Why work at the St. Pölten UAS?

The St. Pölten UAS offers a meaningful occupation with many diverse possibilities. True to the motto “shape as a team, grow as an individual”, teaching, research and administration work together in interdisciplinary teams to shape our future while still leaving enough room for personal development and growth.

With more than 3,200 students, the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences is a key player in the Austrian higher education sector and one of the most important employers in the region. Our university distinguishes itself through its future-oriented and steadily growing number of study programmes, a strong interdisciplinary collaboration and its research focus. Due to its ideal location, the St. Pölten UAS is also easy to reach by public transport for staff members from surrounding areas. Vienna, for example, is only a 25-minute train ride away.

A place to collaborate, a place to develop

Our motto here at the St. Pölten UAS

Our values as an employer


Finding solutions

Sharing ideas

Creating values

Our benefits

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Flexible Working Hours

Depending on their field of activity, our staff members can use a flexitime work model. Different types of leaves allow for a temporary time out under certain circumstances.

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Home Office

Depending on their areas of responsibility, our staff members can choose to work from home every now and then.

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Modern Infrastructure

Bright and barrier-free rooms, high-quality equipment and a modern infrastructure create a pleasant and productive atmosphere. In teaching and research, state-of-the-art labs and studios as well as advanced teaching and learning facilities are available.

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Free Parking

Parking is free of charge for all staff members of the St. Pölten UAS.

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Structured Onboarding

During their training phase, new staff members receive support through our mentoring programme.

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Further Education and Development

Continuous further education (both in-house and external), career models and individual qualification agreements encourage the professional development of our staff members in teaching, research, management and administration.

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Our on-site UAS canteen offers daily changing lunch menus, a salad bar as well as different snacks and drinks.

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Health Promotion

In-house health promotion, company medical care, voluntary occupational provisions and many sports activities make for an ideal balance.

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International Exchange

With more than 130 partner universities around the world, our staff members can experience different cultures by participating in our staff mobility programmes.

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Staff members of the UAS receive discount shopping vouchers at numerous partner companies.

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Celebrations & Trips

Staff members come together outside the office for celebrations and trips, such as Christmas parties, the summer event and company outings.

What our employees say

„Diversity is not just a word at the St. Pölten UAS. The greater the differences between people, the more they can learn from each other. Working on a common goal makes cultural barriers and differences disappear.”

Muntaha Sakeena
Junior Researcher

„The St. Pölten UAS allows its staff members to really live the link between theory and practice, research and teaching, instead of growing ‘old’ in the ivory tower of science. This helps to build a bridge to society.”

Harald Wimmer
Academic Director Media and Communications Consulting (MA)

„I appreciate the familiar atmosphere and the positive collaboration at the St. Pölten UAS.”

Lukas Witschko
Systems Engineer, service unit IT and Infrastructure

Application Process

Gender & Diversity

Career Models

Management Guidelines

Interesting facts for applicants from abroad

HRS4R - Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Network and cooperation partners

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You want to know more? Feel free to ask!

Schölnast Doris, BA

Doris Schölnast, BA

Recruiting Specialist
Human Resources and Legal Affairs