FH Joanneum University of Applied Sciences

Our organization offers an education with a practical and hands-on focus and moved away from sole paperwork. We are putting lean structures and fast processes in place to improve our efficiency. We are using and testing state-of-the-art media in interacting with our partners.

Distance Learning Courses

Computer Science & IT (2)
Business & Management (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Journalism & Media (1)



In 1995, the FH JOANNEUM was founded. Since then, our students appreciate the differences and particular features of FH JOANNEUM: A field-oriented education with a good but not overloaded theoretical foundation. Above all, it offers a lot of practice in semesters abroad or internships in companies. These were huge differences to the classical university studies at that time.


Lecturers and employees of the Institute of Industrial Management at FH JOANNEUM are passing on their know-how about corporate and personal development in the form of short seminars and workshops.In doing so, the knowledgefactoryIWI is facilitating the transfer of knowledge from university to the workplace.


The FH JOANNEUM research strategy rests on three pillars emphasising the social significance of our R&D activities: It promotes ecologically, socially and economically sustainable concepts. It is focused on benefit to society and the living space of individuals and groups. It is committed to an understanding of innovation that combines creative impetus with a solution and market oriented approach.


Looking for a job, internship or contacts in the professional world? Want to find out which companies are looking for employees with your academic qualifications and what career opportunities are available? Then visit our FH JOANNEUM Career Center. Our platform brings together all the tools required to help our students identify their future professional career and find a vacancy. Our Career Center also provides access to information and videos which can help you achieve your professional goals and obtain the latest information from your alma mater.


Student services

Our International and Mobility Coordinators help incoming students getting their visa, finding accomodation, applying for a job and getting to know Graz and Austrian culture as well.


Housing services

This accommodation features ten generously appointed units for disabled people and families, a fitness room plus multi-purpose, event and exhibition rooms. Multimedia links to the FH network are also planned. The hall of residence will be open to all students, although a fixed number of rooms will be reserved for FH JOANNEUM exchange students.

Library services

The FH JOANNEUM university library is designed to support learning, teaching and research. It is open to everyone interested in scientific literature and information.

ICT services

IT services:

  • Passwort-Management-Service
  • Webmail
  • Online-Administration
  • eduroam
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Student Life

Campus life

There are three campuses:

  • Graz
  • Kapfenberg
  • Bad Gleichenberg

Sports facilities

FH Sport Kapfenberg offers students, graduates, employees and external interested parties an interesting range of sports. Anyone can take part - there are no physical requirements. We offer something suitable for everyone: Football, volleyball, basketball, fitness training, gymnastics, badminton or swimming ...

Student clubs

The alumni clubs of FH JOANNEUM want to network graduates as well as current students: They act as an interface between university, students, companies and alumni and offer various activities - from job search and mentoring to events and get-togethers.


FH JOANNEUM underwent an audit according to Sec 22 of the Act on Quality Assurance in Higher Education (HS-QSG) in 2016. The internal quality management system was certified by the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (certification valid until 19 September 2023).

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