Welcome to the Private University of Education, Diocese of Linz

Welcome to the Private University of Education, Diocese of Linz. The campus is located in the green belt of Linz, in walking distance (20 minutes) of the city centre. The campus also comprises the Salesianum student residence. Facilities offered by the university college: research library, cafeteria, two sports centres and an indoor swimming pool.

Currently, some 1,200 students are enrolled in the three training courses: QTS Elementary Level (age group < 6 yrs.), QTS Primary Level (age group 6-10 yrs.), QTS Secondary Level (age group 10-18 yrs.) Course duration: 4 years / 8 semesters. On successful completion of a course of study, the degree of Bachelor of Education is conferred.

Opportunities for Incomings

Incoming students share classes with Austrian students. They are free to choose classes from any course and semester, regardless of the course design in place at their home universities. A number of  classes are obligatory: German Language course, Austrian Studies and Practical Pedagogical Studies in Austrian Schools.

Language of instruction: German, with the exception of classes taught in the English Department. Students not fluent in German can still study at the Private University of Education since there are numerous practice-oriented classes (Sports, musical instruments, choir, technical/textile handicrafts, art). The respective teachers will give essential instructions in English.  

Volunteers from the PHDL-Buddy-Programme support you from the very beginning of your stay!
More information about us? Pick-up-service at Linz Airport or Linz train station?
Contact us - buddy[at] !
C U in LINZ!