List of low tuition universities in Austria and how to apply

vienaAre you an international student  seeking a country with low tuition/affordable universities to study in? Do you want to study in Europe but don’t have the resources to study in the UK or Ireland? If you didn’t know Austria is the new Germany with numerous opportunities to work and study during and after your program. Once you’ve learnt the Austrian language (German ), you will find numerous well paying jobs in Austria. Quite unlike Russia, you will find very friendly people in Austria who aren’t racist!We will put you through the application process of how to apply for admission abroad in Austria plus the requirements

How to apply

Whether you are an undergraduate  or graduate student, you will be required to prepare and submit your application to the university or college of your liking by carefully working on the registration steps shown below:

  • Reach out to your university’s admissions Office to ask for the application form though in most cases, the application form can be accessed on the institution’s website, but in very rare cases you may  ask to have it sent by post to your home address or email address.
  • You should be prepared to submit additional documents to prove you satisfy all of the admission requirements for the courses or study programs of your choice.
  • Put forth earnest effort to fill in your application form and return to your university promptly along with LEGALIZED or CERTIFIED copies of the supporting documentS.
  • You will be notified whether you have finally been admitted. Upon admission, your university will issue a student pass no matter you are an undergraduate or graduate student. The student pass is used to prove you have become a member of the university you applied for.
  • Please, note that your educational background and grade point average from your upper secondary school studies will determine whether you qualify for the program/s you applied for

General requirements

  • Undergraduate Program

You qualify for undergraduate program if you possess a valid/certified school leaving certificate and qualify for university education as well in your home country, you may 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.

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 budget roughly EUR 1400 per academic year for your tuition fees

Tuition fees for students from the least developed countries

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.

Extended application period for EU students

After the general admission period expires, the extended admission period starts. Through the extended admission period, students from the European Union can also apply for university studies in Austria according to the extended deadlines listed below:

  • November 30: for studies in the winter semester.
  • April 30: for studies in the summer semester.

List of Low tuition Universities

Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna

Burgenland University of Applied Sciences

Campus 02 University of Applied Sciences

Graz University of Technology

Johannes Kepler University Linz

Medical University of Graz

Medical University of Innsbruck

For more enquiries about admissions into universities abroad, send an email to Jonah@studyabroad365.com or call +2348125835476

42 comments

  1. I have completed a 3 year program in HND Entrepreneurship and wish to continue in bsc marketing/management and wants to join the summer class taught in English so please help me out with my admission into a university through my email thank you very much.
    God richly bless you.

    1. I have completed a 3 year program in HND Computer Science with upper credit and wish to continue in Bsc
      please help me out with my admission into a university of least tution fee and low living expenses.
      I await feedback through my email
      Thank you very much.
      God richly bless you

    2. I have finished my Bsc program and I wish to continue in master’s degree, please help out with my admission into least tuition fees university in Austria.

  2. I have graduated from teacher training collage and I want to pursue my education in abroad. I want to join summer clases which will be teach in English. Could you please help me in admation process through my email? And this is mentionable that I am from Afghanistan.
    Thanks.

  3. PLEASE I HAVE GRADUATED WITH A B.SC DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND NOW I WANT TO DO MY M.SC IN MARKETING. I’M APPLYING FROM NIGERIA, AFRICA. HOW DO I GO ABOUT APPLYING TO A GOOD BUT CHEAP UNIVERSITY IN AUSTRIA?

    KINDLY CONTACT ME THROUGH MY EMAIL AND GIVE ME DETAILS ON THE REQUIREMENTS.

    THANK YOU.

  4. it is really a blessing for those do not have a recourse to get higher education , and i really appreciate you for your help,
    i am a citizen of one of the under developed county , and i’m a bachelor of art holder in Marketing and i have much more desire to get a masters degree in related areas , so i need your help , in the procedure of applying in some Austria university .

    kindly contact to me through my email address g to get all the news
    may the good God bless you abundantly .

  5. I’m from Jamaica and would like to apply. How do I go about this? How much is it required I pay if I get accepted.

  6. I want to apply for nursing in austra but don’t know how to speak German. how to I go about it. tanks

  7. I studied English Education at My Degree Level with a Second Class Lower and want to proceed for my Master’s Programme in the the same Course in Austria.
    Please, how do I apply to a low tuition fees university also with a low cost of living during my study stay.
    Thank You in Anticipation.

  8. This is Logesh from India. I wish to start medicine in Austria. So I need your guidance. please contact me soon.

  9. I AM FROM THE WITH AN AN I.C.M. GRADUATE DIPLOMA QUALIFICATION IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS STUDIES .I AM INTERESTED IN PURSUING B.S.C IN AUSTRIA

  10. I am a graduate of education accountancy with GPA 3.35.pls I want to do my masters degree in human resource management.which school in Austria with low tuition fees should I apply in?

  11. Am interested in a cheap school in Austria as an international student from nigeria I would like to study international relation, or any tin in social sciences pls give me info on how I can apply..thanks.

    1. i want to study in austria at bachelor of accounting. can u tell me the university names pls and requirements.I m from bangladsh

  12. I am a graduate of economics and statistics education from nigeria and very much interested in masters from an austrian university. Please could you recommend one considering tuition and requirements

  13. Pls I just finished my masters degree in tourism development from a good university in Nigeria, I’m planning on doing my Ph.D. In tourism at any Austria university. Pls could you guide me through. I will be waiting for a reply through my email address. Thanks

  14. Am a graduate from one of the Nigeria university.I studied banking n finance.I wish to further my education MSc finance in one of the Austria unversity wit low fee and where they communicate in english.pls I need ur help .thanks

  15. I have interest in studying medicine in any medical university in austra ,
    I am presently studying german language in Goete institute
    Please how do I apply to a medical university in austra
    I am from Ghana. My email is udyrhemah @gmail. Com

  16. I want to study social work abroad, av already got my diploma in social work and I want to pursue with a degree course. I know how to speak good English, please tell me how to apply.

  17. I want to study any management science course,am a graduate of Industrial Relations and Personnel management.Am from Nigeria and have all my documents legalized by the Austria Embassy,most school i come across request for a prove of German language..Pls kindly reply by mail.

  18. Is it possible to get work permit after completing Master degree in Austria?

    Can I take my family – spouse & children along with me during my student visa?

  19. HELLO, MY NAME IS OLUWATOBI DANIEL-SODIYA, I GRADUATED IN 2015 WITH BSC IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND AM LOOKING FOR ANY COUNTRY TO STUDY FOR MASTERS IN BUSINESS ADMIN AS FAR AS ITS IN EUROPE AND THE TUITION FEES ARE LOW. PLEASE KINDLY SEND ME AN EMAIL IF YOU HAVE ANY UPDATE.
    GOD BLESS

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