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Master's Student Guide

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Dur­ing the ad­mis­sion pro­cess you can use your tem­por­ary WUni­verse ac­count to log on to our Learn@WU eLearn­ing plat­form.



Courses and Exams

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, pla­gi­ar­ism, and much more. 

Hon­ors Pro­grams, Sup­port, and Vo­lun­teer­ing Op­por­tun­it­ies

The fol­low­ing pro­grams are open to mas­ter's stu­dents:

  • Center of Ex­cel­lence: hon­ors pro­gram for stu­dents with an out­stand­ing aca­demic per­form­ance and ad­di­tional qual­i­fic­a­tions

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

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

  • Ment­or­ing Pro­gram for Aca­demic Writ­ing: stu­dents take writ­ing work­shops to im­prove their writ­ing skills and be­come writ­ing ment­ors for younger stu­dents

Mas­ter's Thesis

Here you will learn more about writ­ing and hand­ing in your mas­ter’s thesis (e.g. formal re­quire­ments). Please also con­tact your pro­gram for any ad­di­tional pro­gram-spe­cific re­quire­ments for your thesis.

Study Abroad

Study abroad op­por­tun­it­ies vary by pro­gram. De­pend­ing on your pro­gram, you may or may not be able to study abroad. In some pro­grams, spend­ing some time abroad work­ing or study­ing may even be an in­teg­ral part of the cur­riculum.




Credit Trans­fer

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

Grants and Schol­ar­ships

Mas­ter’s stu­dents can ap­ply for the fol­low­ing schol­ar­ships:

  • Need-­based schol­ar­ships to cover ad­di­tional costs for com­plet­ing an aca­demic thesis

  • Mer­it-­based schol­ar­ships awar­ded once a year to stu­dents with an out­stand­ing aca­demic per­form­ance in the pre­vi­ous aca­demic year

  • Mobil­ity grants for out­go­ing stu­dents do­ing an ex­change semester or in­tern­ship abroad

  • Other schol­ar­ships and grants (ex­ternal fund­ing)

Com­plet­ing Your Stud­ies

Al­most done? 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!

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