University of Salzburg Welcome Guide

The Welcome Guide for exchange students outlines important information concerning the administrative procedures for your semester/ year abroad at the University of Salzburg. The new edition 2019/2020 of the Welcome Guide is available to download below.

Students seeking a Degree from the University of Salzburg

International students who would like to join a degree program at the University of Salzburg will find a summary of the  necessary information here. Please keep in mind that in order to pursue a degree at the University of Salzburg, you will need to have an adequate command of the German language. For detailed information, please refer to the website of the Students Service Centre. Please be aware that some homepages are not yet available in English. Our colleagues at the Student Service Centre, Fabiola Fliegel and Alexander Jaehrig, are happy to give additional advice.

PLUSonline Student Service Platform

As of the 2007/08 academic year, the University initiated a new online platform intended to make tasks such as enrolment in classes, obtaining information about courses etc., easier and more convenient for students. This platform is called PLUSonline. Access the PLUSonline user manual for information about ease-of-use and other features.

Information for Students with Special Needs

Students with special needs at the University ofSalzburg should contact the office for disability &diversity. The ÖH also has an office for social affairs where students with disabilities can get help.

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    Viktoria Jansesberger, master's graduate and newly qualified research assistant and prospective doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science and Sociology, and Tim Niklas Becker have both received the Federal Minister of Education, Science and Research Award 2020 for their outstanding academic achievements.
    Unfortunately, the planned lecture on 17th December 2020 by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Matthias NEUMAYR (Vice President of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Republic of Austria; University of Salzburg) on ​​the subject of "Five Years of the EuErbVO: Recent Developments in International Inheritance Law" cannot take place due to the continuing Covid19 situation
    Ingrid Vukusic and Georg Zimmermann were awarded the Hans-Stegbuchner Prize for outstanding scientific work in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Salzburg on the 19th November 2020.
    Prof. Tuulia Ortner, Prof. Hannes Winner, Prof. Norbert Christian Wolf und Prof. Michael Zichy were awarded the Kurt-Zopf Prize for the year 2019. This award honours high-ranking and internationally recognised publications from scientists at the University of Salzburg.
    The Paris Lodron University of Salzburg has launched an in-house mentoring program for new students as part of the “On Track” project. And it has come at the right time, because the lockdown has made the start of their studies into a real challenge for many first-semester students.
    The recording of the PLUS Talks "Studies and Teaching WS 2020/21“ from 25.11.2020 is now available.
    Matthias Henke, musicologist, Danube University Krems, talks about Beethoven's current biography “Beethoven. Akkord der Welt ( Chord of the World)”, published in 2020 by Hanser Verlag.
    24 very easy exercises on 24 cards can be found in the SALTO advent calendar. The exercise ideas are ideal for children from the age of three and are also easy for the whole family to carry out in a small space. With the support of the Kinder Büro (Children's Office), this combinable contribution should benefit as many as possible.
    Researchers led by Salzburg's geoinformatics scientist Christian Neuwirth had already developed and presented a mathematical model for Covid-19 in May 2020 which examines the question of how long and intensively social distancing measures have to be maintained in order to reduce corona deaths further.
    Results of the study on media use by children and families during lockdown. Home schooling could be improved, but is on the right track. Secondary schools have a better profile. Families have learned to deal with lockdown and homeschooling.
    Digitization has led to an enormous spread of different forms of mobile working. Corona has brought an additional boost and has introduced home office in areas and for activities that were previously unimaginable.
    During the time of Corona, in particular, it became clear just how important it is to support students digitally in their every day university life. The project „On Track“ – stay on track combines digital and social worlds. It is starting at the right time!
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