FH Kärnten

Sustainable Real Estate Management

  • Master of Science in Engineering (MSc)
  • Extra occupational
  • German
  • 4 Semester
  • Spittal an der Drau
  • 20

Climate-friendly construction and the long-term energy-saving development and operation of real estate are central topics in the future real estate industry. The part-time degree program responds to the current and dynamic development in the real estate industry and provides core competencies for the sustainable development or management of real estate and mobility on an ecological, economic and social level. In addition to comprehensive knowledge in the areas of economics, architecture, law and traditional real estate project development, the focus is on new technologies such as digitalization (such as BIM and GIS) and their potential, as well as infrastructure planning and mobility. The total of nine block weeks take place alternately in Carinthia, Vienna and once abroad in the form of an excursion (Germany/Frankfurt am Main).

Focus of the Master's Program Sustainable Real Estate Management (SREM)

Graduates of the Master's program in Sustainable Real Estate Management can have a successful long-term impact. With sound knowledge they have the entire life cycle of a property, from location, flexibility in use, ESG guidelines, CO2 neutrality and EU taxonomy in mind. The students gain knowledge about the development of hybrid real estate projects and find flexible solutions in real estate use as well as the craft of the classic property developer among others know-how about the cooperation with stakeholders, the changing society and basics for futurology.  Students work together in interdisciplinary teams depending on the sector in which they are active and benefit from each other while working on three projects. A combination of a total of only nine block weeks in presence in Carinthia, Vienna and Frankfurt (D, excursion ) as well as Distance Learning elements between the block weeks facilitate the studyability alongside the job.

The attendance weeks in SREM are as follows:

4 semesters in 9 block weeks:
- 5 weeks Carinthia
- 3 weeks Vienna
- 1 week Frankfurt/Main (excursion)
- as well as online teaching

Subject to accreditation by AQ Austria

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:
bis 15.07.2022

Appointment for the admissions process:
running until the end of the application

Admission procedure:

Start of studies:
Beginning of September

Study information days:
Master Session Online: 21.11.2022 from 4-6 p.m. • Study counselling: ongoing

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


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