Master programmes with entrance exam procedure

The entrance exam procedures differ, depending on the degree programme. They may require, for example, a statement of purpose and a curriculum vitae (CV). A written entrance exam is only conducted in the master programme in Psychology.

At the University of Vienna, entrance exam procedures are carried out for the following master programmes:

The application period for degree programmes with entrance exam procedure is over for the academic year 2022/23. The deadlines for the academic year 2023/24 will be announced in spring 2023.

Application for admission to a master programme with entrance exam procedure

 Required documents

You need (regardless of your citizenship and the country of issuance of your degree)

as a JPEG or PNG file:

  • your passport or personal ID card (front and back)

as separate PDF files:


Application period for the academic year 2022/23:

  • from 1 March to 3 May 2022

Admission periods for the academic year 2022/23

  • Winter semester 2022/23: from 11 July to 31 October 2022
  • Summer semester 2023: from 9 January to 31 March 2023

 Semester start

  • winter semester: 1 October
  • summer semester: 1 March

Schedule of the academic year

The application for any of these degree programmes is done in u:space and is possible only once a year within the application period.

Between 30 and 50 university places are available per year, depending on the degree programme of your choice. The allocation of available places is carried out through the admission procedure.

  • Detailed information on the application for admission and the required documents is available on the details page of the degree programme.



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