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How to enter Austria.
Quality education, the opportunity to travel throughout Europe and the chance to get a job that is highly paid – all this makes Austria an attractive country for future students.
Who can study in Austria?
Even without knowing the languages and graduating from school somewhere in Novy Urengoy with average grades, you can continue your education in one of the Austrian universities.
Despite the fact that our secondary education does not equate to Austrian (in Austrian schools, instruction lasts 13 years, and in schools of CIS countries – 11), it is possible to successfully enter Austrian higher education institutions after high school. According to the Austrian legislation, the main requirement for the admission of the applicant’s documents to an Austrian university, along with the availability of a school certificate, is his right to enroll in the same specialty in his homeland.
Admission to most bachelor’s specialties in Austrian universities does not imply passing the entrance exams and tests and does not depend on the grades in the certificate. Only at the admission to the magistracy (master) and doctoral studies can academic progress play a role. Also, when applying for some specialties, you must take the proficiency test. Such specialties are few, their list is determined by each institution separately.
What level of German is needed for admission to Austria?
Become a student at the University of Austria can and with zero knowledge of the German language. This relaxation was at one time made by the Ministry of Education of the country to simplify the possibility of admission to Austrian universities of students from third countries. By submitting documents that do not know the language, the entrant is enrolled in a special preparatory course – Vorstudienlehrgang, where for one to four semesters he intensively studies German. At the same time, he has all the rights and benefits of the student: a student card, residence permit, the right to hostel and work, student discounts. At the end of the course, three attempts are made to pass the test in German.
True, this rule does not apply to all specialties. The delivery of the entrance test and the initial knowledge of German (without the right to go first to the preparatory course) are required for admission to all economic specialties, psychology, pharmacology, architecture, medicine, biology, sports and creative professions.
For those who do not know German, there is an opportunity to study in English. It is provided for in some bachelor or master’s specialties. To learn in English, the student must confirm the required level of language with B2 or C1 certificates, and less likely language interviews.
Training in Austria in German and in English is everywhere the same – 760 euros per semester for applicants from Russia, 360 euros from the rest of the CIS countries.
When to enter Austria?
Yearly studies in Austria in most specialties are divided into two semesters – winter and summer, respectively, the entrants have the opportunity to apply twice a year.
You can enroll in an Austrian university and after several semesters or courses of study at home. In this case, the income process is almost the same as after school. However, in some universities you can apply only to the specialties that you studied at home.
Students from the CIS countries who have completed three or more university courses in their homeland can enter Austria immediately at the magistracy or at least re-enroll (if desired) a couple of courses or several subjects.
For applicants / students from the CIS, enrolled or students in Austrian universities, there is an official opportunity to study with children. That is, after receiving a student visa and residence permit, you can officially bring your child or children to their place of study and residence in Austria. Under the family reunification program, your spouse can come after you.
At the end of the university, the student is given time for official employment, obtaining a work visa and residence permit.
The very process of preparing, filing and reviewing your institution’s documents, and after and the process of reviewing your visa and residence permit – is lengthy and laborious. Approach everything should be very responsible, and do preparation for admission preferably not later than 6 months before the start of studies.
In addition, it is very important to collect a complete and competent package of documents from the point of view of the selection commissions, since a repeated appeal (sending documents) can lead to undesirable delays in time and experiences. Therefore, we suggest that you use our services from the new package “Entry into Austria” and do not worry that something can go wrong – with the team Studiren, the entry goes without unnecessary hassle from your side.
If you are interested in higher education in Austria, and you intend to translate your dream into reality, we will gladly help you in this. Perhaps you are interested in studying at a certain Austrian university? Or have you always dreamed of getting a second education in Europe, but did not know which side to approach this issue? Or maybe you just want to learn more about some aspect of Austrian higher education for foreigners? Any question interesting you can ask in the comments below or by writing to us at [email protected]
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Comments on & laquo; How to enter Austria & raquo;
Zdravstaite! I would like to ask a question where is it better to teach medicine in Germany or in Austria? And can I work with an Austrian or German diploma in the US?
Thank you for your reply in advance.
Depends on the chosen university and specialty, both countries are good.
If you manage to get a job in the US with a German diploma – yes, why not.
Tell me, please, what it means to have the right to enter the same specialty at home & # 187; ? Do you need to pass the ZNO (Ukraine)? Or what documents determine this right? Thank you!
This is a special form of information that you can get at one of the universities in your homeland. On what basis the university will give you this certificate – it is decided privately;)
Good evening, please tell me, how can I choose the education program for a master’s degree in Austria? Next year I’ll finish my bachelor’s degree in Russia. Maybe there is some kind of system with which you can find similar programs in Austria and Russia?
You can order a special service from us, “Selection of educational institutions in Germany and / or Austria”; or to receive a consultation on independent admission in the format of a private consultation. Please, contact [email protected] 🙂
Hello! Tell me please, is it possible to enter a university in Austria right after the school ended in Russia with a gold medal? (Knowledge of the language B2)
Can I enter Austria after a year of Au Pair in Germany? My education is complete secondary. Knowledge of German B2.
Thank you for your reply in advance.
Good afternoon, now I’m learning on the 3rd course on an interpreter. I read that you can go after school, or after the 2 nd year, but on the same specialty. Is it realistic to enter a university and change my specialty in my situation?
You can enroll in Austria for a bachelor’s in another specialty, a master’s degree – only in a similar or related industry.
Tell me, please, in case of admission to the magistracy of Austria, his wife, I realized that together with her a visa is given to her husband? Does this visa (husband) allow work? Or does he need to make out either a study visa or language courses?
Hello! How important is the certificate for admission to the university at the Faculty of Psychology? What should be the average score? 9.9-10.3 will be enough or needed even higher?
Hello, read carefully the article, everything is written.
Hello, can I enter after the 1st course?
Hello, now I’m learning in the first year of a builder can go to Austria to the medical institute?
Hello, tell me, can I enroll in an Austrian university right after school or is it necessary to have several more courses at a Russian university?
Tell me, how much does it cost to stay in Austria: food, accommodation in a hostel, travel, insurance? that is, how much money will really go away per month when living in Austria as a foreign student? Training for Vorstudienlehrgang is free or paid?
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