Additional master programme

The admission to a master programme is only possible after completing a subject-relevant bachelor or diploma programme in the same or a related discipline. In the Master Access Guide you can find out which bachelor/diploma degree programmes qualify for admission to a specific master programme.

Master programmes with entrance exam procedure

Entrance exam procedures only take place once per academic year (before the winter semester) and are valid for two semesters.

  1. Apply for admission to the degree programme you would like to study additionally within the application period. Choose the desired degree programme in u:space > Studies > Apply for admission and upload the required documents. Documents that were already confirmed by the Admission Office (status "confirmed") do not need to be uploaded again. Note any potentially required additional proofs. You can find these in the curriculum of your degree programme.
    Check the status of your application in u:space under "My application". This status has to be "application submitted".
  2. Complete the entrance exam procedure of the chosen degree programme. The Admission Office will inform you about further steps via e-mail.

 Deadlines

Application period for the academic year 2023/24:

  • from 1 March to 17 April 2023

Winter semester 2023/24:

  • Admission period: 10 July to 31 October 2023
  • Semester start: 1 October

Summer semester 2024:

  • Admission period: 8 January to 31 March 2024
  • Semester start: 1 March

Schedule of the academic year

Master programmes without entrance exam procedure

  1. Apply for admission to the degree programme you would like to study additionally within the application period. Choose the desired degree programme in u:space > Studies > Apply for admission and upload the required documents. Documents that were already confirmed by the Admission Office (status "confirmed") do not need to be uploaded again. Note the potentially required additional proofs. You can find these in the curriculum of your degree programme.
    Check the status of your application in u:space under "My application". This status has to be "application submitted".
  2. If you fulfil all requirements you can be admitted to the new degree programme. You will receive an admission letter to your u:account e-mail address (webmail.univie.ac.at) after a processing time of a few weeks. You can also find the admission letter in u:space > Personal matters > My documents.

The Admission Office will inform you about further steps via e-mail. 

 Deadlines EU/EEA

The following deadlines apply for EU/EEA/CH citizens and groups of persons according to the Decree on Groups of Persons.

Winter semester 2023/24:

  • Application period: from 15 June to 5 September 2023
  • Admission period: from 10 July to 31 October 2023
  • Semester start: 1 October

Summer semester 2024:

  • Application period: from 15 November 2023 to 5 February 2024
  • Admission period: from 8 January to 31 March 2023
  • Semester start: 1 March

Schedule of the academic year

Note: The direct admission to consecutive master programmes in the same discipline for graduates of a bachelor programme at the University of Vienna is possible year-round.

 Deadlines non-EU/EEA

The following deadlines apply for persons with citizenship from a non-EU/EEA country.

Winter semester 2023/24:

  • Application period: from 15 June to 31 July 2023
  • Admission period: from 10 July to 31 October 2023
  • Semester start: 1 October

Summer semester 2024:

  • Application period: from 15 November 2023 to 2 January 2024
  • Admission period: from 8 January to 31 March 2024
  • Semester start: 1 March

Schedule of the academic year