FAQ Programme-PRe-Phase Mechanical Engineering

Deadlines for the Programme-PRe-Phase for the winter semester 2021

Application period: Saturday, February 20, 2021 to Sunday, September 5, 2021.
Please note that admission is only possible in person at the Admissions Office from July 12, 2021 to September 5, 2021. Admission to a Bachelor's Programme after the general admission period (extension period) is only possible in legally stipulated exceptional cases.

Accessibility

At TUW Barrier-free you will find general information to support your studies. The team also helps us with the admission procedure.

Please contact zulassung@tuwien.ac.at before the start of registration (or as soon as you know) and let us know which kind of support do you need.

The Programme-PRe-Phase is intended to serve all prospective students as a decision-making aid for a degree Programme, as well as preparation for entry into the chosen degree Programme. This phase is no a selection tool.

Bachelor's degree Programme Mechanical Engineering (033 245)
Bachelor's degree Programme Mechanical Engineering - Management (033 282)
The Programme-PRe-Phase applies to both fields of study. 

 

Five steps to admission:

  1. Complete TISS application
  2. Online survey and feedback on knowledge status (Programme-PRe-Phase)
  3. Complete educational documentation (a query of statistical data on the social background of applicants)
  4. Data entry for admission (formerly online pre-entry) - directly from the TISS user
  5. Admission to studies

Yes. You cannot be admitted to the degree Programme if you have not completed the Programme-PRe-Phase in full. All those who have completed the Programme-PRe-Phase will be offered a place at TU Wien.

If you are new at TU Wien please create a TISS, opens an external URL in a new window Guest-Account. With the TISS Guest-Account you can log in to our central TU Wien Information System (TISS).
The TISS guest account is created by entering your e-mail address and password in the form "Create account". Afterwards, a link for confirmation will be sent to the given e-mail address. As soon as you visit the link, your e-mail address is verified and your account is created. 

 

A TU account is available to all students and employees of TU Wien. Therefore, if you are already studying or working at TU WIen, you can apply for a Bachelor's programme within your TU account.

Online-Self-Assessment

We offer an online tool to help you choose a course of study and to provide support for realistic self-assessment. The tests and questionnaires contained in the tool provide an overview of the requirements that we consider necessary for successful study. The tool takes about two hours to complete.

It is best to call up the online self-assessment directly from your application.

If you have already completed the online self-assessment for "Mechanical Engineering" (is also for Mechanical Engineering - Management) at TU Wien, you can enter the confirmation code directly in your application. This will be sent to the email address you provided.

Feedback on the level of knowledge

In the case of feedback on the level of knowledge, the applicants receive information on their level of knowledge in selected subject areas that are relevant for the Bachelor's degree Programme by means of subject-specific tests.

The online test "Mathematics and its Applications" is conducted. This test provides feedback on the level of knowledge in mathematics and is adapted to the specific needs of bachelor Programme.

You call up the online test "Feedback on the level of knowledge: Mathematics and its applications" directly from your application.

Yes, you are free to apply to different universities with or without admission restrictions for the same Programme. However, admission may only be granted to one university (§ 63 (8) UG 2002).

Your application is independent of your registration for further studies. Please note the respective deadlines and requirements.

A Matura or university entrance qualification is not required for the Programme-PRe-Phase. For admission to the degree programme, however, you do need to have completed the Programme-PRe-Phase and have either a Matura or a university entrance qualification! More detailed information on admission can be found on the admission pages, opens an external URL in a new window.

A completed Programme-PRe-Phase, opens an external URL in a new window is valid for 6 semesters, subject to a general change in the admission requirements.

If you are or have already been admitted to a degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering at TU Wien, you do not have to do a Programme-PRe-Phase but can continue.

You are treated the same as someone who is not yet studying at all. You have to participate in the Programme-PRe-Phase, opens an external URL in a new window in order to get a study place.

Please enquire immediately at the Admissions Office, opens an external URL in a new window about the additional procedural steps required. Please note the longer processing times.