University Preparation Programme of the Vienna Universities – Welcome!

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

Tthe VWU office is closed (no front office) until further notice. 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"


From Wednesday, March 11th 2020 (until further notice), no classes are held at VWU itself. Instead, there will be home learning lessons (mostly via e-learning). Students will be instructed via email about further proceedings.

Supplementary exams:

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak the oral supplementary exams scheduled for April had to be postponed.

The supplementary exams originally scheduled for April will take place between May 20th and May 26th. The respective oral exams are scheduled for the time between June 5th and June 10th. Since the registration for the exam in April had to be terminated due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The registration is closed.

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

Please stay up to date on the exams here on our website.

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Information regarding course registration (winter semester 2020)

First registrations: August 21st to September 4th, 2020

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.