The admission procedure at the University of Vienna

Detailed information on the first-time admission to bachelor, diploma and master programmes as well as further information on the admission.

You can find information on the admission procedure to doctoral/PhD programmes directly via the website of the Center for Doctoral Studies.

About the admission

 Appointment online first-time admission

Due to the COVID-19 hygiene rules and rules of conduct as well as the current entry requirements, it is not possible to enter the Admission Office in person. 

The first-time admission is only possible online via Skype by prior appointment


Please use our contact form. It allows you to be more flexible and to have your request documented in written form.

For reasons of data protection, we cannot provide any information related to personal data on the phone.

You can reach us via telephone by calling +43/1/4277-10600 at the following times:

  • Monday and Wednesday: from 12 noon to 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday: from 10 a.m. to 12 noon
  • Thursday: from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Please take note of the working hours of the Admission Office for the timely submission of applications to the Admission Office that are not submitted via u:space. You can find a summary of the working hours in this proclamation (in German only).



Exchange programme with the CEU

Apply for admission for the fall term at the Central European University until 10 September.


Studienbeginn im Oktober?

Nicht vergessen: Online-Erstzulassungstermin vereinbaren!


End of application period for degree programmes with entrance exam procedures

The test dates of the written entrance exams are set.


Attention prospective students!

The application and admission period for winter semester 2022/23 begins on 11 July.


Changes in the Study Law starting from winter semester 2022/23

On 1 October 2022, the amendment of the Universities Act (UG 2002) becomes effective. The resulting changes also affect you.


The Students' Union (ÖH) increases the fee in winter semester 2022/23

The Students' Union fee amounts to 21.20 Euro from winter semester 2022/23 onward.