Entrance examination Teacher Accreditation Programmes

The admission to this programme is possible only if you successfully participate in the entrance examination and fulfil all requirements for admission to a bachelor programme at the University of Vienna.

If you do not have proficiency in German at level B1 or higher, please read the information about proficieny in German and about the entrance procedure carefully.

The entrance procedure at a glance

  • Available Places: no restriction
  • Registration period: expired for the academic year 2017/18
  • Payment of examination fee (50 Euro): expired for the academic year 2017/18
  • Period for completion of Online-Self-Assessment: expired for the academic year 2017/18
  • Entrance exam: 28 August 2017, written multiple choice test
  • Alternate dates: none
  • Language: German
  • Personal enrolment: after results are announced until 30 November 2017


The registration period for the entrance examination for the academic year 2017/18 is over.

All registered people, that pass the entrance exam and fulfil the requirements to study a degree programme at the University of Vienna, can be admitted to this degree programme


Step 1: Registration in u:space (deadline expired)

Step 2: Online-Self-Assessment (deadline expired)

Step 3: The written exam


At least 14 days before the entrance exam you will receive a personal invitation by e-mail. This will contain information about the exact schedule for the entrance exam. Without this invitation letter you may not participate in the written entrance exam. 

Please save the whole day for the test and if you come from abroad/outside Vienna be advised to travel at least the day before.  

The written part of the entrance exam comprises tasks evaluating: 

  • the aptitude with regard to logic-deductive thinking
  • basic verbal and analytical competences 
  • aptitude to acquire knowledge from a selection of introductory text related to education science

The pure working time for the exam will be 2.0 hours.

At the end of the exam you will be informed about the further steps. The results will be sent via e-mail.

Step 4: Individual counselling interview


Those applicants who reach less than 30% of the required points in the examination will be invited to an individual counselling interview, where their aptitude for a teacher accreditation will be discussed, the results will be analysed and strategies to overcome individual shortcomings will be planned. The interview is compulsory to be admitted to the degree programme.

The dates for these interviews will be scheduled by e-mail.

Step 5: After the result


The admission to the degree programme is possible after the announcement of the results if you have been successful in the entrance examination and fulfil all requirements for a bachelor degree programme at the University of Vienna.

Bachelor of Education (Teacher Accreditation)

  • Type pf degree programme: bachelor programme
  • Duration: 8 semesters
  • Required ECTS credits: 240
  • Degree: Bachelor of Education (BEd)
  • Language of instruction: German
  • Details of the programme (in German): Studienprofil