In accordance with our mission statement, we strive to be innovative in health care, social welfare and education in cooperation with our regional, national and international partners. Networking with national and international educational institutions as well as health care facilities is thus an essential objective of the health university of applied sciences tyrol. One of our ambitions is to promote internationalisation on diverse levels and in particular, to support students and staff in participating in exchange programmes such as the Erasmus+ programme or the Swiss-European Mobility Programme (SEMP).


Our degree programmes and courses take into account: national and international standards (in health care domain), higher education principles and professional regulations and laws. Furthermore, they are designed according to the Bologna Process and are conceptualised according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) (180 ECTS for bachelor's degree programmes, 120 ECTS for master's degree programmes).

Diploma Supplement

The Diploma Supplement is an additional document attached to the awarding document. It serves to promote transparency in higher education and thus to facilitate not only the academic and professional recognition of a degree but also to increase mobility. Furthermore, it provides detailed information on the degree programme for employers or educational institutions.

As a graduate of the bachelor's and master's degree programmesab of the health university of applied sciences tyrol, you will receive the Diploma Supplement automatically and free of charge upon graduation together with your degree certificate (Bachelor's certificate, Master's certificate) in German and English.

Diploma supplement


The health university of applied sciences tyrol is holder of the ECHE (Erasmus Charter for Higher Education) awarded by the European Commission. This charter formulates the essential principles as well as minimum requirements that must be adhered to in activities within the framework of the Erasmus+ programme. By signing the Charter, the health university of applied sciences tyrol commits itself to adhering to the principles described therein.

ECHE - Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2021-2027

Erasmus Policy Statement ​​

Erasmus Student Charter

Disclaimer: Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them.

Interinstitutional Agreements

The Health University of Applied Sciences cooperates with several partner universities based on interinstitutional agreements. If you would like to know more about the available programmes related to your study programme, please contact the International Relations Office.

EAA recognition

You do not need a nostrification in Austria if you have a university degree from a higher education institution from the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland. The access to the professions in nursing, clinical technical services and midwifery is regulated by own directives.

In these cases, the Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection is responsible for the recognition of these "professional licences".

In case of midwifery the Österreichische Hebammengremium is responsible.

For the professional recognition in ophthalmic optics, the responsible insitution is the Federal Ministry for Digital and Ecomomic Affairs.

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