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IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems Austria: Profile

Over the past 20 years we have built up a strong international reputation and now have over 2400 students from all over the world.

Our combination of academic and business expertise opens up excellent domestic and international career opportunities for graduates. Our USP is practice-oriented academic education.

The state-of-the-art buildings at IMC Krems (Location Campus) in a breathtaking surrounding

They say:

“Our state-of-the-art degree programmes are designed and taught by a team of lecturers who ensure that courses satisfy the needs of the labour market. This approach is the bedrock of our students‘success and gives them a head start on their chosen career path. Regular analysis of our graduates’ development and extensive professional research are also core aspects of the IMC Krems strategy.”


Top ranked among Austrian universities (CHE, Universum, Trendence)

27 degree programmes – 50% totally taught in English

Over 2,400 students

150 outgoing and 150 incoming students per academic year

1,000 partner companies worldwide

110 partner universities

Over 5,000 graduates

Nine transnational programmes

Established:  1994

Campus Krems is located in one of Austria’s most picturesque regions: the Wachau Valley

Interesting fact:

“We are one of Austria’s most international universities of applied sciences, with a network of 110 partner universities, eight languages on the curriculum and various degree programmes taught entirely in English.”



We offer full- and part-time Bachelor and Master degree programmes in Business, Health Sciences and Life Sciences. Find out more information here.

Diversity is a major priority in our teaching programme, and the IMC Krems uses a range of approaches, including small-group courses, project-based activities, workshops and outdoor training.


Students from EU and EEA countries benefit from free registration.  Information on tuition fees can be found here.


Our international students have the choice of three student residences conveniently located close to the University’s Campus Krems and the International Campus Piaristengasse facilities.

Take a look at the wonderful accommodation here.

Living accommodation, close to the campus


Following the completion of the new Campus Krems site and the renovation of the International Campus Piaristengasse in the historic town centre, IMC Krems students now have access to state-of-the-art facilities in a relaxed setting. The two locations are only a ten-minute walk apart.

The historic town centre 

State of the art lecture facilities 


Situated in the greater Vienna region, Krems is the eastern gateway to the Wachau Valley, one of Europe’s most picturesque river landscapes. The small town (around 30,000 inhabitants) has the highest living standards in Austria and offers a harmonious blend of traditional and modern values. Krems is well known for its culture and hospitality, making this an excellent environment for studying and research.

Krems is situated in the UNECSO World Cultural Heritage Wachau region directly  at the banks of the river Danube

Student Profiles:

Kurt Reimann, BA - Graduate Export-oriented Management Marketing Manager Flatout Technologies

"The direct way of contacting lecturers at the IMC Krems positively influenced the development of my personality. They encouraged and helped me enormously on my way to professionalism. A benefit from which I still profit today.”


Mag. (FH) Michael Teubenbacher, Graduate Export-oriented Management - Country Manager China/Regional Manager Asia, CPC Unternehmensmanagement AG 

"My career tip for you:  A job is not about “being”, but always about “becoming” – so stay ambitious, open-minded and humble.”


Mag. (FH) Peter Haag, Graduate Tourism and Leisure Management - Executive Director, Marketing for Raffles Hotels & Resorts, Singapore 

"The IMC University of Applied Sciences in Krems is the ultimate career springboard into the international arena.”


Mag. (FH) Elena Paschinger, Graduate Tourism and Leisure Management – Bloggerin und Travel writer 

"The IMC Krems was the best decision I have ever taken. Because now, I do something I love. In turn my work inspires and enables other people to learn and gain confidence from our working relationship.”


Tamás Fülöp, MA, Graduate Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology from Hungary 

"I never felt so secure about my future work life since I got a placement at the IMC Krems’ master’s programme. Having studied with all my multicultural friends in our programme, gave me the great opportunity to get ready for my international career."


Contact details:

IMC Fachhochschule Krems

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems

2 venues:

A) Piaristengasse 1

B) Campus Krems: Wings D, G and G.1.

A-3500 Krems, Austria, Europe

E: information@fh-krems.ac.at

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