University of Applied Sciences for Health Professions Upper Austria

Healthcare and Nursing

  • BSc
  • German
  • 6 Semester
  • Linz, Ried, Steyr, Vöcklabruck, Wels + teaching- and learning locations (subject for accreditation by the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria)
  • 370 places
Application period
from 01.01.2022 to 15.08.2022

Healthcare and Nursing comprises the professional care of people of all age groups, population and social groups. As the largest professional group in the healthcare system it makes a considerable contribution to health maintenance.

The Healthcare and Nursing programme comprises the independent and autonomous care of people in all stages of care. Dealing with the people is always guided by ethical, intercultural, psychosocial and legal principles. Based on scientific findings, this occupational group develops and accompanies nursing strategies, concepts and programmes to maintain health. It thus supports the healing process, the mitigation of and coping with health impairments and contributes to the maximum quality of life. In the field of diagnostic medicine and therapy it carries out the activities and measures conveyed by the doctors. The Healthcare and Nursing programme distinguishes itself through a networked cooperation with other professional groups and is varied and forward-looking.

Entry requirements

higher education entrance qualification or relevant professional qualification


Application mode:
online application

Application time:
1. January to 31. March / 1. April to 15. August

Appointment for the admissions process:

Admission procedure:
application; written test; assessment of application papers including CV and school certificates; specific qualifying examination; personal interview

Start of studies:
19. September 2022

Tuition fee:


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