Information for Foreign Students
The faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology offers a Bachelor's Programme in electrical engineering, öffnet eine externe URL in einem neuen Fenster, scheduled for three years. On top of this, four Master's Programmes, öffnet eine externe URL in einem neuen Fenster scheduled for two years can be chosen:
- Energy Systems and Automation Technology
- Embedded Systems
- Microelectronics and Photonics
Furthermore there are three Master programmes that are offered across multiple faculties:
Generally, courses are held in German. Therefore, German at B2 level is a prerequisite for studying at Bachelor- or Master-Level. Only the Master's Programme "Telecommunications" contains courses in English and can be studied without proof of German.
Courses are identified by course numbers of six digits, the first three digits - with a few exceptions - denoting the institute running the course. The main course types are
VO ... Vorlesung (lecture)
UE ... Übung (exercise)
VU ... Vorlesungsübung (lecture & exercise)
LU ... Laborübung (laboratory exercise)
SE ... Seminar (seminar)
The course volume is given in ECTS.
For additional information please write an email to Mr Neuherz in our Deans office.
Admission (Bachelor, Master) at TU Wien
Applications for admission have to be submitted to the "Admission Office" (Studienabteilung, öffnet eine externe URL in einem neuen Fenster) of our university. Information and forms for the admission procedure and tuition fees can be found here:
- General Information (University, Courses)
- General Information (Admission)
- Application form - Bachelor's Programme (PDF)
- Application form - Master's Programme (PDF)
Admission to a Master's Programme is possible with a fitting bachelor degree from another university. Additional exams might be imposed on you by the Dean of Studies, if the contents of your Bachelor's Programme do not cover all prerequisites for the desired Master's Programme.
Applications for admission should be submitted as early as possible since processing might take considerable time and admission must be settled by September 5th for the winter term. Presently, EU citizens fulfilling the formal requirements, will be accepted without further selection process. Non-EU citizens have to submit a certification that they would be admitted for the same or a similar study in their home country ("special university qualifications"), in addition to the other documents.
The OEAD (Österreichischer Austauschdienst) offers support for students coming from abroad. For general information, please have a look at oead.at, öffnet eine externe URL in einem neuen Fenster.
Please keep in mind that non-EU citizens must have a residence permit for Austria. For more info, please contact the Austrian embassy in your home country.
On top of the "Diplomstudium", a Master's Programme or an equivalent qualification a "Doktoratsstudium" (Doctoral Programme) is possible. The starting point for engaging in a doctoral programme is to look for and find a supervisor. This is especially important, if you have obtained your diploma abroad, as it is required in this case to have the written consent of your future supervisor on the application form. You can find potential supervisors by searching the web sites of appropriate institutes for research areas of your interest and by contacting the professors mentioned there.
Application form and infosheet are available at the Admission Office (Studienabteilung, öffnet eine externe URL in einem neuen Fenster):
Details concerning admission and admission deadlines are to be obtained at the Admission Office (Studienabteilung, öffnet eine externe URL in einem neuen Fenster).
If you have obtained admission to the doctoral programme at TU Wien, you have still to complete the form Meldung eines Doktoratsstudiums/Announcement of a doctoral thesis (PDF), öffnet eine externe URL in einem neuen Fenster and hand it in at the Dean's office.
The OEAD (Österreichischer Austauschdienst) supports students coming from abroad. For general information for foreign students you can refer to oead.at, öffnet eine externe URL in einem neuen Fenster.
TU Wien does not offer scholarships for foreign students. Information about scholarships can be found at www.grants.at, öffnet eine externe URL in einem neuen Fenster.