How do I apply?
If you meet the course requirements, you can apply for a place on the programme.
Step 1: Gather the required documents.
Letter of motivation
In the letter, explain precisely why you are interested in this course and why you would be suitable. Discuss what you want in your future career. Describe any experience you already have in the topics covered by the course. Explain a bit about yourself and about your strengths, weaknesses and personality.
List your education together with any additional qualifications you have in chronological order in your CV and include any certificates or documents as proof. Do you already have some professional experience? Completed an internship? Had a holiday job? Been involved in social work? Then include all of these activities. Your CV should provide us with an impression of your education and career to date. Example Europass curriculum vitae
Proof of qualification for university entrance
You must provide documentary evidence that you meet the formal requirements for study. Enclose the following documents with your application
- secondary school leaving certificate and final school report or
- proof of qualification for university entrance and/or certificates of additional exams.
If you do not yet have your Austrian documents (certificate of university entrance qualification) at the time of submitting your application, you can submit them by the start of your course. Separate guidelines apply for documents submitted by international applicants. If you have any questions please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Proof of proficiency in English
The level of competence in both languages must be equivalent to Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (see www.goethe.de).
Proof of proficiency in English must be provided in the form of
- a TOEFL Certificate (min. 87 points),
- a TELC Certificate (B2),
- a Cambridge Certificate (First Certificate in English, FCE),
- an IELTS Certificate (5.0),
- a PTE Academic Certificate (Pearson Test of English; min. 59 points),
- an Austrian secondary school leaving certificate or
- another equivalent school certificate.
A a copy of your citizenship certificate or passport
You have international documents proving that you have obtained the general university entrance qualification and/or you are not an Austrian citizen?
Then you’ll need to meet certain requirements. For more information please go to International Applicants.
Step 2: Submit your application.
Click here to apply online.
Please be sure that your documents are complete before uploading and sending them. The letter of motivation, CV and citizenship certificate or passport copy must be submitted by the application deadline in order for your application to be considered in the admissions process. All other documents can be submitted at a later date. The applicable deadlines can be seen in your account.
Step 3: You will receive an invitation to the interview.
Your application will be checked by the Study Administration division. You will receive an email to confirm that your documents are complete and that you meet the admission requirements within two weeks of submission.
You will also receive an email with all important information in good time before the personal interview.
As you go through the admissions procedure we determine your personal skills and potential. Here you can find out what to expect and how you can prepare for it.