Department of Health Studies



Communication means understanding language, using language to share information with others, thereby participating in everyday life. Speech therapists work with adults and children who suffer from speech, language, voice, swallowing or hearing difficulties. They conduct a diagnostic analysis which provides the basis for the treatment.

What you will learn:

Comprehensive knowledge

Treating patients


Small groups

Conducting hearing tests

Practical work

Did you know, …

… that you can go abroad without applying through Erasmus?

An international summer school is held each year which around four students from the FH JOANNEUM Logopedics programme can attend. In addition to presenting international research results, the summer school also focuses on making contact with students from other countries.

Did you know, …

… that we also run a lecture series in logopedics?

Renowned experts from the field of speech therapy or related disciplines are regularly invited to the Logopedics Institute to present the latest scientific discoveries. The presentation is then followed by a get-together, providing ample opportunity for discussion.

Did you know, …

… that you will receive support with organising your internship?

The internships you complete in various sectors and institutions from the second semester onwards will be organised with the head of the programme during a seminar to ensure compliance with the high legal standards.

Did you know, …

… that you will be taught by international lecturers?

The teaching staff include lecturers from Austria as well as experts from abroad. This allows you to learn content directly from specialists.

Did you know, …

… that there are various research projects underway?

The Logopedics Institute participates in various research projects. These projects involve collaborating with interdisciplinary departments and renowned international universities to generate new findings.