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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

Campus-Platz 1, 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

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

Supervisory Board

Mag. Alfred Kellner, PhD

Deputy Chairman
Mag. Erwin Mandl

Dr. Martina Amler

Delegated by the Works Council
FH-Prof. Mag. Ewald Volk
FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Jutta Kutrovatz


St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences
Campus-Platz 1, 3100 St. Pölten
Tel. +43 (0)2742 313228-333

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

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

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

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