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After your studies in Austria

Have you successfully completed your studies and now want to start your professional life in Austria? If you come from a third country (non EU country), you will first have to consider a few things.


ResidencyDuring your studies in Austria you probably had a residency permit as a student. After completing your studies, you have the possibility to extend your residency permit for another 12 months in order to look for a job.
You have to provide proof of the following in order to do this:

  • proof of a secure livelihood
  • proof of health insurance coverage

You must then apply in person at the responsible settlement authority in your place of residency. Normally, you will need to show or submit the following documents:

  • a valid passport or ID
  • a birth certificate or equivalent document
  • a current photograph
  • proof of health insurance coverage
  • proof of secure livelihood
  • if necessary, additional documentse

After Studying in Austria: Health InsuranceHealth Insurance in Austria

After Studying in Austria: Health insurance one always belongs in your luggage - no matter whether you stay in Austria or go out into the wide world: Health insurance. It's not always easy to keep track of things here, because there are different requirements for health insurance for every project. But that's what we are here for. We have the right health insurance for you for the next few years. It's best to enter a few details in our tariff finder and we'll show you the right insurance. We will also be happy to help you by phone, Facebook or e-mail.
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Tuition costs in Austria

In Austria, students at public universities do not pay any tuition fees but rather a semester contribution.

Preparatory studies in Austria

To be able to study at an Austrian institution of higher education, you need to possess a general higher education entrance qualification or a comparable qualification.

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