University of Vienna

University of Vienna

  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 14
    Available Programs
  • 91900
  • 1454
    Average Cost
  • Program
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The University of Vienna is the largest research and educational institution in Austria with a total of 6,900 academics. Teaching staff adheres to the principle of research-led teaching in their courses. They impart knowledge about latest research findings and their students are able to participate in original research. The University of Vienna sets future-oriented accents in interdisciplinary innovative research fields.

The University of Vienna is convinced that diversity enriches community life and collaboration. Diversity is encouraged by applying the principle of equal opportunities in all areas of university activity.

This diversity gives students the opportunity to choose an individualised way through their studies that best suits their interests and abilities.

Entry requirements

Secondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis) or recognized foreign equivalent.

German knowledge on C1 level is an admission requirement for all bachelor/diploma programmes. The language(s) of instruction of each course depend(s) on the focus of the degree programme.

Scholarship & funding

Students of higher semesters who work besides studying can apply for the scholarship "Aktiv Studieren und Beruf" for the academic year 2020/21. It aims at supporting students to complete their studies in a timely manner.

The amount of this scholarship is 700 Euro per academic year or 350 Euro if the tuition fee was only prescribed for one semester. For more information

Student life

At the University of Vienna campus in the heart of the city, several thousand students meet every day to research, teach and study.