Remission of the tuition fee


Degree students with citizenship of a country of the EU/EEA or Switzerland 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 applications 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
Reasons for a remission for studying staff of the University of Vienna
Reasons for a remission for students working at the ÖH

 Required documents

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


  • Winter semester 2019/20: 11 July until 30 November 2019
  • Summer semester 2020: 7 January until 30 April 2020

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 as one PDF file to the Admission Office (contact form - indicate your u:account e-mail address!). Postal address or fax number can be found in the application form.