Future-oriented degree programmes, outstanding achievements in teaching and research, numerous co-operations at home and abroad, ideal conditions for the advancement of young researchers and a one-of-a-kind campus nestled between a Renaissance city and Lake Wörthersee give the university its distinctive character. More than 11,600 students pursue their studies and research on the campus, including around 2,000 from 100 different nations across the globe.
The global QS World University Ranking Top 50 Under 50 ranks the University of Klagenfurt among the best 150 young universities worldwide. The University of Klagenfurt recently achieved excellent results in the Times Higher Education Ranking (THE), securing a place in the 301-350 range. The university also achieved superb results in the fields of Computer Science (range 201-250) and Social Sciences (range 176-200).