The selection procedure is being done BEFORE admission

For the Bachelor's Programme in Spatial Planning, 200 places are available for each academic year. The allocation of the study places takes place in the context of a two-stage selection procedure.

Prerequisite für participating in the selection process is the Online-Registration in TU's own campus software TISS, opens an external URL in a new window. Only after that you can upload your motivation letter and participate in the ranking test. The Online-Registration is carried out once a year before the start of the winter semester and is valid for the winter semester and for the following summer semester.

Deadlines and dates for selection procedure 2024

  • Online registration from Monday, April 1, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to Wednesday, July 10, 2024 11:59 p.m.
  • Upload motivational letter until Wednesday, July 10, 2024
  • Pay the fee, must be confirmed in TISS until Wednesday, July 10, 2024
  • Ranking test on site expected on August 21, 2024

Further information about the selection procedure

In the motivational letter, you are supposed to explain and justify why you would like to complete the bachelor's programme in spatial planning at TU Wien, and formulate your expectations regarding the course.

The motivational letter is to be written in German language and has to be uploaded during the Online-Registration.

Please read the exact specifications in the FAQ!

! If the letter of motivation does not meet this requirements, this will lead to the exclusion from the selection process !

In the second stage of the admission procedure a written test is carried out. It will take place at the date fixed by the Rectorate of TU Wien and will be held in German.

The written test examines the basic understanding of spatial planning as well as the basic ability in the field of analytical thinking and general problem-solving competence.

As part of your registration for the admission procedure, a cost contribution of EUR 50.00 must also be paid. The payment can be made online directly within the TISS guest user account and is usually also confirmed immediately. Further details on the cost contribution can be found in our FAQ.

The result of the admission procedure is determined solely by means of a point system during the written test.

The achieved results of the written test are ranked and lead to a ranking. The available study places are awarded to the applicants with the highest scores. If there is a tie, the lot decides. The result of the ranking will be announced to the students in the only personally visible TISS guest user account.

Applicants who have obtained a study place are admitted to the bachelor's programme in spatial planning at TU Wien until the end of the grace period for the winter or summer semester immediately following the completed admission procedure, providing the required evidence and fulfillment of the other Admission requirements (§§ 63 ff and 91 UG). Admission to a later semester is not permitted.

The admission takes place in the study department of TU Wien.

Students who have not been admitted in one academic year can participate in the admission procedure in the following academic years.

In case of repeated participation in the admission procedure, the whole process is to be completed each time.

General information on the programmes can be found in the overview page of the Bachlor's Programme Spatial Planning.