St. Poelten University of Applied Sciences

Applied Nutritional Therapy

Continuing Education Course
  • Length of course:
    2 semesters, 60 ECTS
  • Study places/year:
  • Tuition fees/sem.:
    EUR 2,900 + ÖH contribution + examination fee
  • Language of instruction:
  • Start of course:
    annually in September
  • Location:
    St. Pölten UAS
  • Course leader:
    FH-Prof. Gabriele Karner, MBA
  • Further study course:
    Dietetics (BA)
  • Application:

The continuing education course enables nutritionists to obtain the professional licence for dieticians and to be active in nutritional therapy. Besides traditional institutions such as hospitals and rehab centres graduates also work self-employed in the extramural field.  


After graduating, students of the continuing education course may take the bachelor exam of the study programme Dietetics. This ensures that the studies of Nutritional Sciences and of Dietetics are compatible. Nutritionists who have completed the course on Applied Nutritional Therapy are able to receive a Bachelor of Science in Health Studies and subsequently to obtain the professional qualifications required for them to work as dieticians.

Target group

The target group of the continuing education course Applied Nutritional Therapy includes people with a bachelor or master in Nutritional Science.