Incoming students with disabilities

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Incoming students with disabilities

Incoming students (f.e. with an ERASMUS+ programme) with disabilities can find information in the FAQ-list below and get consultation via the "Accessible Studying team (Team Barrierefrei)".

Team Barrierefrei

„Accessible Studying team“

The disability advisory service of the University of Vienna is called Team Barrierefrei. Team Barrierefrei offers information and support concerning barrier-free and accessible studying. They assist with all kinds of questions concerning studying with disabilities, impairments and/or chronical disease.

Person bei der Beratung

Members of "Accessible Studying team (Team Barrierefrei)" offer personal-, telephone-, chat- and E-Mail-counselling during opening times.

 Contact us beforehand

If you are interested in studying at the University of Vienna and need information about accessible studying, you best get in contact with the "Accessible Studying team (Team Barrierefrei)" in advance. They can offer you support on:

  • special examination arrangements
  • proof of disability
  • information and consultation
  • support services and technical devices
  • legal framework

FAQs for incoming students with disabilities


Is there a disability advisory service?
Where do I find housing in Vienna? Can I live on "the campus"?
What financial support is available?
What proof of disability/medical certificate do I need?
Is personal assistance available?
Is there accessible transportation around the university?
What is the Austrian Students Union?