Legal Information

Legal notice and disclosures pursuant to sections 24 and 25 Mediengesetz (Media Act) in conjunction with section 5 E-Commerce-Gesetz (E-Commerce Act) for online media of the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences (St. Pölten UAS); notice pursuant to section 14 Unternehmensgesetzbuch (Austrian Business Code)

Proprietor and publisher

St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences

Registered office and business address

Campus-Platz 1, 3100 St. Pölten, AUSTRIA

Registered in the company register of St. Pölten provincial court under FN 146616

VAT ID: ATU 53208201

Data protection reg. no. 1028669F

Executive bodies and officers

Management Board

FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Johann Haag and FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Hannes Raffaseder


St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences

Campus-Platz 1, 3100 St. Pölten

Tel. +43 (0)2742 313228-200

Fax: +43 (0)2742 313228-339


Object of the company

Preparation and implementation of university of applied sciences degree programmes and operating a university of applied sciences in St. Pölten with several degree programmes, all in accordance with the objectives and basic principles of university of applied sciences degrees as specified in section 3 Fachhochschul-Studiengesetz (University of Applied Sciences Studies Act). Rendering services to third parties in fields where the company conducts research and teaching, running degree programmes and continuing education courses, and operating student accommodation and a student canteen. Within the scope of these activities, the company is authorised to conduct all such transactions and take all such measures as are deemed necessary to achieve the company’s objectives. The company exclusively and directly serves public-benefit purposes in the meaning of the Bundesabgabenordnung (Austrian Fiscal Code); its activities are not aimed at generating profit. The company’s resources may only be used for the purpose of achieving the university’s public-benefit objectives.


The shareholders of St. Pölten UAS are

Basic objectives

To promote and advertise the St. Pölten UAS and to report on matters relating to the teaching and research undertaken as part of the degree programmes offered by the university.

Applicable laws

  • Media Act

  • E-Commerce Act

  • Austrian Business Code

  • University of Applied Sciences Studies Act

  • Hochschul-Qualitätssicherungsgesetz (Higher Education Quality Assurance Act)

All of these laws can be found in German at

Supervisory authority

Pursuant to the Higher Education Quality Assurance Act and the University of Applied Sciences Studies Act:

Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria

Contact details

Photos used on this website

Shutterstock (, Pixabay (, Adobe Stock (, or own illustrations.

Technical implementation and support

The IT and Infrastructure Department at St. Pölten UAS is responsible for technical maintenance of the web server. If you experience any technical problems, please send an e-mail to the webmaster.


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