Tuition fees in Austria. Fees and charges in public universities

Tuition Fees in Austria

Tuition fee in Austria depends on the citizenship of a student. International students (except EU countries) pay a doubled price for education in a semester.

Tuition fee in Austria depends on the citizenship of a student. International students (except EU countries) pay a doubled price for education – €750 in a semester. Payments should occur every semester before semester beginning. If not paid in time, it is possible to pay during the first two months after the semester starts with the penalty of 10%. If the semester was not paid even in the period, the student will be expelled from the university.

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Tuition fee in Austrian public universities

Tuition fee in all Austrian universities is regulated by the Education Act and is identical for all the universities. Fees for education will not increase if a student studies in several universities or faculties at the same time. Price for education (after preparation courses) consists of two parts:

Tuition fee € 726,72
The students’ union fee (ÖH) € 19,20
The annual tuition fee at the university € 1.491,84

Students have to timely pay the students’ union fee and the tuition fee before the beginning of every semester. They can pay in the university online account, with card in the admission committee or with a bank transfer. The tuition fee increases by 10 percent if not paid in time.

Student’s budget in Austria

Tuition fee at the public preparation courses

After receiving an admission letter, students are required to study additional subjects before they can start with a degree program at the university. The universities in Austria give a possibility to learn the German language and to study major subjects at the public preparation courses. Duration of the public preparation courses is 2 years.

Duration of the University Preparation Programme 4 semesters / 2 years
Number of students in the group 25 – 30
Tuition fee at public preparation courses € 1.180/semester
Total price of public preparation courses: € 4.720

The payment for the public preparation courses occurs only by bank transfer and only after confirmation of receiving a place on the course. In the case, when a student has not paid for the course. he/she can not visit the courses and will be expelled from the university.