International degree seeking applicants

Study Bachelor or Master at the IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems/ Austria

Austria – a perfect place to study

Austria’s unique location in the heart of Europe, and its stable political and social landscape make it a perfect place to study. The country prides itself on its natural beauty, spectacular scenery and fascinating cultural history, with towns that are as varied as the historic sights dating back to its imperial past. Austria has always been a bridgehead between cultures and ranks throughout the world as a major cultural centre.

Krems - a pleasant place for study times

Situated in the greater Vienna region, Krems is the eastern gateway to the Wachau Valley, one of Europe’s most picturesque river landscapes. The small town (around 30,000 inhabitants) has the highest living standards in Austria and offers a harmonious blend of traditional and modern values. Krems is well known for its culture and hospitality, making this an excellent environment for studying and research. Krems is also firmly established as an economic and educational hub. It is a major centre of education in Austria with state-of-the-art infrastructure and excellent public transport. Students from all over the world play a vital part in the life of this small town.

Universities of Applied Sciences - general information

Universities of Applied Sciences offer professional-oriented higher education. Mandatory career-oriented practical training or job-based internships are integrated in the curricula of the degree programmes.
The number of students per year and programme is limited, therefore an admission procedure is required. Universities of Applied Sciences offer full-time and part-time degree programmes. Part-time programmes are designed for working students and take their specific situation into account.

Regular degree seeking students must strictly follow the study plan, including a Bachelor dissertation and an oral Bachelor exam for Bachelor students; a Master thesis plus oral Master exam for Master students. Courses are given in the form of lectures, seminars or workshops and various teaching methods are being used, such as project-based learning, e-learning, traditional lectures etc. Besides attending the courses – attendance is mandatory - students have to do a considerable amount of self-study and project work. Special emphasis is put on practice-oriented learning.

International Welcome Center

IMC Krems’ International Welcome Center is the first point of contact and central source of information for international students who require support with non-academic matters.

The International Welcome Center is here to give you support on issues such as accommodation, visa and/or residence permit or insurance and assist you on day-to-day matters.

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems - a few reasons to study

  • We are one of Austria’s leading Higher Education Institutions
  • Our high-quality degree programmes have a strong practical and international focus – enhancing our students’ employability and opening the door to professional success
  • We cooperate with companies worldwide, many of them listed in the Fortune 500, Euro Stoxx 50, Dow Jones, DAX and ATX
  • More than 130 partner universities
  • Our focus on applied research is a major benefit for students, and leads to significantly closer ties between science and business
  • Our campuses feature state-of-the-art infrastructure for students and faculty
  • Small groups and a multicultural student body combine to create a friendly, relaxed learning environment
  • Extensive support and assistance on non-academic matters

We offer full- and part-time Bachelor and Master degree programmes in the subjects Business, Life Sciences and Health Sciences.

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems on tour

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Useful links for your application and admission

We are looking forward to your application.

Your team of prospective student advisory service:

T: +43 (0)2732 802 222