F A Q s
Frequently Asked Questions
addressed to the UMIT Study Management
1. Employee contact details
1.1 Study Management
Head of Study Management
Mag. Peter Papp
room number G3/052
room number G1/002D
Service for students of Biomedical Informatics & Mechatronics,
Nursing Sciences & Gerontology
room number G1/002C
Service for students of Nutritional Sciences, Health Sciences, Psychology, academic courses
room number G1/002C
Service for doctoral students, UMIT-Academy
room number G1/002B
room number G1/002A
1.2 Rector's Office
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sabine Schindler
Tel/ Secretary's office: +43(0)50-8648-3890
Philipp Unterholzner, MSc.
Tel/ Secretary's office: +43(0)50-8648-3920
1.3 Department of Accounting and Finance
Contact for questions regarding tuition fees
room number G3/054
The different departments are represented here on our Homepage.
2. General Information about UMIT
2.1 How to reach UMIT
2.1.1 By car
Motorway from Innsbruck to Salzburg (10 km east of Innsbruck), exit "Hall Mitte", heading for Bezirkskrankenhaus Hall (heading towards „Universität“ or „EWZ“).
2.1.2 Other means of transport
You can also reach us by public transport. The stops are located very close to UMIT, and at the moment the connections from and to Innsbruck are excellent.
2.1.3 By bus
- Bus line 2 and 5: Innsbruck main station to Bezirkskrankenhaus Hall approx. every 60 min
- Bus line 504: Innsbruck main station to Milserstraße every 15 min. (Sat + Sun every 30 min)
For timetables please visit www.ivb.at
2.1.4 By train
For timetables please visit www.oebb.at
2.2 UMIT job vacancies
Click here to find a list of job and traineeship offers.
2.3 Money dispenser
There is a money dispenser in the UMIT entrance area.
2.4 UMIT library
The library is on the first floor. Students may borrow books on presentation of a valid student card. Students may use the computers in the library according to the conditions of the official TCC IT Policy. You can search the entire UMIT library book collection via the online library directory.
Click here to find the opening hours. Please be aware of limited opening hours during vacation periods.
Johann Rasinger, M.Sc.
room number G1/001A
2.5 Student accommodation
2.5.1 Campus hotel - UMIT's student hostel
UMIT students are able to live on campus. For more details please click here.
Housing Administration of TCC Studentenheim GmbH
Campushotel Hall in Tirol
Eduard Wallnöfer-Zentrum 2
A-6060 Hall in Tirol
2.5.2 Partner hotels
For short stays (e.g. block weeks) we can recommend our partner hotels. Special offers are provided by the following hotels/boarding houses/private accommodations:
- Parkhotel Hall in Tirol
- Landhotel Reschenhof
Please note: In order to be able to benefit from special UMIT conditions you have to mention "UMIT-Hall" in your reservation and you must show your student card on arrival.
2.6 UMIT email addresses and website
Almost all communication at UMIT is done by email via the programme Novell GroupWise or the e-learning platform Moodle. Every UMIT student gets an email address upon enrollment according to the following system: email@example.com (students will receive their login data via post).
Furthermore, we request you to check UMIT's Homepage on a regular basis in order to stay up-to-date on general information and deadlines.
2.7 Canteen & cafeteria
The „Culinarium“ - UMIT's canteen - is open daily between 11:30 and 13:00. You can pay with your student card; you just need to top it up with credit (only paper money accepted) at the charging station in the Culinarium.
The in-house cafeteria "U-Zwei" is located on the first floor and also offers lunch menus every day.
You will find the daily menu on the electronic info panel in the entrance area on the ground floor.
2.8 Copying facilities
Copy machines for UMIT students (with Quick-Chip) are located at:
- UMIT library
- Ground floor, north-western side, next to the coffee machine
Students can pay with Quick-Chip.
Students without an Austrian bank card can purchase a Quick-Chip card - a deposit of EUR 10.- required - at the reception desk. (You can transfer money to the Quick-Chip at the charging station on the ground floor – north-western side, next to the coffee machine).
room number G0/002
2.9 Locker rental
room number G0/002
2.10 Students' recreation room
2.11 Student card
Upon enrollment all UMIT students will receive a student card during the orientation days. Each semester students will receive a confirmation of registration and a semester sticker (=update of validity).
2.11.1 Lost student cards
In order to prevent misuse, the loss of a student card shall be reported immediately to Study Management, Service for Students. Please note that you have to pay a fee of EUR 15.- at the reception desk prior to issuing a new student card.
