University Preparation Programme of the Vienna Universities – Welcome!

Up-to-date information on the Corona virus (COVID-19)

The VWU office is currently closed (no front office). You may contact us via email. Due to the lockdown, classes take place online again until end of January 2021. Students will be informed about further developments via email.

Important information in various languages:

Website of "The Austrian Integration Fund (ÖIF)" (various languages can be selected on top of the website):

Website of "" - information in English:

Website of "" - information in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian:

Website of "" - information in Turkish:

Information on the app "" (subtitles in various languages for TV reports of the ORF):

"Corona_app uugotit.pdf"

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Information regarding course registration

First registrations in summer semester 2021: Jan 20th to Feb 4th, 2021; for further information please see our checklist for first semesters (PDF); Please make an appointment via email

Registration for continuing students in summer semester 2021: Jan 20th to Feb 4th, 2021, continuing students may register online

Requests for 5th and 6th semesters: Jan 20th to Feb 4th, 2021: Please make an appointment via email

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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)

Summer semester 2021: all courses are scheduled as blended learning courses (classes in the classroom and classes online). Due to the current situation in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, courses will most probably start online.

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Supplementary examinations

All oral examinations (with the exception of Mathematics) of the exam in January 2021 will take place in the week starting on January 25th via video conference. Oral Mathematics exams will take place as classroom exams at VWU. Registration for the exam in March opens on February 5th 2021.

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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.