Student Life in Salzburg

  • University of Salzburg (PLUS) Information Guides
  • Austrian Students’ Union (de) (ÖH represents interests of students on a faculty, university, national and international level, en)
  • Local student-tutor or ‘Buddy’ get in contact with Austrian Student Union in Salzburg
  • Students with Special Needs: PLUS – disability & diversity, Kapitelgasse 6, 1st floor (Lift, Entrance no. 13) +43 662 8044-2465 | ÖH –office for social affairs, Kaigasse 28, 1st floor +43 662 80 44-6054

Copernicus Master in Digital Earth classes take place at the Department of Geoinformatics – Z_GIS’ location at Techno-Z in the Science-City in Itzling.

Most courses are held at location #3 – Techno-Z @ScienceCitySalzburg, see locations relevant for Geoinformatics students @Z_GIS

The official student ID card which can be used at various Service Point terminals located around campus providing following 24hs services:

  • Registration for courses, examinations, USI courses, etc.
  • University Library Card
  • Printing, copying and scanning services on campus
  • Student discounts (Student’s Wednesday, public transport, bank account, etc.)

Closest facility for EM CDE students at TechnoZ is in the library room:

  • List of Dormitories | Housing Exchange Austrian Student Union
  • Public Transport – StudentCARD – Students can save up to 50 % compared to regular fares throughout the region of Salzburg
  • Travel Info to & in Salzburg: SalzburgInfo
  • Dining & Shopping in Salzburg: SalzburgInfo
  • ‘Good deal’ shopping in Salzburg
  • Shopping Opening Hours: Mostly from 9 am to 6 pm or longer on weekdays (Mo – Fri) and until 5 pm on Saturdays. Most shops and supermarkets are closed on Sundays.
  • Austria’s voltage for using electronic equipment is 230 Volt, 50 Hz; the plug has two pins in one line (European Type F)

There are three main cell phone operators in Austria: A1, T-Mobile and 3, you can also purchase a SIM card in their shops or in supermarkets, post offices, or at discounters like Hofer, learn more.

  • educom offers good deals for international students
Accommodation (average costs at dormitory) € 320.00
Food (basics) € 240.00
other € 290.00
TOTAL € 850.00
  • Emergency 112 | Police: 133 | Fire Service: 122 | Ambulance: 144
  • Austrian health hotline (Gesundheitstelefon) on 1450, free of charge from any phone with no need for an area code
  • Taxi: +43 (0)662 8111
  • Car Emergency Assistance ÖAMTC: 120 or ARBÖ: 123
  • For any health issues: Please call the Austrian health hotline (Gesundheitstelefon) on 1450, free of charge from any phone with no need for an area code.
  • Learn more and follow this link.

This is mandatory! Before departure please de-register your place of residence at the registration office; OEAD and help.gv.

Deregistration with the City of Salzburg is possible by email to meldeamt(at) by sending the completed registration form “Meldezettel” and an ID/passport copy.


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latest update: May 26, 2020