Studying again at the University of Vienna

 

To resume your studies means that you have already studied at the University of Vienna and now, you would like to study the same or a different degree programme.

If you have completed a degree programme at the University of Vienna and would like to start with a master or doctoral programme, you will have to apply for admission to a degree programme in the normal way.

  • The re-admission is possible only within the respective admission period and if your degree programme is still offered. You will be admitted, without exception, to the currently valid curriculum (i.e. you studied diploma programme Teacher Education > re-admission to bachelor programme Teacher Education).
  • Apply for resumption in due time, as the processing time may increase at the end of the admission period.
  • It is not possible to study the same degree programme at two different Austrian universities at the same time.
  • At your "StudienServiceStelle" (SSS) or "StudienServiceCenter" (SSC) you may apply for the recognition of passed courses. Information on the recognition of exams is provided by the responsible "Studienprogrammleitung" (SPL).

Bachelor/diploma programmes

 

School-leaving certificate from an EU/EEA country

  • The same or a different bachelor/diploma programme without entrance exam procedure:
    Apply for admission via u:space. The status of your application must be “submitted”. You will be admitted automatically within five working days.
  • Bachelor/diploma programme with entrance exam procedure:
    • If you have never studied this degree programme at the University of Vienna before: Apply for admission in due time and participate in the entrance exam procedure.

 

School-leaving certificate from a non-EU/EEA country

  • The same bachelor/diploma programme without entrance exam procedure:
    Apply for admission via u:space. Upload your old admission letter as a “special university entrance qualification (admission statement)”. The status of your application must be “submitted”. Immediately afterwards, send us your request via contact form
  • A different bachelor/diploma programme without entrance exam procedure:
    Apply for admission via u:space. Documents which have previously been approved by the Admission Office (status: "approved") do not have to be uploaded again. You need a special university entrance qualification for each degree programme you apply for. The status of your application must be “submitted”. Please wait until your application has been processed by the Admission Office. This can take various weeks. Due to administrative reasons it is not possible to inform you about the status of your application. You will receive your admission letter by e-mail.
  • Bachelor/diploma programmes with entrance exam procedure:
    • You have already studied the same degree programme: Log in to u:space and send us your request via contact form within the admission period (except for bachelor programme Psychology, for which you need to participate in the entrance exam procedure again)
    • You have never studied this degree programme at the University of Vienna before: Log in to u:space, apply for admission and register for the entrance exam procedure in time. Documents which have previously been approved by the Admission Office (status: "approved") do not have to be uploaded again. You need a special university entrance qualification for each degree programme you apply for. The status of your application must be “submitted”. Please wait until your application has been processed by the Admission Office. This can take several weeks. Due to administrative reasons it is not possible to inform you about the status of your application. You will receive your admission letter by e-mail.

     Please note

    • Always indicate your u:account e-mail address or attach a passport or personal ID to your request!
    • If you have discontinued your degree programme Sports Sciences or the teaching subject Sports and Physical Education for more than four semesters, you have to participate again in the supplementary examination of sporting aptitude.
    • In any case, in order to resume your bachelor programme Psychology you have to pass the entrance exam procedure again.
    • If necessary, proofs of supplementary examinations have to be presented again.

    Master programmes

     

    The same master programme

    Apply for admission to the degree programme in u:space within the respective application period. The status of your application must be "submitted". Immediately afterwards, send us a message via contact form in which you specify that you have applied for admission to the same degree programme which you had already been admitted to at the University of Vienna and that you now wish to resume your studies. Attach a scan of your personal ID to your message. 

     

    A different master programme

    Apply for admission to the degree programme in u:space within the respective application period. The status of your application must be "submitted". It takes several weeks to process your application.
    Please note: Late or incomplete applications cause a delay in processing and might lead to the fact that you cannot resume your studies in the semester you applied for. Once your application has been processed completely, you will receive a notification by e-mail. Please understand that the University of Vienna cannot inform you about the status of your application.

     

    Master programmes with entrance exam procedure

    Send us a message via contact form within the respective application period in which you specify that you have applied for admission to the same degree programme which you had already been admitted to at the University of Vienna and that you now wish to resume your studies.

    Doctoral/PhD programmes

    Contact the Center for Doctoral Studies.