FH Upper Austria

Hardware-Software-Design dual

  • BSc
  • German
  • 6 Semester
  • Hagenberg Campus
  • 15 Places
Application period

What do smartphones, modern cars and robots have in common? They are ’smart‘ thanks to in-built computer technology that delivers functions once considered the stuff of sci-fi movies. Such smart computers depend on the perfect combination of dedicated software and hardware. This key symbiosis is the chief focus of our degree programme in Hardware-Software-Design. This dual degree programme offers a thorough grounding in informatics, IT and electronics. Students will develop competence in the design and creation of embedded systems, software application and chip design.

Note for applicants: the main language of instruction is German, although some modules may be offered in English and English language classes are part of the curriculum.

Entry requirements

General university entrance qualification, preparatory course for university acceptance or study preparatory programme at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. Sound knowledge of German, plus interest in IT and technology, and ability to work in a team.


Application mode:

Application time:

Appointment for the admissions process:
after the closing dates for applications

Admission procedure:

Start of studies:
winter semester

Study information days:

Tuition fee:
For students from EU and EEA countries: EUR 363.36 per semester + ÖH (Austrian Student Union) contribution For students from non-member states: EUR 726.72 per semester + ÖH (Austrian Student Union) contribution. Merit-based scholarships are available.

4 phases of practical work experience (3 months each)

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