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 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

Matthias Corvinus-Straße 15, 3100 St. Pölten
Registered in the register of companies of St. Pölten provincial court under FN 146616m
VAT ID: ATU 53208201
Data protection reg. no. 1028669F

Executive bodies and officers

Management Board:
Dr. Maria Gabriela Ondrejkovics-Fernandes
Gernot Kohl, MSc


St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences
Matthias Corvinus-Straße 15, 3100 St. Pölten
Tel. +43 (0)2742 313228-333
Fax: +43 (0)2742 313228-339

Object of the company

Preparing and implementing 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 Hochschulen St. Pölten Holding GmbH (FN 467878 g; holding 74% of the shares), whose sole shareholder is the Municipality of St. Pölten, and the Province of Lower Austria (holding 26% of the shares).

Basic objectives

To promote and advertise St. Pölten UAS and 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: online editing department,

Marketing and Communications Department (E-Mail)


University archive, Foto Kraus, Martin Lifka Photography, Rita Newman (Labors),ürgen Pfaff (homepage “Studying and finance”)

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.


All texts on the St. Pölten UAS website have been carefully checked. However, it cannot be guaranteed that the information provided is accurate, complete or up to date. Therefore, St. Pölten UAS does not assume any liability. Links to other websites have been selected with care. St. Pölten UAS does not have any influence over their content, and therefore does not assume any responsibility for it.

© St. Pölten UAS or the respective authors of the sub-pages hold the copyrights.

Data Protection


Fachhochschule St. Pölten GmbH
Matthias Corvinus Straße 15
3100 St. Pölten

Data protection officer:

Urbanek Lind Schmid Reisch Rechtsanwälte OG
Domgasse 2
3100 St. Pölten

Use of the website

Already with every visit and every use of our homepage we store the following data:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • controlled subpage on our website
  • Type and version of the browser
  • Used terminal
  • operating system
  • Referrer URL

The purpose of this data processing is the maintenance of our website, in particular a faster error localization and correction, as well as the monitoring of the utilization and, if necessary, make adjustments or improvements. If a personal reference is given at all, the data security to be granted and the maintenance of the online presentation represent our legitimate interests within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (f) DS-GVO and thus the legal basis. The data (with the exception of the IP address) will only become stored for a limited duration and a personal reference is not produced from this data, because the associated IP address is deleted or at least anonymized. The IP address of your computer will also be stored only for the time of your use of the website and then deleted or anonymized by shortening. Only in the case of hacking attacks or the like, a longer storage may be necessary to ensure the functionality and security of our website. A transmission of your data to third parties does not take place.

Use of cookies on this website

"Cookies" are small files that allow us to store on your PC specific information related to you, the user, while you visit one of our websites. Cookies help us to determine the frequency of use and the number of users of our websites, as well as to make our offers as comfortable and efficient as possible for you. The content of the cookies we use is limited to an identification number that no longer allows any personal reference to the user.

A use of our offers is also possible without cookies. You can disable the storage of cookies in your browser, restrict them to certain websites or set your browser to notify them when a cookie is sent. You can also delete cookies from your PC's hard drive at any time. Please note, however, that in this case you will have to reckon with a limited display of the page and limited user guidance.

Privacy policy of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google") Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will never associate your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, please note that in this case you may not be able to use all features of this website to the fullest extent. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

On our behalf, Google uses this information to evaluate your use of this website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. The storage of the cookies required by Google Analytics can be prevented by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, doing so may mean that you may not be able to use all features of this website to the fullest extent. The collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as their transmission and processing by Google can prevent you by downloading and installing the BrowserPlugin available under the following link: The fact that we use cookies is indicated to you by the cookie banner, which also refers to the current privacy policy. If you then continue browsing without making changes to the browser, you agree to the use of cookies.

Rights of the data subjects

Right of access by the data subjects
Right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing
Right to data portability
Right to object
You can assert these rights by the controller. Please use this form.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, which must be submitted to the Austrian Data Protection Authority, e-mail: as competent supervisory authority.

If you have additional questions or suggestions, you can always contact us by e-mail: