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University Foundation in Austria

University preparation program for Austrian Universities

SALLS College is a leading educational organization proving outstanding foundation courses for international students. Taking preparation courses at SALLS means getting prepared for studies at any university in Europe. The main focus of the program though is to get student ready for studies in Austria.

The distinguishing feature of SALLS College is not only the quality of the tuition, but the personal involvement in student’s development – every student has a tutor, who guides the students through the IB Program, preparing for the university. We encourage not only personal but also physical development of our fellows, constantly pushing the envelope, making sure that our graduates are accepted to the world’s best universities.

We are proud to be an international community with students coming from over the world with different cultural backgrounds. We encourage multi-cultural atmosphere at SALLS and provide international students with a possibility to meet the standards of European education independent of their academic background and overcome bureaucratic hurdles on the way to a European higher education.
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University Foundation
Pre-foundation courses

Applicants are required to pass an internal German / English language testings. In case students have a working knowledge of German (B2 or equivalent) they can start with the Foundation courses at once, otherwise it would be necessary to take intensive pre-foundation language courses until the desirable level of German is achieved. Depending on the chosen direction of studies, students acquire the faculty specific vocabulary.

Foundation program

Depending on a student’s educational background and chosen direction of studies university may require students to take up to four additional examination. Provided students have or acquired a working knowledge of German SALLS College offers faculty specific intensive and focused foundation courses in Maths, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Geography and History.

During the program student revise the school program, acquire subject specific vocabulary and are prepared for the examination. Simultaneously with the foundation courses students are encouraged to attend the first course of the university program.


Students applying for foundation program and meeting the admission requirements need to pay the Application Fee on application submission.

Admission requirements
Application form
Copy of the applicant’s passport
School leaving certificate
Curriculum Vitae
Application fee bank transfer confirmation

Please, send the filled-in application form together with the scanned documents and a application fee bank transfer confirmation per Email or directly per post:

Please use email whenever possible
SALLS College
Dominikanerbastei 6/1
A-1010 Vienna

All application requests are processed within 5 working days. On completion applicants are required to cover the tuition fees.

   Application fee | € 250

The Application Fee is non-refundable and is due upon the application form submission. The Application Fee includes program registration, educational consulting, student’s testing and application form processing.

   Deposit | € 2 000

The Deposit is debited to student’s account and serves as a security deposit for damages. The extra fees and optional costs could be deducted from the deposit. It is fully refundable on graduation less any outstanding charges.

   Administration Fee | € 1 700

A non-refundable Administration Fee guarantees a student’s entry into SALLS College and is due upon acceptance to the school to reserve the place. The Fee also includes:

Enrollment and online registration
Comprehensive initial profiling
Academic program scheduling
Monthly testing and progress reporting
Exams registration
   Tuition Fee | € 4950 per semester

The contract is signed to for the academic year. The tuition fee could be payed at once, in this case the €450 discount is granted, or in three installments, due one month prior to the beginning of each trimester.

Housing and boarding costs are to be payed separately. Please, refer to the Terms & Conditions for full details.

   Visa Package

SALLS College Team provides only the best services to our clients and would be happy to assist you with the documents legalization and translation required for applying for Austrian visa. For additional information please refer to your personal manager.

   Support Package

Optionally SALLS College Team could provide an additional layer of extra support and student’s guardianship while in Austria. A personal manager guides and support the student during the studies and takes active part in student’s day-to-day life.