2.11.2 Defect student cards
Please contact Study Management, Service for Students, and present the defect card.
2.11.3 Return of the student card
At the completion of studies or when taking a leave of absence, students are expected to return or deposit their student card to/ at Study Management, Service for Students.
2.12 Student representatives
For information on UMIT's student representatives and their contact data please click here.
2.13 TCC - Errichtungs- und Betriebsgesellschaft mbH
Please take note of the current version of the "EWZ guidelines" which apply to you, issued by TCC. They also include UMIT's house rules, the IT Policy and the rules of behaviour in case of fire.
2.14 Underground car park/parking facilities
UMIT provides a limited amount of long-term parking spaces (for information about fees please contact TCC).
Furthermore, there is a limited amount of day-tickets available (to be paid directly at the pay station; current rate for students: € 0.50 per hour/max. € 5 a day).
How to get the reduced student rate at the pay station:
Hold the student card in front of the reader and insert your parking ticket. Only then the reduced price will be displayed and charged.
TCC - Errichtungs- und Betriebsgesellschaft mbH is the owner of the underground car park and responsible for the registration formalities.
Mag. (FH) Verena Kainz
room number G1/022
Other parking facilities in the area:
- Underground car park at Bezirkskrankenhaus Hall
- Underground car park at Untere Stadt Hall (next to the police station)
- Underground car park at Kurpark (near Parkhotel)
Please note: the area around UMIT is a short-term parking zone!
Please pay attention to the electronic info panel (info screen) in the entrance area on the ground floor as room reservations may change during the day due to organisational reasons. The TCC house rules also apply in the classrooms.
3. Information about UMIT
As a modern University of Health Sciences, UMIT in Hall in Tirol, Austria, has specialised in new vocational fields and research areas and thus also in the prevailing challenges of the healthcare system and technology.
With its focus on Biomedical Informatics, Mechatronics, Psychology, Physiotherapy, Public Health/ Health Sciences, Nutritional Sciences, Nursing Sciences and Gerontology, supplemented by university training courses and certificate programmes, UMIT offers high-quality academic education and advanced training in those fields which have proven to be of increasing importance in modern healthcare and technology.At three sites in Austria, namely Hall, Vienna and Linz, UMIT offers 20 high-quality Bachelor-, Master- and Doctoral study programmes, as well as three academic courses.
The university belongs 100-percent to the Province of Tyrol. At the moment, UMIT employs approximately 170 staff members in research, teaching and administration. In September 2011, UMIT was reaccredited by the Austrian Accreditation Council for Private Universities (ÖAR) until 2016.
4. Erasmus and International Relations
As a UMIT student you may complete selected modules of your studies or your final thesis at one of our Erasmus partner universities. UMIT supports and recommends study periods abroad!
A benefit of being an Erasmus student is that you do not have to pay tuition fees at the partner university. Furthermore, you can apply for a reduction of your UMIT tuition fees while you are abroad. Please file the application (no special form needed) with Study Management, for attention of Mrs. Ramnek. You will also receive monthly financial support (the amount varies annually) and support by the EU in the form of language training, etc.
ATTENTION deadlines: Please plan your stay abroad well beforehand.
For more information please click here.
Topic-related guidance, contact with partner universities
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Elske Ammenwerth
room number G3/048
Guidance on how to apply
room number G1/002D
5. Study and examination regulations & regulations for doctoral candidates
Every degree course is regulated by respective study and examination regulations & regulations for doctoral candidates. Please click here for all relevant regulations.
6. Cancellation terms
For the cancellation terms please refer to UMIT's General Terms and Conditions.
7.1 Public scholarships
As a UMIT student you are an official student in Austria. Therefore, according to Austrian legislation, you are „eligible for funding“. Only the Stipendienstelle Innsbruck, Andreas‑Hofer‑Str. 46, 6020 Innsbruck, www.stipendium.at, can provide information about the exact conditions.
7.2 Merit-based scholarships
UMIT awards merit-based scholarships from 750.- to 1,500.- Euros per year, funded by the Republic of Austria. Applications may be submitted by students (m/f; with Austrian citizenship) of all Bachelor- and Master/ Magister/Engineer study programmes offered by UMIT. A call for applications is issued every year in December for the previous academic year.
8. Financing of studies
Information on the financing partners of UMIT is listed below:
9. Do you need help?
For any organisational questions you may have during your studies, please feel free to contact Study Management (firstname.lastname@example.org). We are looking forward to accompanying you during your studies and wish you
ALL THE BEST!