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.

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 (winter semester 2020)

First registrations: August 21st to September 25th, 2020; for further information please see our checklist for first semesters (PDF)

VWU-Students continuing their courses at VWU (and fulfilling the necessary requirements): dates not fixed yet

students required to pass supplementary exams not only in German but in other subjects (English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Geography, ...) as well, with confirmed FG-level (either by placement test or exam at the end of the semester): dates not fixed yet

Requests for 5th and 6th semesters: August 21st to September 4th, 2020

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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

The new exam date for the cancelled exams in April is May 20th until May 26th (written exam) and June 5th until June 10th (oral exam).

The registration to exams scheduled for June is possible until June 5th, 12.00 noon.

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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.