FH Kärnten


  • BSc
  • Extra occupational, Full-time
  • German
  • 6 Semester
  • Villach
  • 30 Places

"Multimediatechnology" is a bachelor's program at the interface of creativity and technology. Game development, animation and visualisation are at the heart of this course, which offers a wide range of job opportunities in audio and video production, software development or augmented and virtual reality. The course provides theoretical input from the fields of media informatics and technical informatics. Among the skills students learn are programming, image processing, and audio and video engineering.

Thanks to state-of-the-art laboratory equipment, they also come into constant contact with state-of-the-art multimedia technologies during their studies: They are the first to see and try out the latest developments. Close cooperation with industry also contributes to this - guest lecturers bring up-to-date practical experience to the courses, which are directly inspired by the requirements of industry. Graduates have a good chance to dock there right after their studies: As sought-after experts in the fields of audio and video production, 2D/3D animation, game development, augmented and virtual reality production or software development.

What students should bring to their studies:

  • A fundamental interest and enjoyment in scientific and technical subjects.
  • A creative personality who enjoys innovative developments.
  • Logical thinking skills combined with a good command of English.
  • Curiosity and the ability to work independently.

Concrete previous knowledge is not necessary for the bachelor's program Multimediatechnology. Therefore, students from all types of schools can start this course of study after the Matura if they bring the appropriate interest and willingness to perform. In order to facilitate the start of studies, CUAS offers intensive courses in mathematics, computer science and physics. Missing university entrance qualifications can be compensated by relevant professional qualifications and attendance of the pre-study course.

After successful completion of their studies, graduates have the following skills and knowledge:

  • Audio and video productions
  • 2D/3D animations
  • game development
  • Augmented and virtual reality production
  • Software development

Entry requirements

In order to be admitted into a bachelor degree program at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences at least one of the following criteria must be fulfilled:

- Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Austrian ‘Matura’ or an equivalent international certificate)
- Higher education (University) entrance examination certification
- Vocational higher education (University) entrance examination
- Vocational (VET) diploma examination (vocational apprenticeship or completion of at least a 3-year vocational secondary school) with additional exams

Moreover, there are degree program specific additional prerequisites as well as more comprehensive information regarding admissions on the individual web pages of the corresponding degree program. The German University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule) entrance qualification certificate is only valid as an admission prerequisite for an Austrian UAS/FH bachelor degree program when combined with an applicable vocational certificate.
Later submission of required documents

Persons in their last year of school may apply for a study place in a bachelor degree program before taking their secondary school-leaving exams by submitting their most current secondary school grade/marks report. The secondary school-leaving certificate must be submitted during the registration process at the beginning of the semester.


Application mode:

Application time:
The application period starts at the earliest in October of the previous year and runs until the end of September at the most -> See website!

Appointment for the admissions process:
ongoing until the end of the application period

Admission procedure:

Start of studies:
work friendly September/fulltime october

Study information days:
Study counselling: ongoing • FH Days, Campus Days, Info-Sessions - please check the calendar of events on our website

Tuition fee:
363,36 Euro + ÖH Austrian Students Union Fee (about € 20,-, annual adjustment) per semester

Yes, professional internship from the 6th semester approx. 12 weeks - if job relevant, internship can be credited.

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