The University College of Christian Churches for Teacher Education Vienna/Krems is Austria’s largest private college of teacher education with seven locations in Vienna and Lower Austria.

The College pursues a policy based on Christian values in pre-service teacher education as well as teacher professional development and advanced training. The overall objective is to qualify and professionalise teachers in their subject-specific pedagogical fields and Religious Education.

The College Foundation of the Archdiocese of Vienna, which operates the University College, provides and administers its premises and infrastructure. The college‘s teaching staff are employees under public law.