ABC of terminology

Here you can find study-related terms and abbreviations, currently especially on topics as courses and examinations.

 

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A

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Amendment request ('Verbesserungsauftrag')
Advancement scholarship
Austrian National Union of Students (ÖH)
Allocation of available places
Accessible studying
Attempts
Alternative mode of assessment (due to impairment, disability or illness)
Academic degree
Alternative extensions (AE)
Alumni Association
Application for admission to a degree programme
Apostille
Audimax
Admission period
Admission procedure
Additional degree programme
Additional exam
Allocation of places in courses and exams
Academic year
Admission Office

B

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Bachelor's programme
Board examination

C

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Continuation of studies
c.t. (cum tempore)
Campus
CEEPUS
Curriculum
Complementary degree programme in Teacher Education
Colloquium
Course (LV)
Course exam
Course with non-continuous assessment (npi LV)
Closing a degree programme/withdrawing from the University of Vienna
Confirmation of withdrawal ('Abgangsbescheinigung')
Completion of a degree programme
Center for Doctoral Studies
Course directory
Confirmation of courses passed (‘Bestätigung über positiv absolvierte Prüfungen’)
Course with continuous assessment (pi LV)
Certificate
Compulsory attendance
Confirmation of enrolment (‘Studienbestätigung’)
Curriculum item
Change of degree programme
Confirmation of study periods ('Studienzeitbestätigung')

D

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Distribution of remaining places (courses)
Dean/Dean's Office
Decree of certain groups of persons
Discontinuing an exam/course with continuous assessment
Discussion Course (KO)
Degree Programme
Diploma Supplement
Diploma programme
Degree programme code
Directorate of studies (Studienprogrammleitung, SPL)

E

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ECTS credits
Erasmus+
Extension curricula (Erweiterungscurricula, EC)
Equality with EU/EEA citizens
Equivalent degree
Exam fee for entrance exam procedures
Educational institution ID
Educational leave
Exercise (course type)
Entrance exam procedures and aptitude tests
Exchange programme

F

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Faculty
Free Mover
Free elective subjects
Field trip (course type)
Full legalisation
Financial Aid

G

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German language courses
GRE test
Goodwill
Graduation Ceremony
General university entrance qualification
Grants and scholarships

H

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Habilitation
Helpdesk of the Vienna University Computer Center (ZID)
Hours per week per semester (SWS)

I

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Instructions on the right to appeal
Increment in grace period
Inskription
International Office
Initial admission
Insurance
Introductory seminar (course type)
Introductory and Orientation Period (STEOP)

J

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Job Center

K

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L

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Latin supplementary exam
Legalisation
Livestreaming
Lecture
Leave of absence
Language Center (Sprachenzentrum)

M

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Matriculation
Master Access Guide
Master's programme
"Matura"
Mensa
Mobility programmes
Module
Module/subject exam
Moodle

N

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Negative assessment
Nostrification
Non-degree programme

O

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Online-Self-Assessment (OSA)
Official notice of rejection ('Abweisungsbescheid')
Office of the Studienpräses
Official notice of admission (admission letter, 'Zulassungsbescheid')
Official notice of refusal ('Zurückweisungsbescheid')

P

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Public defence
Persons obtaining the secondary-school leaving certificate subsequently ('Nachmaturant*innen')
Plagiarism
Positive assessment
Postgraduate Center
Preference system
Performance scholarship
Practical course (course type)
Professor
"Promotion"
Point allocation system
Payment period
Printing service
Proof of academic success ('Studienerfolgsnachweis')

Q

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R

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Registration period
Rectorate
Reimbursement
Remission of the tuition fee
Replacement number
Reference number (GZ)
Resumption of studies
Record of examinations
Recognition of exams
Re-enrolment
Registration deadline for courses and exams
Registration status in u:space
Registration system for courses and exams
Re-sitting an exam
Registration for courses and exams
Residence permit

S

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Secondary-school leaving certificate
Special libraries
Supplementary examination
Students’ Union fee (ÖH fee)
Students’ Union (ÖH) insurance
Study achievement system
Second degree programme ("Doppelstudium")
Special university entrance qualification (‘besondere Universitätsreife’)
Start of exams/courses
Studying at several universities
Student ID number
Standard duration of a degree programme
Simultaneous admission
Stipulations (specified in an admission letter)
Semester abroad
Second degree programme ("Zweitstudium")
"Sponsion"
Scholarship “Aktiv Studieren und Beruf”
Stage of the degree programme
Studienberechtigungsprüfung
Student record sheet ('Studienblatt')
Study plan
Study law
StudiesServiceCenter (SSC)/StudiesServiceUnit (SSS)
Study documents
Students' representatives
Student ID card
s.t. (sine tempore)
Statutes
School meets university
Semester question
Seminar (course type)

T

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Teacher Education Programme
Tolerance semesters
Tutorial
Teacher Education for General Secondary Education in Vienna and Lower Austria
Termination of a degree programme
Types of exams
Translation
Transfer to a new curriculum
Tuition fee
Transcript of records

U

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Use of unauthorised aids ("cheating"/plagiarism)
University Preparation Programme of the Vienna Universities (Vorstudienlehrgang der Wiener Universitäten, VWU):
u:account
University Gazette
u:card
u:find
u:print
u:space
Unauthorised absence from a course with continuous assessment/exam
unileben
uniorientiert – open days for those interested in studying
uniport
univie blog
Universities Act 2002
University continuing education and training programme

V

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Validating your u:card
Visiting Master
Vienna Board of Education
Vienna University Computer Center (Zentraler Informatikdienst, ZID)

W

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Waiting list and allocation of remaining places (courses)
Webmail - E-Mail service
Wiener Linien semester ticket

X

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Y

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YouTube channel of the University of Vienna

Z

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