Exchange Program-Austria

FH Salzburg of Applied Sciences

About FH Salzburg
FH Salzburg is a 4-year university with approximately 2,000 students.  The University offers a variety of majors, including, but not limited to, Business, Communications, Media and Design, Tourism and Computer Science.  Its brand-new campus is only minutes away from Salzburg.

Location:  Fachhochschule Salzburg, Austria

Website: Also take a look at their YouTube video. For more information regarding exchange: click here.

Academics Available:  FH Salzburg is open to all majors.  Download course list to view classes or view courses offered in English by clicking here.

Program information for BA Innovation & Management in Tourism

Dates to Remember:


Application Due

Study Abroad Dates

Fall Semester

May 1

Mid September- February 10

Spring Semester

November 1

February 20 - June 30

* Fall Semester is not available due to conflicts with our academic calendar. You may only choose between attending Spring Semester or Full Year at this university.

* Please remember HPU Study Abroad Application Deadline is Mid-March for Fall and Mid-October for Spring. 

Admission Requirements:

  • Must have attended HPU for one semester
  • Must intend to graduate from HPU
  • Must have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must be fluent in English

Application Procedure:

  • Complete the Student Exchange Program data sheet.
  • Schedule and attend a formal interview with Melissa Matsubara
  • Be prepared to discuss your motives for studying abroad and your degree plan.
  • Select an exchange partner university that has courses which can be used for your intended HPU degree.
  • Fill out the exchange university’s admissions application: FH Salzburg Application - The authentication key is: FHSIO4INC Applications should be uploaded in one pdf-file.
  • Obtain recommendation letters to be turned in with your application. (This depends on the individual university’s application requirements)
  • Passport photos (Amount and size depend upon each university)
  • Sign a Credit Approval Request (CRA) to verify your foreign coursework and HPU equivalents.

Health Insurance:  Health Insurance is mandatory for all study abroad students.  HPU recommends health insurance from Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI) for students study abroad. There is more information medical coverage and rates of CISI health insurance at

Housing Accommodations:  On-campus student housing costs approximately 300.00 Euros, per month for a room and is arranged by FH. A deposit is necessary.

Currency:  The current exchange rate between the U.S. dollar and the Euro can be calculated online at

Visa Information:  Student can contact the Austria Consulate for more information on obtaining a visa at 923-8585. U.S. Passport information is available at 522-8283 (recording) and online at

Check out this link from the Embassy of Austria of the student visa process at

Melissa Matsubara
Director, International Exchange and Study Abroad
Hawaii Pacific University
1164 Bishop Street, Suite 200, Honolulu, HI, 96813
Tel: 1-808-544-0288, Fax: 1-808-544-9355
Skype: melissa.matsubara