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Non-Degree Program Students

As a non-degree program student you are entitled to attend individual courses in academic subjects. As you are not enrolled in a degree program, however, it is not possible to earn a degree as a non-degree program student.

Credit for examinations passed as a non-degree program student can only be transferred towards a degree program if they were completed BEFORE completing a secondary school leaving examination or a university entrance qualification examination (Studienberechtigungsprüfung).

How to enroll:

Pre-registration

The first step is to enter your personal data into the online form.  

Make an appointment online

During pre-registration, please make an admission appointment online. It is only possible to make an appointment during the general enrollment period. To make an appointment, log in with your email address and password and select a convenient date and time.

Digital ID photo

You will need a digital photo for your student ID.  

  • Option 1: Upload a passport photo when you pre-register online.

  • Option 2: Take an ID photo using the self-service terminals outside the Study Service Center. Log in with your email address and password to save the photo.

Admission

Please bring the following original documents to the Admissions Office in person:

  • Valid travel document (passport or national identity card)

If applicable:

  • Austrian insurance e-card

  • Proof of a previously issued Austrian student ID no. (student ID card, enrollment information sheet , or enrollment confirmation)

Paying tuition fees

Non-degree program students of all nationalities are subject to tuition fees from the first semester on and are required to pay students’ union dues. Click here for information on paying tuition fees and students’ union dues.  

WU account

You will be given the access information for your WU account at admission.

Enrolling as a degree program student

As soon as you have successfully completed your secondary school leaving examination or a university entrance qualification examination, bring the appropriate certificate and your student ID to the Admissions Office service desk. Please observe the enrollment period and bear in mind that application procedures may apply for bachelor’s programs.