IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems


Study the art of applied sciences: Our students are shaping the future.

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems (IMC Krems) is widely regarded as Austria’s most modern and international university of applied sciences. The university currently offers 28 innovative full-time and part-time degree programmes in business, digitalisation and engineering, health sciences and life sciences.

First-hand expertise

The highly practical, academic education offered at IMC Krems stands out for its strong focus on leadership qualities and soft skills. The curriculum also includes an extensive selection of language options, and project-based work in small groups, where direct access to lecturers plays a key role. Sharing knowledge first-hand and ensuring that students acquire constantly acquire new expertise is one of IMC Krems’ leading priorities. A dedicated, international and highly qualified teaching faculty, which puts a strong emphasis on quality, motivates students to perform to the best of their ability, preparing them for international careers. Interactive learning, direct, personal exchange of experience between staff and students, cooperation with research facilities and enterprises, and international partnership programmes with other universities make studying at IMC Krems a unique experience. Set in one of the most idyllic parts of Austria, there is also an extensive range of leisure activities on offer, which turns the university into a home away from home for students.

International partnership in action

International aspects shape day-to-day activities at IMC Krems: we have close ties with over 140 partner universities, cooperate in numerous partnership programmes and our students come from 50 different countries. Intercultural exchange, internships abroad, participation in international research projects, and lectures from international teaching staff and guest professors with extensive international experience are part and parcel of what we do. Around half of all degree programmes are taught in English – an especially attractive aspect for both Austrian and foreign students.

Launch your career in Krems

Establishing close ties between teaching, research and industry is a major priority for IMC Krems. The university sees itself as more than just a higher education institute – it continually pursues cooperation with the worlds of research and business. And this is a crucial part of how the university prepares students for the job market. 90% of all students find permanent employment within three months of graduation and the employment rate among graduates is 98%. This reflects the benefits of the mandatory internship semester and applied research semester.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German

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Master Digital Business Innovation and Transformation

Campus Part time 4 semesters September 2019 Austria Krems an der Donau

With the Digital Business Innovation and Transformation master degree, you will be qualified to manage digital transformation across multiple industries. [+]

Coordinate and manage digital transformation

As change agents, our graduates will guide companies into the future. They have the skills needed to coordinate and manage digital transformation in any industry. Furthermore, they will have what it takes to develop new digital business models. This master degree programme focuses on the required business administration skills, in combination with core competencies such as communication, cooperation, data mining and design thinking.

Target group

You are a student who wants to develop specific transformational capabilities that enable you to manage and support digitalisation processes in various corporate environments. As a change agent in corporate digital transformations, you will build the digital business models of the future.... [-]

Master Environmental and Sustainability Management

Campus Part time 4 semesters September 2019 Austria Krems an der Donau

The master program Environmental and Sustainability Management prepares you for the implementation of ecological and social strategies in companies. [+]

Sustainable business

Sustainable business is on everyone's lips. It can be studied at the IMC FH Krems: The extra-occupational master program Environmental and Sustainability Management qualifies you to take on responsible, relevant activities in the national and international occupational field.

target group

You want to take over senior and senior staff functions at national and international companies, associations or NGOs and research institutions. They plan and think responsibly and are interested in environmental, sustainability and energy management as well as corporate social responsibility (CSR).

career paths

The degree program enables you to support organizations in implementing environmental sustainability policies and strategies in terms of both corporate and social responsibility. They are able to handle resources with care and to plan and act responsibly both within and outside the company.... [-]

Master International Business and Export Management

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2019 Austria Krems an der Donau

The International Business and Export Management master programme equips you with forward-looking international and intercultural management expertise. [+]

Specialise in international and cross-cultural

Our students develop the skills they need for international and cross-cultural management. The emphasis is on comprehensive practical components, enhancing social and research skills in terms of flexibility, adopting proactive approaches and developing an understanding of other cultures and new forms of business and collaboration. Our graduates have the management capabilities required to hold their own in a competitive and constantly changing international environment.

Target group

You want to develop the skills required for working in an international environment. The goal: to capitalise on career opportunities in an increasingly dynamic setting. Additionally, you have a strong interest in gaining valuable cross-cultural insights.... [-]

Master Management

Campus Part time 4 semesters September 2019 Austria Krems an der Donau

The Master's degree program Management prepares you for the next career step in a national or global corporate environment. [+]

National and international leadership positions

The extra-occupational Master's Degree in Management is designed for individuals seeking leadership roles in national or global companies. Corporate responsibility is an essential component of training. Therefore concepts of sustainable management, innovation and change management as well as the influencing factors of digitization and their implementation are incorporated into the teaching concepts and are interdisciplinary linked.

target group

You want to develop or develop your leadership skills in national or global companies. The variety of specializations contributes significantly to your individual career path. Opportunities open up in controlling, HR, healthcare or corporate governance.... [-]

Master Marketing

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2019 Austria Krems an der Donau

On the Marketing master programme students can specialise in tourism and service marketing, fashion and lifestyle marketing, and retail and shopper marketing. [+]

Turn into a marketing communication expert

We develop marketing communication experts, opening the door to a host of positions on both the client and the supplier side. Students can specialise in Tourism and Service Marketing, Fashion and Lifestyle Marketing as well as Retail and Shopper Marketing.

Target group

You are interested in the challenging management of marketing communications. In addition, you are especially interested in one of the following industries: Tourism, Fashion and Lifestyle or Retail.


As a graduate, you will be in a position to assume a wide range of senior and executive positions. Your responsibilities may include developing marketing plans and strategies, managing collaboration with agencies and marketing directors, negotiating and concluding contracts, recruiting and training sales staff, designing sales strategies and distribution networks, carrying out market research and sales planning activities, drawing up pricing strategies, and budgeting and controlling.... [-]

Master Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2019 Austria Krems an der Donau

The Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology master degree programme provides problem-solving expertise for the development of innovative treatments. [+]

Methodological and problem-solving skills

Developing high-level expertise in identifying, characterising and manufacturing biopharmaceuticals is an essential aspect of this Master programme. Manufacturing biopharmaceuticals also require extensive knowledge of the applicable legal framework and the quality assurance procedures which play a vital part in an interdisciplinary setting. In order to prepare our students for the upcoming trends, we also offer complementary training in development, application and production methods for quality-assured tissue and organ replacements.

Target group

Bachelor graduates aiming to acquire in-depth knowledge and the skills and expertise needed for biotechnology product development and manufacturing. Most graduates go on to work in pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies and medical research centres.... [-]


IMC Krems

Address IMC Fachhochschule Krems IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems Piaristengasse 1
A-3500 Krems an der Donau, Lower Austria, Austria
Phone +43 2732 8020