Entrance exam procedure Law

  • The registration period for the entrance exam procedure of the academic year 2019/20 is over. The deadlines of the academic year 2020/21 will be announced in spring 2020. 
  • Prospective students who have registered in due time will be informed about the further steps by e-mail.


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

The registration for the entrance exam procedure is possible without a secondary-school leaving certificate. Upload all required documents for the admission directly after you get them.

If you do not have proficiency in German at level B2 or higher, please read the information about proficieny in German and about the admission procedure carefully.

In the personal enrolment for the degree programme proof of German proficiency at C1 level (or higher) is required.

The entrance exam procedure at a glance

  • Available places: 1.980
  • Registration period: already over
  • Examination fee: Euro 50 (to be paid during the registration)
  • Entrance exam: does not take place
  • Alternate dates: none
  • Language: mainly German, in parts English
  • Personal enrolment: 11 July until 5 September 2019

Written entrance exam will not take place

The number of available places for the academic year 2019/20 exceeds the number of registered students. Therefore, the written entrance exam will not take place. All those who have registered in time for the entrance exam procedure AND fulfil the admission requirements for the degree programme can be admitted.


Admission to the degree programme

All prospective students who have registered in due time will be informed about the further steps in the admission procedure by e-mail. 

Detailed information on the admission procedure

Please read this information carefully!


  • Type of degree programme: diploma programme
  • Duration: 8 semesters
  • Required  ECTS: 240
  • Degree: Magister/Magistra der Rechtswissenschaften (Mag. iur.)
  • Language of instruction: German
  • Curriculum: study profile