General Requirements for Undergraduate and Masters Degree Programs in Austria

General requirements

Undergraduate Program

International students qualify for undergraduate program if they possess a valid/certified school leaving certificate and qualify for university education as well in their home country,  you also  qualify for higher education studies in Austria. However, you might be required to prove your level of English and/or German. In case, find out from your university the language requirement.

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Master’s Program

You are eligible for a master’s degree program at any university in Austria, if you possess a relevant bachelor’s or equivalent degree diploma.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for EU students and exchange students

You should budget roughly EUR 750 per academic year for tuition fees.

Tuition fees for international students

If you are an international student, you should put aside roughly EUR 1400 per academic year for your tuition fees

Tuition fees for students from the least developed countries

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Full time students from the least developed countries according to the list below are exempted from paying tuition fees at public universities in Austria:

  • Afghanistan
  • Angola
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gambia
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Kiribati
  • Laos
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Sao Tomé and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • Tanzania
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Vanuatu
  • Yemen
  • Zambia

Application deadlines in Austria

There are generally two admission application windows for programs at universities in Austria with the deadlines explained below:

  • September 1: submit your application before September 1 for studies in the winter semester.
  • February 1: for studies in the summer semester.

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