Collegiate Church

University parish of the Archdiocese of Salzburg

The Kollegienkirche in Salzburg is the church of the University of Salzburg and comes from the Baroque period. It is located at the University Square. The Patrocinium is the Immaculate Conception of Mary, the patronal feast, in Austria a solemn and legal Holiday, is celebrated on 8 December.

The church is a listed building and belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage Historic Center of Salzburg.

MMag. Christian Wallisch-Breitsching


Church of Diversity

Faith, Art & Culture

Domicil of God

The "white church" of Salzburg is the church of the University of Salzburg. The "Kollegienkirche" is the place of faith not only for all students, but also for the Salzburg population.


Site of Art

When the Austrian masterbuilder "Johann Fischer v. Erlach" created the building as a university church, one of the most important Baroque churches in Central Europe was built.


Salzburg Festival

Max Reinhardt and Hugo von Hofmannsthal saw the Kollegienkirche as the appropriate venue for the staging of their mystery play Das Salzburger große Welttheater (1922).


View at the Organ from Matthäus Mauracher I.
built 1866-1868


Salzburger Sparkasse
IBAN AT61 2040 4000 4209 7444