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 "wien.gv.at" - information in English:
Website of "wien.gv.at" - information in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian:
Website of "wien.gv.at" - information in Turkish:
Information on the app "uugot.it" (subtitles in various languages for TV reports of the ORF):
First registrations: August 21st to September 25th, 2020; for further information please see our checklist for first semesters (PDF)
ALL students in their first semesters, who need to take a supplementary exam in German and other subjects than German (Mathematics, English, Geography, History, Physics, Chemistry, Biology) or only in one or more of those other subjects, contact VWU first.
VWU-Students continuing their courses at VWU (and fulfilling the necessary requirements): August 17th to September 4th, 2020
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): August 17th to September 4th, 2020
Requests for 5th and 6th semesters: August 21st to September 4th, 2020
Winter semester 2020/2021: courses are scheduled to take place in the classroom. Depending on governmental regulations in relation to COVID-19, course modalities may be subject to changes.
Students not able to reside in Austria due to the COVID-19 pandemic in winter semester 2020/2021 may exceptionally attend online courses. For more information on the conditions write to email@example.com.
- German as a foreign language
- Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography (language of instruction is German)
The registration to exams scheduled for October is possible from Sep 25th till Oct 6th, 12.00 noon.
The VWU is an institution providing university preparation courses for international students. Its role is to prepare students for supplementary examinations.