Deadlines for degree programmes without an entrance exam procedure

 

Here you can find a summary of application and admission deadlines at the University of Vienna.

The winter semester starts on 1 October and the summer semester starts on 1 March (schedule of the academic year).

The admission period consists of the general admission period and the period of grace. Which deadline applies to you depends on your citizenship, the issuing country of your secondary school leaving certificate/degree and the desired degree programme.

Deadlines for bachelor/diploma degree programmes
Deadlines for master degree programmes
Deadlines for doctoral/PhD programmes

 Bachelor and diploma degree programmes

 

Next application periods

An application for first-time-admission to study programmes without entrance examination is possible:

  • Summer semester 2019: 1 December 2018 to 5 February 2019
  • Winter semester 2019/20: 11 July 2019 until 5 September 2019

 

Next admission periods

The personal first-time-admission, the re-admission, the admission to an additional degree programme and the change of degree programmes is possible during these periods (= general admission periods), if you do not have to participate in a preparation course in the University Preparation Programme of the Vienna Universities:

For people with a secondary school leaving certificate/degree from an EU/EEA-country or Switzerland:

  • Summer semester 2019: 7 January until 5 February 2019*
  • Winter semester 2019/20: 11 July 2019 until 5 September 2019*

For people with a secondary school leaving certificate/degree from a Non-EU/EEA-country who have an admission letter:

  • Summer semester 2019: 7 January until 30 April 2019
  • Winter semester 2019/20: 11 July 2019 until 30 November 2019

* The admission in the period of grace for persons with secondary school leaving certificate/degree is without exception only possible if a legal reason for an exception applies.

 Master degree programmes

 

Next application periods

For graduates of the University of Vienna and people with citizenship from an EU/EEA-country or Switzerland:

  • Summer semester 2019: 1 December 2018 to 30 April 2019
  • Winter semester 2019/20: 11 July 2019 until 30 November 2019

For people with citizenship of a non-EU/EEA-country:

  • Summer semester 2019: 1 December 2018 to 5 February 2019
  • Winter semester 2019: 11 July 2019 until 5 September 2019

 

Next admission periods

Admission is possible during these periods, if you do not have to participate in a preparation course in the University Preparation Programme of the Vienna Universities:

  • Summer semester 2019: 7 January until 30 April 2019
  • Winter semester 2019/20: 11 July 2019 until 30 November 2019

 Doctorate-/PhD-Degree Programmes

An application for admission and admission is possible throughout the year, except for a PhD degree programme for Economic Sciences.