WU Vienna Offers Courses for Refugees
WU Vienna participates in "Universities Austria's" MORE-initiative, a program to help refugees gain access to higher education. WU offers special German language courses for refugees as part of the MORE program. In addition, MORE participats attend courses from a regular academic program. The MORE program is designed to prepare participants to pursue a full-time degree program at WU later-on.
Application and Admission to the MORE Program
The application period for the 2017 summer semester is already over.
The application period for the winter semester 2017/18 will start on July 3 and end on September 5, 2017.
If you are interested in joining the MORE-program, 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 address in Vienna/Austria
Proof of academic background (schoole leaving certificate and/or proof of admission, grade record from the home university) – scanned documents
A list of WU courses that you are interested in
Please send your email to the following email address: email@example.com
Please notify us if you already have a student ID card from another Austrian university!
Only complete applications containing all required information and documents will be considered!
Places in the program are limited. Preference is given to applicants ...
... who have already studied business and/or economics at a recognized university in their country of origin, and
... who plan to complete a regular full-time degree program at WU.
We will notify you as soon as possible if your application can be taken into consideration. If so, you will be invited for admission.
Courses Offered in the 2017 Summer Semester
1.) Courses (in German) from our regular bachelor's degree programs "Business, Economics and Social Sciences" and "Business Law":
Courses of the "Introductory and Orientation Phase" (STEOP)
Courses of the "Common Body of Knowledge" (CBK)
2.) Enrichment Courses, i.e. courses of the Zusatzangebot
For more information on these extra-curricular courses, please refer to the online course catalog.
German Language Courses at WU
German language courses for WU MORE students in the 2017 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, please click here. Please note that we do not offer any courses for beginners in the summer semester!
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).