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Bachelor's Student Guide: German-Taught Programs

Below you will find important information related to your Geman-taught bachelor's pogram.

Getting Started

Starting a degree program at a university of this size may come with a number of challenges. You probably have a lot of questions about our programs and how to plan and organize your studies. Learn more about getting off to the best possible start at WU, and our support services.

Courses and Exams

Courses and exams are an important part of student life. In this section, you will find information on legal requirements, dates and deadlines, signing up for and dropping courses and exams using the LPIS system, WU's learning and information portal LEARN, plagiarism, and much more.

Honors Programs, Support, and Volunteering Opportunities

The following programs are available to bachelor’s students:

  • Mentoring@WU: peer mentoring program for new students

  • BeAble: support program for students with a disability and/or chronic illness

  • Learning Ergonomics: program to help you study more effectively

  • WU Top League: honors program for students striving for academic excellence

  • Student Counselling: Strengthen your skills to deal with stressors and other challenges during your studies in order to successfully complete your academic program.

  • Volunteering@WU: volunteer program for students to help children and teenagers from disadvantaged backgrounds

  • KADA: support program for elite student athletes

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Social Skills Certificate

Did you complete extracurricular courses to improve your social skills, and did you volunteer as a mentor or study buddy in one of WU’s volunteer programs? If so, apply now for our Social Skills Certificate. This document sums up all the skills you acquired or improved in these courses and as a volunteer.

Study Abroad

WU has more than 180 partner universities offering undergraduate exchange opportunities around the world. Learn more about these opportunities and prepare for your time abroad. It is worth it!

Your Curriculum

Would you like to know what courses and exams you need to take during your studies, and in which sequence? You will find this (and more) information in the curriculum of your bachelor's program.

Study Acceleration Programs

WU’s study acceleration programs (summer and winter university programs) offer you the opportunity to take selected classes during the semester break in September and February to help you complete your program faster. These programs are also available to new students, so you can get a head start on your studies!

Credit Transfer

Have you already earned credits at another university in Austria or abroad? Or in another WU program? Here you will learn more about how to transfer these credits to you current WU program.

Grants and Scholarships

Bachelor’s students can apply for merit-based scholarships awarded once a year to students with an outstanding academic performance in the previous year. Mobility grants are also available to support students doing an exchange semester or internship abroad.

Specialization (SBWL)

WU offers a wide range of specializations (SBWLs) in the field of business administration that is constantly being expanded. 

How do I sign up for an SBWL? What things do I need to consider when choosing an SBWL?

Here you will find the answers.

Bachelor's Thesis

Here you will learn everything you need to know about writing and handing in your bachelor’s thesis. Make sure you are up to date on all requirements that apply to academic theses at WU.

Completing Your Studies

You have made it! Here you will learn more about the final steps you need to take to complete your program and get your degree. Do not miss the opportunity to participate in the formal graduation ceremony!

Learn more!
Getting Started