Professional profiles of graduates

As environmental awareness grows and resources become scarcer and more expensive, the need for environmental technologies and associated services will increase further. The transition to a climate-neutral economy in Austria and Europe affects almost all companies and will transform their processes, products and business models. Environmental management will become a core process in companies in terms of resource efficiency and climate neutrality.

Completing your studies will open up a wide range of professional fields for you, depending on your personal skills and interests:

  • Operation, maintenance and optimisation of technical systems
  • Environmental management and environmental information systems
  • Product engineering and product management
  • Official functions in inspections and approvals
  • Environmental consulting for companies, policy makers and administration

Many companies and public institutions offer future-oriented jobs, including:

  • Manufacturing companies
  • Administration of municipalities and regional authorities
  • Engineering offices
  • Public utility and disposal companies
  • Associations and environmental organisations


Access to further degrees

The Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSc) degree qualifies you for further studies in a master's degree programme at a university of applied sciences or university.

At Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (FH Vorarlberg), we offer you advanced master's degree programs as full-time studies or part-time.

Upon completion of a master's program, you will be awarded the academic degree "Master of Science in Engineering, MSc" or "Master of Arts in Business, MA". Building on this, doctoral or PhD studies at a university are possible.

Environmental economics is an interdisciplinary sector with excellent development opportunities and job prospects!

Contact Persons Environment and technology BSc

Birgit Berger
Advice & Registration — Sustainable Energy Systems MSc

+43 5572 792 5700

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Johanna Burtscher, BBA
Degree Programme Administrations

+43 5572 792 3519

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Dr. nat. techn. Magdalena Rauter, BSc MSc
Programme Director Environment & Technology BSc

+43 5572 792 3041

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