Career Prospects

Bachelor programme Physiotherapy

First-class career prospects

Physiotherapy is playing an increasingly important role in the areas of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation in Austria and across the EU – a trend which is being reinforced by recent developments in healthcare (e.g. in primary healthcare) and by demographic change.

This ensures excellent career prospects for physiotherapists. Graduates of the Physiotherapy bachelor programme stand out for their highly-developed social and problem-solving skills and their willingness to engage in lifelong learning. These are characteristics that enable them contribute to breakthroughs in the application of physiotherapy in new social- and health-policy contexts that gain long-term acceptance.

Does this sound like your new professional field?

Graduates of the bachelor degree programme Physiotherapy work: 

  • on an employment basis in institutions such as hospitals, rehabilitation centres, retirement homes and nursing homes, facilities for the disabled, health and wellness facilities, medical or group practices, primary care centres, health departments or schools and kindergartens
  • as freelancers in their own practice, mobile, in the form of home visits
  • as teachers at training and further education institutions
  • in research and science
  • in healthcare projects
  • in the field of prevention and health promotion, e.g. in ergonomic workplace advice, sports and training advice, posture training, health advice and education, in cooperation with sports clubs