Prerequisites until 30.09.2022

According to § 78 of the Universities Act 2002, examinations submitted by student application can be officially recognised by the Dean of Studies provided they are equivalent in content and scope to the examinations prescribed in the curriculum and have been successfully completed

  • at an accredited post-secondary educational institution, in Austria or abroad
  • at a recognised Austrian educational institution which requires the general university entrance qualification (Reifezeugnis) for admission
  • at a vocational secondary school
  • at an institution of higher education for teaching professionals
  • at Austrian conservatories with public status
  • as a non-degree student as part of a university course or university-level course
  • as a non-degree student at a university before passing the entrance examination or the qualification examination (Studienberechtigungsprüfung)
  • as scientific work in business or non-university research institutions which provide equivalent scientific education

As of 1 October 2022, the new regulation on recognitions according to § 78 of the Austrian Universities Act will apply.