St. Poelten University of Applied Sciences

European Project Semester (EPS)

EPS at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences is embedded in the Department of Media and Digital Technology and focuses on Media Technology and Media Production. The projects are carried out in co-operation with technology and the creative industries.

The following labs are open to students enrolled in EPS:

  • Elec­tronics Lab
  • Inter­active Media Lab
  • HD Video Studio
  • Audio Studios
  • Post-​Production Studios
  • Photo Studio
  • Campus Radio Studio

EPS students work in international project teams and alongside they attend lectures relevant to the successful completion of the projects. They acquire skills in audio and video editing which help to prepare the perfect project presentation. Team-building events and organised social activities also form an important part of the project semester.

Language

All classes are taught in English and the language of communication is English.

Students from Europe

Students from Europe receive 30 ECTS for successfully participating in EPS.

Students from the US

Students from the US can transfer up to 12 course credits in consultation with their home university.

Passports and Visas

Students are advised to ascertain passport and visa requirements in good time.

Country Information, Entry Regulations, Accommodation

Please consult the International Student Guide. Useful information is also available here.

EPS Application Process

If you are interested in joining EPS at St. Pölten, do not hesitate to contact the International Office.
We will help you choose the right project and may carry out an interview via telephone or Skype to find out a bit more about you.

When

EPS is offered both semesters:

  • Winter Semester, mid-Sept. to end of Jan.
    (application deadline: 31 May)
  • Summer Semester, mid-Feb. to end of June
    (application deadline: 15 November)

Typical class size

The typical class size is 10 to 20 students each semester, with project teams comprising between 4 and 6 students.

Programme of courses/Title ECTS
Multidisciplinary Project 21
Team Building & Social Activities 1
Project Management & Planning 2
Supportive Lectures 2
English Language and Communication Skills 2
German Language and Austrian Culture 2

Language of tuition: English

Students who are native German speakers are not required to attend the course on German Language and Austrian Culture. Instead they are asked to choose one or more electives (worth 3 ECTS credits) in the fields of Media Technology or Media Production.

Programme of courses*/Title ECTS
Multidisciplinary Project 21
Team Building & Social Activities 1
Project Management & Planning 2
Supportive Lectures 2
English Language and Communication Skills 2
Elective course related to Media Technology or Production 3

Language of tuition: English

*for German native speakers - like students from Germany, Austria, Switzerland etc.

Former EPS Projects

You want to know more? Feel free to ask!

Cornelia Mayr, BA, Bakk.

Cornelia Mayr, BA, Bakk.

Incoming Student Coordinator
International Office