The MORE program at WU is intended to prepare prospective students for a regular bachelor's or master's program at WU.
The application period for the Summer Semester 2017/18 is November 11 until December 8, 2017
Good German and/or English skills (at least A2)
Interest in a WU degree programm; secondary school leaving certificate
Prospective students who were enrolled in a degree program in business or economics in their home country or have completed a degree programm in business and economic sciences are given preference.
Who can participate?
Asylum seekers with a residence entitlement card pursuant to § 51 of the Asylum Act (Asylgesetz, AsylG)
People with asylum status
People with subsidiary protection status pursuant to § 52 of the Asylum Act
People with tolerated residence status pursuant to § 46a of the Immigration Act (Fremdenpolizeigesetz, FPG)
What does the MORE program offer?
The program offers services for better orientation and integration at WU, from your first information session on WU's degree programs to your time as a regular degree program student. The new concept we've adopted for our MORE services is based on information, orientation and qualification:
Information: Information event for people interested in studying at WU, covering the following Topics:
WU's range of degree program
The admission proces
What WU expects from MORE candidates / what MORE candidates expect from WU
Admission as a non-degree programm student: You're admitted to WU as a non-degree program student. Your tuitíon fee and Students' Union (ÖH) dues are waived and you can use the Language Resource Center and the WU University Library.
Orientation program and complementary activities including e.g. guided tours of Campus WU and the WU University Library, use of WU's tools and services for students, tips and strategies for studying efficiently, networking with other WU students, possibly MORE program buddies and mentoring services for advice and guidance during your studies.
German courses: improving language skills, intensive B1/B2-level German courses, activities to prepare for the B2 exam and the degree program. In addition, the Language Resource Center also offers a broad range of materials and opportiunities for independent language learning.
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Opportunities for attending and completing courses from WU's regular degree programs
on November 22, 10.30 – 11.30 am, Building D4, Ground Floor, D4.0.144
Please sign up by sendign an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What's the application process?
German Test (for B1 and B2- Level German courses)
If your're interested in attending a German course, you have to complete a placement test. About 10 places are available for level B2, and about 20 for level B1.
Level B2 is required for WU's bachelor's programs and German-taught master's programs.
You'll be invited to an interview by email after successfully completing the German test. At the interview, you'll have to present any required study-related documents as indicated in the invitation email.
Admission as a non-degree program student
Admission period July 3 to September 5, 2017
Start of the program
If you passed the test we will inform you, please send us an email providing the following Information/documents:
Full Name: given name, middle name (if applicable), surname
Date of birth
Gender: male or female
Contact Information: phone number, email
Current adress in Vienna/Austria
Proof of academic background (school leaving certificate and/or proof of admission, grade record from the home university) - scanned documents
Please send your email to the following email address: email@example.com
Please notify us if you already have a student ID Card from the WU or another Austrian University!
Only complete applications containing all required information and documents will be considered!
Places of the program are limited.
German Language Courses at WU
German language courses for WU MORE students in the 2018 Summer Semester are offered at Levels B1 and B2 (Independent user) only. For a description of course Levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages pleas click here.
Please note: If you would like to attend a German language course at WU, you have to join the MORE program and take regular University courses as well (see list above).