Degree programmes with entrance examination


Entrance examinations at the University of Vienna are possible for bachelor, diploma, master and PhD programmes.


Bachelor/diploma programmes with entrance examination

The registration period for the entrance examinations for the academic year 2018/19 is over. The deadlines for the next entrance examination will be announced in January 2019!

Entrance examinations 2019/20

The following bachelor programmes already have an entrance examination:

(International) Business Administration, Economics, Biology, Pharmacy, Nutritional Science, Computer Science, Business Informatics, Mass Media and Communication Science, Psychology Teacher Education Programme

For the following bachelor/diploma programmes further entrance examinations are planned from the acedemic year 2019/20 onwards:

Transcultural Communication, English and American Studies, Sociology, Political Science, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Chemistry, Law

The introduction of entrance examinations aims at improving the staff-student ratio and creating better conditions of studies. The entrance examinations will consist of a two-step procedure comprising an Online-Self-Assessment and a written exam.

Detailed information will be published in January 2019!

Master and PhD programmes with special entrance requirements

PhD programmes

  • Logistics and Operations Management
  • Management
  • Statistics and Operations Research
  • Economics
  • Finance

Information about the entrance examination and the admission

Master programmes with Joint Curricula

Information about master programmes with Joint Curricula and the admission procedure.