Studying at the University of Vienna
The University of Vienna offers the widest range of study programmes in Austria. Students are able to choose from 187 study programmes, including 55 Bachelor degree programmes, 116 Master degree programmes, 4 diploma degree programmes and 12 doctoral degree programmes.
In addition to individual doctoral studies, structured Doctoral Programmes are available: currently there are two Doctoral Programmes (Doktoratskollegs) funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and eleven Initiative Groups (Initiativkollegs) funded by the University of Vienna.
Services for students
Student Point advises students and prospective students on issues pertaining to studying at the University of Vienna.
The StudentServiceCenters (in German) and Study Programme Administrations (Studienprogrammleitungen, in German) give students study-specific advice. The studentsâ€™ representation (Studienvertretungen) and the Austrian National Union of Students at the University of Vienna (Ă–H Uni Wien, in German) provide support as well.
The Center for Doctoral Studies is the first port of call for doctoral degree programmes.
Uniport, the carrier service of the University of Vienna, provides career advice and service to all students and graduates and it regularly organises career fairs.
6,700 scientists and lecturers hold about 10,000 courses every academic year. So they cover a broad range of scientific subjects in teaching.
In the winter semester 2010/11 as many as 2,900 courses were supported by e-learning at the University of Vienna.
To encourage assurance and enhancement of teaching quality, all study programmes and their courses are evaluated on a regular basis.
The University of Vienna is part of networks like ERASMUS/SOKRATES and actively promotes student mobility.
People from 130 different countries are enrolled at the University of Vienna and visiting professors coming from various countries hold numerous lectures and seminars.