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Participation Fee & Payment

Students interested in participating at ISUWU pay a participation fee once they have been accepted and have received the acceptance email.

All information is subject to change.

A) Services included

The participation fee covers the following services

B) Participation fee schemes

Depending on the student status and academic level of the accepted applicant different participation fee schemes apply.

Undergraduate program fee schemes

Graduate program fee schemes

Nomination procedure for exchange students:

If your home university is a WU partner university, you can be officially nominated by your home university by March 15, 2020 as an exchange or non-exchange student.

The nomination decisions are made and undertaken by each WU partner university´s responsible coordinators.

Once you have successfully been nominated by your home university, you need to follow the application procedure and fill in the online application form on our website. The application period starts on February 15 and ends March 31 at 12 noon (vienna time). The nomination of your university needs to be decided and communicated to us before March 15, 2020.


C) Payment methods

Selected applicants will receive an acceptance letter via email with detailed information about the applicable participation fee and the payment process. There are two payment options:

  1. via bank transfer to WU's bank account within two weeks of receiving the acceptance email (all information on this option can be found in the acceptance email). Due to safety reasons (online data piracy), WU recommends this payment form.

  2. via credit card by making an online payment; you will receive the payment link in your acceptance email. WU accepts credit card payments from card-holders of the following credit card companies: Master Card, VISA, Diners Club and American Express. Please be aware that submitting your personal and credit card data online is on your own risk – possible risk factors: data transfer, data loss, piracy.


Your spot in the ISUWU program is only guaranteed once we receive your payment. If two weeks have passed and neither payment nor a confirmation of transfer has reached WU, the spot on the program will be offered to other interested applicants.

Please note: The fee must be paid free of any bank charges borne by the recipient. Please make sure to pay any transaction fees your bank or WU's bank may charge. If you fail to cover any bank charges, you will be asked to pay the missing amount during your stay in Vienna in cash.

All participants will be informed by email once their fee has reached the university's bank account. Please note that international bank transfers may take up to 2 weeks and credit card payment procedures may take up to 8 weeks.

D) Cancellation fee

  • Students can cancel their participation until May 10, 2020. In this case the International Office reserves the right to withhold a service fee of € 250.

  • If a student cancels his/her participation after May 10, 2020, the International Office reserves the right to withhold a cancellation fee of € 750.

  • If a student cancels his/her nomination after June 14, 2020, the International Office will not refund any portion of the participation fee.


Please note that the recipient will be responsible for paying any transfer fees that may arise from a cancellation and subsequent request for a refund.