akkreditierung von Studiengangen AQAS

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019