Austria offers international students numerous academic opportunities and a chance of personal development. With good facilities, nice surroundings and accommodating people, Austria is a good avenue for students to study.
Quality of education in Austria is of good quality and high standard and is not too expensive. The public education system requires students to spend nine years which helps them get ready for higher education and learning, which includes university, vocational or technical education.
International students who wish to study in Austria should posses for graduate programs, evidence of academic qualification similar to Allgemeinbildende Höhere Schulen (AHS). Just like the rest of Europe, it takes three years to complete a graduate program while a master program can take a year or two. A doctoral program is different from other countries and is normally for two years. The major difference is that the research study is focused on thesis or a published journal rather than research.
Located in central Europe, Austria is a country that is rich in culture, politically stable, great tourist attractions such as The Alps Mountains which is good for activities like skiing, mountaineering and biking.
COST OF LIVING IN AUSTRIA
To cover expenses such as accommodation, feeding, transportation, utility bills among others monthly, a student will need about 800 Euros.
COST OF STUDY
International students including non EU students will have to pay about 400 Euros per semester. International students who come to Austria from underdeveloped countries or as exchange students could have a chance of free tuition. Students from eastern and central countries do not have to pay tuition fees.
Completed application form
Mode of identification e.g international passport
Evidence of fluency in German language, which is compulsory
Students are encouraged to apply on time to their chosen universities for processing. Application deadlines for universities in Austria are February for semesters in summer and September for semesters in winter.
LIST OF UNIVERSITIES IN AUSTRIA
- University of Graz
- University of Innsbruck
- University of Klagenfurt
- University of Linz
- University of Salzburg
- University of Vienna
- IMADEC University
- Johannes Kepler University Of Linz
- Salzburg College
- Wels College of Engineering(WCE)
- University of Applied Sciences