University of Applied Sciences for Health Professions Upper Austria


  • BSc
  • German
  • 6 Semester
  • Linz
  • 22 Places
Application period
from 01.01.2023 to 31.03.2023

Midwives work together with pregnant women as partners. Their focus is to encourage, look after and counsel pregnance, birth and pueperium.

On midwife´s own responsibility is to conduct physiological births and to take care of the newborns and babies. Midwives monitor all processes in these periods with available clinical and technical recources and take necessary steps if something doesn´t develop normally.

A midwife assumes responsibility for health care of the women, their families and the society.

The bachelor degree obtains the authority for a profesional working in all the explained areas.

gynaecology and obstetrics; midwifery; pregnancy, birth & pueperium; newborns; health care; multidisciplinarity; soft skills; Research and development; professional practical training

Entry requirements

higher education entrance qualification or relevant professional qualification


Application mode:
online application

Application time:
1. January to 31. March

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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