FH Oberösterreich

country rank  11
world rank  1953

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University Overview

Founded in 1993, FH Oberösterreich (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Wels (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Upper Austria. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr, Wels. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Agentur für Qualitätssicherung und Akkreditierung Austria (Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria), FH Oberösterreich (FH OÖ) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. FH Oberösterreich (FH OÖ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 26 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Acronym FH OÖ
Founded 1993

University Location

Address Franz-Fritsch-Strasse 11/3
Wels (population range: 50,000-249,999)
4600 Upper Austria
T +43 (50) 804-10
F +43 (50) 804 11900
Other locations Hagenberg, Linz, Steyr, Wels

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)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 Not available
Admission Office Franz-Fritsch- Strasse 11/3
Wels 4600
+43 (50) 804-10

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to FH Oberösterreich's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Agentur für Qualitätssicherung und Akkreditierung Austria

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Österreichische Fachhochschul-Konferenz (FHK)
  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019