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Advantages 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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If you want to "escape" the admissions system in your home country, Austria is the place to be. Even for particularly popular fields of study, such as medicine and law, your final school grades are irrelevant. Everyone can register for their desired field of study and, in the end, depending on the number of available places, the results of an entrance examination decide who is admitted.

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Attractive surroundingsWhether it's a summer retreat by the lake or winter magic in the Alps, Austria has a lot to offer in terms of beautiful landscapes. Nature, mountains and lakes as well as famous cultural institutions and sights are just waiting to be visited.
Here are the sights can we strongly recommend to you.

  • The Wiener Prater: an amusement park with more than 250 attractions.
  • The Krimml Waterfalls: If you want to see one of the highest and most beautiful waterfalls in Europe, you can experience the natural spectacle up close in the Hohe Tauern National Park.
  • Schönbrunn Palace: The most famous sight in the country can be marvelled at in Vienna. The palace and the palace grounds are even a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If this isn’t worth a trip!

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It is not often that one has the opportunity to get to know a new country and thus a new culture without having to give up one's native language. As a German student, you have it particularly easy in Austria. The traditional cuisine, festivals and much more can be discovered and experienced in your own language.

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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