University Preparation Programme Vienna – Welcome!


Personal dates for oral supplementary examinations (24th Sept. – 27th Sept. 2018):

Information about the personal exam date was sent to all examination candidates by e-mail already. In case you haven’t got the e-mail by Sunday, 23rd September please come into the secretary’s office on Monday, 24th September at 8.00 a.m.! The exams start on Monday, 24th September at 8.10 a.m.


10th September – 14th September 2018: Registration period for:

  • Continuing students from VWU
  • Students who change from one of our cooperation partners to VWU
  • Students with a placement test at one of our cooperation partners (FF level)
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Information regarding course registration

The registration period for first registrations was until 4th September 2018. Continuing students can register between 10th September and 14th September 2018. Requests for 5th and 6th semesters had to be submitted until 4th September 2018. More informationen regarding course registration is available here.

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Information regarding the courses at the VWU

  • German as a foreign language
  • English
  • Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography (language of instruction is German)
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Supplementary examinations

Registration period for the exam in September: 8th - 17th October 2018.

Attention: Registration with queue number only from 8.00-11.00 am, available in front of the office.

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About the VWU

The VWU is an institution providing university preparation courses for international students. Its role is to prepare students for supplementary examinations.

University Preparation Programme of the Vienna Universities

+43 1 319 99 91

Sechshauser Straße 33A
1150 Vienna

Opening hours

Mon–Thu: 8.00 am–1.00 pm, Fri: 8.00 am–12.00 noon

Consulting hours quality coordinator:
Tuesday and Thursday 10.00 am–12.00 noon

How to get to us:

metro lines U4, U6 - station Längenfeldgasse (5 minutes walk via Stiegergasse to Sechshauserstraße) or
bus lines 12A, 57A - stop Stiegergasse

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The Preparation Programme does not provide accommodation, so please check the OeAD housing office for further information.