Ecumenical cooperation makes our university, which is the biggest University College of Teacher Education in Austria, a unique educational institution in Europe.

The Archdiocese of Vienna established the University College of Teacher Education Vienna/Krems (KPH) and maintains it together with the Diocese of St. Pölten and the Protestant, Greek-Oriental, Oriental-Orthodox and Old-Catholic Churches of Austria.


The partner churches are

  • Catholic Church
    Archdiocese of Vienna
    Diocese of St. Pölten

  • Old-Catholic Church

  • Protestant Church (Lutheran and Reformed)

  • Greek-Oriental Church
    Bulgarian-Oriental Church
    Greek-Orthodox Church
    Romanian-Orthodox Church
    Russian-Orthodox Church
    Serbian-Orthodox Church

  • Oriental-Orthodox Churches
    Armenian-Apostolic Church
    Syrian-Orthodox Church
    Coptic-Orthodox Church