Requirements for our Bachelor’s degree programs

Applying for a Bachelor’s degree at FHWien der WKW

You must fulfill the following general requirements:

We accept the following as equivalent to the “allgemeine Hochschulreife”:
•    Austrian High School diploma (Matura),
•    Berufsreifeprüfung (Secondary School Vocational Certificate)
•    Studienberechtigungsprüfung für wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Studien (University entrance examination for business studies)
•    *A foreign school-leaving certificate, which is recognized as being equivalent to one of the qualifications described above
•    Certificate of completion of a minimum of three years' study at a recognized domestic or foreign post-secondary education institution

Applicants who do not have an allgemeine Hochschulreife who can prove that they have subject relevant expertise, or who have completed an Austrian BMS and applicants with the German "Fachhochschulreife" or the Swiss "Berufsmatura" can take examinations in the subject areas German I, English II and Mathematics I. If they pass this they can apply to study at FHWien der WKW.

Information about this examination and preparatory courses can be found here (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.


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