Anton Bruckner Private University for Music, Drama, and Dance
(in German Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität für Musik, Schauspiel und Tanz
, common short forms are Anton Bruckner Private University
or just Bruckner University
) is one of four universities
, the capital of Upper Austria
. It has ca. 800 students and was granted accredited private university status in 2004 (its name from 1932 to 2004 was Bruckner Conservatory Linz
, but the roots of the institution go back to 1823 or even to 1799).
The university is named after the Austrian composer Anton Bruckner (1824-1896).
Tuition fees for citizens of EU and EEA countries and citizens of Switzerland are currently (as of December 2004) lower than at Austria's public universities, at EUR 100 per semester (ie, EUR 200 per academic year).