Organisation of studies & courses

General information about studying at the University of Vienna is available on the Student Point website. The website also provides an overview of the University of Vienna's whole range of degree programmes. Furthermore, you can inform yourself about the admission procedure. 

Directorates of studies & StudiesServiceCenters

Upon admission to your degree programme, 49 directorates of studies (SPL) are responsible for your studies. They plan the teaching programme and decide on study law and study organisation. StudiesServiceCenters (SSC) and StudiesServiceUnits (SSS) support the directorates of studies.

Doctoral programmes (mostly in German)

The Center for Doctoral Studies advises on and informs about doctoral studies at the University of Vienna (structure, financial support, etc.) and provides a broad range of events and workshops to doctoral candidates. Details about admission to doctoral degree programmes is available on the Student Point website.

Our directorates of doctoral studies (DSPL) and StudiesServiceCenters (SSC) are responsible for the study law and study organisation of doctoral programmes.

The Studienpräses of the University of Vienna

The Studienpräses is the officer responsible for the implementation of the study law and ensures the best possible support for students in the area of study law at the University of Vienna.

The Studienpräses is responsible for numerous and varied areas. The responsibilities are defined in the 2002 Universities Act and in the Statutes of the University of Vienna (section 3, Studienpräses). Directorates of studies provide their expert knowledge to the Studienpräses for fulfilling these responsibilities.