Fees for Bachelor’s and Master’s programs

Tuition fees for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs are currently € 363.36 plus € 24.70 for the Austrian National Union of Students (ÖH) per semester. The amount is invoiced until August 1st or January 15th with a payment term of 14 days.

Start of studies:

A definite confirmation of admission is linked to the payment of a deposit of € 250, which must be paid within five working days (within seven calendar days) of the conditional offer of admission.
The deposit can be reclaimed up to the deadline of 15 June without giving reasons. If the deposit has been paid or reclaimed after 15 June, it will no longer be refunded.

Note: Any fees, expenses and exchange rate differences will be charged to the applicant and will reduce the refund amount by these.

The remaining amount (difference to the tuition fee € 113.36, ÖH currently € 22.70) will be invoiced until August, 1 with a payment deadline of 14 days.

Please note: Tuition fees are tax deductible!

Costs for applicants/students from third countries

Deposit for applicants from third countries – NEW from September 2023

For applicants from third countries, a deposit of € 250.00 will be charged from September 2023 onwards.

Applicants from third countries are those persons who are citizens of a third country and have fulfilled the relevant admission requirements for studying at the UAS Technikum Wien in a third country. These conditions do not apply to persons who can present a valid document entitling them to reside in Austria and / or who have already concluded a training contract with the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien.

Third countries are all countries that do not belong to the European Union or the European Economic Area.

Further details can be found in the General Terms and Conditions of the FH Technikum Wien for applicants from third countries.

Tuition fees third country students – NEW for applications from Oct. 3, 2023

Tuition fees in the amount of € 3,000 per semester are applied to students from third countries who have a residence permit according to § 64 of the Settlement and Residence Act (Niederlassungs- und Aufenthaltsgesetz). The following groups of persons are exempt from this regulation (cf. the Ministry’s Ordinance on Groups of Persons):

1. Persons who

– either have had their main residence in Austria for at least five consecutive years immediately prior to the first application for admission to a study program at a higher education institution in Austria

– or who have at least one legal guardian with whom this is the case.

Proof: Current confirmation from the registration office about the regular main residence in Austria during the entire period (extract from the residential registry).

If the requirements are met by a person who is a legal guardian, the following additional proof is required:

– Marriage or birth certificate or

– proof of co-insurance with the person liable to pay maintenance or

– other proof that proves the obligation to support the applicant.

2. Persons who enjoy privileges and immunities in Austria on the basis of treaty or legal provisions, as well as persons who are abroad on behalf of the Republic of Austria at the time of acquisition of the matriculation certificate and enjoy privileges and immunities there on the basis of treaty or legal provisions, as well as their spouses and registered partners and their children.

Proof: diplomat card etc. in copy

3. Foreign journalists accredited in Austria and working here full-time as well as their spouses or registered partners and their children.

Proof: Copy of accreditation certificate and, if applicable, marriage certificate, birth certificate, certificate of registered partnership.

4. Persons who receive a scholarship for the intended studies either on the basis of state treaty provisions or in the same amount from the funds of an Austrian territorial authority which, according to the financial regulations of this territorial authority, are expressly to be used for scholarships.

Proof: Letter of award of the scholarship.

5. Holders of secondary school leaving certificates from Austrian schools abroad.

Proof: school leaving certificate

6. Persons who have obtained their highest school or university degree at an Austrian educational institution.

7. Persons who are entitled to stay in the federal territory on the basis of §§ 3, 8, 13 or 75 para. 5 and 6 of the Asylum Act 2005 (AsylG 2005), Federal Law Gazette I No. 100/2005, as amended by Federal Law Gazette I No. 145/2017, or according to earlier asylum law provisions.

Proof: asylum card or asylum document.

8. Persons who have a residence permit such as „Daueraufenthalt-EU“, „Familienangehöriger“, „Rot-Weiß-Rot – Karte“, „Rot-Weiß-Rot – Karte plus“, etc.

The respective proof documents are to be uploaded in the course of the online application in the online application tool.

This regulation applies to all applications submitted in the online application tool of the FHTW that are received after October 2, 2023.

Financial aid for students

There are many different types of financial aid for students: government aid, scholarships for independent students and other financial aid such as commuting allowances or traveling allowances as well as scholarships for language courses, performance-based scholarships and need-based scholarships. You can find additional information about financial aid and the requirements for the granting of financial aid on the following web sites:

Austrian Students Union

Austrian Study Grant Authority