Selecting the Right Program in Austria
There is a plethora of options available for international students, but to choose that one right career path, is a hard task. One needs to research and explore as many alternatives as possible. The right timing is the key to land in the institution and the course of your choice.
Pointers to select the right program:
Research the course or program and check the respective institutions websites for details about the same. Learn online about the contents, structure of course, duration, special requirements and other eligibility conditions.
Selection and Applying
Once you’re through with the details and other information pertaining to the course and institution, select your program- bachelor, master or doctoral degree program, location of study and study mode. Check admission requirements for the desired course of study and institution-Universities, Universities of Applied Sciences, Private Universities, and University Colleges. Once you fulfil all criteria set, apply before the deadline.
The academic requirements vary depending on the level of education you want to study. Institutions have different admission requirements
, so read the course information on their website carefully and contact them directly.
German Language Proficiency:
The most prevalent language of teaching at Austrian universities is German, candidates need to demonstrate their level of expertise of the German language. This can be done by submitting the results obtained at school examinations if you studied German as part of your course of study or by submitting German language courses diplomas, such as the TestDaF
- Test of German as a Foreign Language
English Language Proficiency
If the language of instruction of your course is English, you are required to demonstrate your level of command of English. If you are a non-English native speaker you are required to take an English proficiency exam in order determine your English level
- TOEFL-Test of English as a Foreign Language: Internet Based (iBT) minimum score required is 60 for Bachelor degree and 76 for Master degree
- IELTS- International English Language Testing System: The minimum Score required is 6.0 for Bachelor and Master Degree students.
Apply to Accredited Institutions
Visit their respective websites and know more about the accreditation
. The accrediting authority checks the quality of studies and higher education institutions.
Apply for Scholarships and Visa
Check about the different scholarships
available in Austria. Visit the official website and know about the dates and deadlines.
After getting admission, apply for a visa at the competent Austrian representative authority at your place of residence. Read the visa
details thoroughly and apply on time with necessary documentation work.