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University of Vienna (UNIVIE) — public non-profit university. It is located in Vienna, Austria. UNIVIE was established in 1365 and is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the country. UNIVIE is working together with European University Association (EUA).
It is one of the best institutions in the world. In QS World University Rankings 2024, it is among top-130. Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), places the university in 125 position in the world.
UNIVIE does research in different fields of study and offers master programs.
The academic calendar at UNIVIE is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. UNIVIE offers free education for local citizens and European Union residents. For other international students, tuition fees start from 1,550 USD per year. The cost of education and the availability of scholarships can be checked on the official website.
It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.
It is impossible to enter UNIVIE for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 6.5. TOEFL — 87 or higher.
The city campus of UNIVIE provides students with countless opportunities for work and recreation — from sitting in a coffee shop with a laptop to internships at large companies. Vienna has a well developed entertainment infrastructure, but the rhythm of the big city can be distracting for some students. The university has a library where students can do their homework, write scientific papers or just read interesting books. UNIVIE accepts students for international exchange programs. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in intercultural communication for both international and local students.
To stay in Austria after graduation, you need to apply for a job seeker visa. It allows you to live and work in the country for another 2 years. Graduates of UNIVIE find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. Look for more immigration options in our article.