Admissions procedure for applicants to our Bachelor’s degree programs

Have you fulfilled the admissions requirements for a Bachelor’s degree at FHWien der WKW? Then nothing is standing in your way to applying. The following application steps are waiting for you:

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The application period for winter semester 2019/2020 is from January 9 to May 13, 2019.

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You will receive your personal login data via e-mail once you have registered. With the login data, you will have access to our online application form. This form should be printed out once you have filled it out.

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You will need various copies of documents as well as your printed and signed application form. You can find out which documents need to be filled out and what your letter of motivation should contain in the checklist for Bachelor’s students.

Applicants with a foreign degree must have their documents translated into German or English by a court certified translator. The relevant rules of certification for your country can be found here Beglaubigungsliste Hochschulwesen des BMBWF (in German). Determining the equivalence of certificates/degrees from foreign countries can take up to three weeks. For this reason we recommend that you send in the relevant documentation in a timely manner.

Chinese applicants have the possibility to use the academic test center in Peking (APS Peking). All documents required for admissions can be authenticated there. Appointments take place once a semester within an examination week. Details can be found by clicking on the following link (in German and Mandarin):  click here

Applicants from Egypt should apply at the Austrian embassy in Cairo.

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Together with a printout of the application form, all application documents (loose, not stuck together in any way) should be sent by mail to:

FHWien der WKW
Service Point

Währinger Gürtel 97
1180 Vienna

The postmark is used as proof of the date of mailing.

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Once we have received your documents, you will receive an e-mail requesting that you log in and choose a date for your test. The computer-based test lasts for approximately three hours. Please choose a date that suits you (test dates are offered on a first come - first served basis). For organizational reasons it is not possible to change the date of your test.

Contents of the computer-based admissions test:

  • Understanding of mathematical logic
  • Verbal intelligence/creativity
  • English

Information about the duration of the test:
Please note, the computer-based test must be completed within a time period of two and a half hours, plus an extension period of max. 15 minutes. At the end of the 2 hours and 45 minutes the test will be stopped by the trainer. Tests that are not completed will still be marked. Keeping track of time is the responsibility of the student.

It will be made clear that the different test blocks take different amounts of time.

By choosing a date for the test, you are confirming your agreement with this process.

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Degree program specific admissions procedure:
The next steps of the admissions procedure vary depending on the degree program. You can find out more on the pages relevant to your chosen degree program:


Service Point

Währinger Gürtel 97
Room A002
1180 Vienna

Tel: + 43 (1) 476 77-5744
Fax: +43 (1) 476 77-5745

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