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Studying in Austria

Austria has long attracted students from all over the world - and not without reason! Here we give you an overview of the Austrian higher education system, lifestyle and culture.

Advantages of studying in AustriaAdvantages of studying in Austria

Advantages of studying in AustriaFor German students, the waiver of tuition fees and also the lack of a language barrier ensure that the number of foreign students in Austria continues to rise. But what other advantages does studying in the Alpine republic have?...

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Tuition cost in AustriaTuition cost in Austria

Tuition cost in AustriaIn Austria, students at public universities do not pay any tuition fees but rather a semester contribution. Students who are EU citizens have to pay a contribution of ...

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The higher education system in AustriaThe higher education system in Austria

The higher education system in AustriaAustria’s higher education system is made up of four different educational institutions:

  • 22 public universities
  • 16 private universities
  • 21 universities of applied sciences
  • 14 teacher training colleges

Courses of study are divided into...

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Application in AustriaApplication in Austria

Application in AustriaIf you meet all the requirements and would like to apply for the degree program of your choice, make sure you meet the deadlines for the respective semester. If you would like to start in the summer semester,...

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Admission and enrollment in AustriaAdmission and enrollment in Austria

Admission and enrollment in AustriaThe requirements for admission to a university in Austria depend on the individual university. There are also differences between the individual degree programs. Before you apply, you should definitely...

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Registration in AustriaRegistration in Austria

Registration in AustriaOnce you have successfully applied to the university of your choice and received admission, the next step is registration. Before you can begin your studies...

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Doctoral studies in AustriaDoctoral studies in Austria

Doctoral studies in AustriaIf, after completing your Master's degree, you would still like to pursue a higher academic title and continue your education, you have the option of completing a doctoral program. Doctoral programs are only offered...

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Studying in Austria: Health insuranceStudying in Austria: Health insurance

Studying in Austria: Health insuranceAs a German student, your statutory health insurance is also valid in Austria, but it only covers benefits in the amount that is usual in Germany. Additional costs and return transport costs are not normally covered. With our private health insurance plan Care Austria, however, you are comprehensively covered and even benefit as a student from a lower premium of only €56 per month for up to six years.

You can find all further information and take out your health insurance coverage online here.

Care Concept World Scholarship

Participate now in the competition for the Care Concept Welcome to Austria Scholarship


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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.

After your studies in Austria

Have you successfully completed your studies and now want to start your professional life in Austria?

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