Scholarship programme winter semester 2023/2024

In winter semester 2023/2024, VWU awards 25 scholarships to students with very good study results in summer semester 2023. Grantees may attend a course at VWU (1150 Wien, Sechshauser Straße 33A) in winter semester 2023/2024 at a reduced course fee of €532. Courses at VWU take place in the mornings and in the afternoons there are no courses only in the mornings or only in the afternoons!


  • In summer semester 2023 you attended a course at “die Berater®“ or “Sprachenzentrum der Universität Wien“ in the course level AN, AV, or EV.
  • Summer semester 2023 was not more than your 2nd semester within the University Preparation Programme.
  • Your university admission letter states that you need to take the supplementary exam in German, but no other supplementary exams in other subjects.
  • In the exam at the end of the semester ("Aufstiegsprüfung") you achieved FG- or WF-level.

If you fulfil those requirements, you will be invited by the quality coordination until July 7th 2023 via email to express your interest for the scholarship at VWU in winter semester 2023/2024. If you fulfil those requirements but have not received an email, please contact .


If you fulfil the requirements for the scholarship mentioned above, you are to send a short email to until July 28th 2023 the latest. The email should at least  include your name and  “Matrikelnummer“, as well as an expression of interest in the scholarship. Emails from students not fulfilling the requirements for the scholarship may not be accepted.

Election of grantees

Grantees will be elected after the deadline on July 28th 2023 by a an election committee. Students with an admisson for a MA- or PhD-programme will be prefered in the election process, but also students with an admission for a BA- or degree programme may be granted the scholarship. In case there are more candidates for the scholarship than there are scholarship places students from countries of the DAC-lists „Lower Middle Income Countries and Territories“ und „Upper Middle Income Countries and Territories“ ( as well as students with the best study results in summer semester 2023 will be prioritized. Students will be informed until August 4th 2023, whether they receive a scholarship for winter semester 2023/2024 at VWU or not.

Students interested in the scholarship are kindly asked to register as continuing students at die Berater(R) or Sprachenzentrum der Universität Wien only after August 4th, when they actually know whether they'll receive a scholarship or not.