Remission of the tuition fee


Degree students with citizenship of a country of the EU/EEA or equated non-EU/EEA citizens can, if they have a reason for remission, apply for remission of the tuition fee during the respective period.

  • solely the listed reasons for remission can be accepted!
  • the students' union fee has to be paid timely even if your application for remission is accepted!

Processing of application s can take up to several weeks, apply as soon as possible. You will be notified about the outcome of your application and possible further steps via e-mail to your u:account e-mail address (

Your current fee can be found in u:space > Financial Matters > Tuition/Students' Union Fee.


Reasons for a remission

 Required Documents

Documents that were not issued in German or English have to be translated to German by a court sworn translator.


  • for the summer semester 2019: 7 January until 30 April 2019

It is strongly advised to apply for remission at least a month before the end of the deadline!


Download all required documents. Send them together with the required documents of proof by e-mail to Postal address or fax number can be found in the application form.

Apply with required documents by postal service, fax or e-mail.

Staff of the University of Vienna

If you study at the University of Vienna while being staff at the same time (regardless of citizenship), your tuition fee is automatically remitted.


  • Employment at the University of Vienna for at least 90 days during the previous semester.
  • Your social security number is registered in u:space.
  • You are not studying at another Austrian university.

Please note that the full tuition fee is prescribed at the beginning of the payment period. This will automatically change after several days, so please do not pay before the remission is registered.


Students working at the ÖH

If you perform a function in the Austrian Students' Union, you can apply for remission of the tuition fee. Use the respective form.