FAQ for degree programmes with an entrance exam procedure

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Online Self-Assessment

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Do I have to complete an Online Self-Assessment for Psychology/Sport Science?
What is an Online Self-Assessment?
How can I get the "OSA code"?
Do I have to complete the Online Self-Assessment?
Shall I prepare for the OSA, how long does it take and will it be evaluated?
I have interrupted the Online Self-Assessment. Can I take it again?
Can I complete the Online Self-Assessment anytime?
I have previously completed the OSA voluntarily. Do I have to do it again?

Registration and application for admission

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I would like to resume my Teacher Education Programme/I would like to change my teaching subject. Do I have to participate in the aptitude assessment?
I would like to register for several degree programmes with entrance exam procedure/aptitude assessment, but the tests will be on the same day. Can I participate in all of them?
I do not have my secondary-school leaving certificate yet. Can I still participate in the entrance exam procedure?
My admission letter was issued for an earlier semester. How can I register for the entrance exam procedure?
Are there any exceptions to the entrance exam procedure/aptitude assessment?
I have an International Baccalaureate (IB). How do I proceed?
I have a GCSE ("Britsh A-Levels"). What do I have to bear in mind?
How can I know if my registration for the entrance exam procedure was successful?
I would like to study one teaching subject at the University of Vienna and the other one at a University of Arts/Music. How can I do this?
Do I get a confirmation of registration?
What happens if there are fewer registrations than places available ?
Is there a numerus clausus/minimum of required grades?
When do I know if the entrance exam procedure is going to take place?
I have already completed a degree programme. Do I have to participate in the entrance exam procedure?
I have accidentally withdrawn my application. What can I do?
I am already studying this degree programme at a different university. Can I continue in a higher semester or do I still have to participate in the entrance exam?
Which documents do I need?
I missed the registration deadline. What can I do?
I fogot my password for loggin into my u:account, where can I get a new one?

German knowledge

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I am from South Tyrol, do I need a proof of German proficiency?
I have German knowledge at level B2. Can I already participate in the entrance exam procedure?
I am a German native speaker, but I don't have any proof of German proficiency. What shall I do?
I am currently learning German in the VWU, when and how should I register?
I want to learn German in the Preparation Programme and begin my degree programme later. How do I proceed?
I do not have any proof of German proficiency (C1) yet. What shall I do?

Examination fee

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I have problems paying the examination fee. What can I do?
How can I pay the examination fee of 50 Euro?
Can anybody else pay the examination fee for me?
I was injured, therefore I cannot participate in the supplementary examination of sporting aptitude. Can I get back my examination fee?
I am exempted from the entrance exam procedure. Will my examination fee be refunded?
Will the examination fee be refunded if the written exam does not take place or if I do not participate in it or start the degree programme?
Can I pay the exam fee in cash or with payment form?
I do not have any credit card. Neither do I have the possibility of using eps online transfer, so how can I pay?
I am interested in several degree programmes with entrance exam procedure. What shall I do? Do I have to pay the examination fee for each degree programme?

Written exam

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When do I get the result of the entrance exam?
Where can I find the reading list?
How many times can I participate in the entrance exam?
Am I allowed to use a calculator?
Am I allowed to use a dictionary?
My name/date of birth on the personal permission to attend ("Einlassbestätigung") is not correct. What can I do?
I have not received any personal permission to attend ("Einlassbestätigung"). When will I get it?
Are there any preparatory courses or test examples?
When and where does the written exam take place?
Do I have to come to Vienna for taking the written exam? Or can I take it online/from abroad?
What is the procedure on the day of the written exam? How much time will it take?
What happens if I cannot come? Will there be an alternate date?
When will I know if the written exam takes place? What does it depend on?
If the written exam does not take place, can I begin my degree programme even if I was not registered?
What shall I bring with me to the written exam?
Will there also be an entrance exam for the summer semester?
Can I receive a time statement?

Personal admission

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I would like to study an additional degree programme without entrance exam procedure. What should I do?
I want to begin my degree programme in summer semester. What shall I do?
How can I enrol for the degree programme?
When does the degree programme start?
Ich have successfully passed the written exam. Does this mean I am admitted now?
I have not passed the entrance exam procedure. Can I still study?
After the written exam there are still places available. Can I get admitted?
I have just taken the written exam, what comes next?
Can I get accepted at the University of Vienna with a test result obtained by a different university?