Exams

Supplementary examinations - Exam dates

January/February 2019

  • Registration: January 9 to January 17, 2019. Attention: Registration with number only from 8.00 to 11.00. You will get the number in front of the office.
  • German (written): January 28, 2019 (14.10)
  • Mathematics (written): January 29, 2019 (14.00)
  • English (written): January 30, 2019 (14.00)
  • Oral exams: February 18-22, 2019*
  • Certificates available from February 25, 2019, (14.30)

*) The students will be informed about their specific times of the oral exams by e-mail on Fri, February 15 (from 14.00). In case you don't receive such an e-mail please come on Sat, February 16, from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon to the VWU's secretary's office and bring your student identity card or passport.

March 2019

  • Registration: February 13 to February 21, 2019. Attention: Registration with number only from 8.00 to 11.00. You will get the number in front of the office.
  • German (written): March 4, 2019 (14.10)
  • English (written): March 5, 2019 (14.00)
  • Mathematics (written): March 6, 2019 (14.00)
  • Oral exams: March 18-21, 2019
  • Certificates available from March 25, 2019, (11.00)

April 2019

  • Registration: March 6 to March 14, 2019. Attention: Registration with number only from 8.00 to 11.00. You will get the number in front of the office.
  • German (written): March 25, 2019 (14.10)
  • English (written): March 26, 2019 (14.00)
  • Mathematics (written): March 27, 2019 (14.00)
  • Oral exams: April 8-11, 2019
  • Certificates available from April 12, 2019, (10.00)

Next examinations 2019: June, September, October

Registration

You register in the office. You need:

  • confirmation of admission
  • payment slip with confirmation of payment (printed)
  • application form (available in the office)
  • student identity card or passport

Examination fees:

  • 50 Euros: Examination fee for German, English, Mathematics each.
  • 35 Euros: Examination fee for History, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Biology The payment forms and registration forms are available in the office.

Payment on the spot is currently not available, please pay the examination fee via payment slip in advance.

The written and oral examinations take place at the University Preparation Programme. Information is available on the information board at the VWU. Please bring along your student identity card and passport for all examinations!

Cancelling your application for an examination is only possible until up to one week before the examination takes place.

Supplementary examinations

There are 3 dates for supplementary examinations per semester – please mind the application deadline! Information about the requirements for the examinations is available from the office.

Examination fees:

  • 50 Euros: Examination fee for German, English, Mathematics each.
  • 35 Euros: Examination fee for History, Geography, Biology, Physics, Chemistry each.

You will get the payment form and the application form for the examination in the office.

  • The supplementary examinations are taken in the presence of a board of examiners (Prüfungssenat) at the VWU
  • The board of examiners consists of three members: the examiner (text in German only), another lecturer of the VWU and a representative of the university, who chairs (text in German only) the board.
  • For the oral examination in German, English and mathematics the pass of the written examination is required.

Grades: 1 (very good), 2 (good), 3 (satisfactory), 4 (sufficient), 5 (not sufficient). Grade 5 means “negative”, i.e. fail. An examination can be retaken up to four times.

The examination rules are stipulated in the rules and regulations of the VWU (in §6 supplementary examinations).

Informations supplementary examination German (German only)

University Preparation Programme of the Vienna Universities


+43 1 319 99 91

Sechshauser Straße 33A
1150 Vienna

Office hours

Mon–Thu: 8.00 am–1.00 pm, Fri: 8.00 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

Important documents

Accommodation

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