About Austria

Austria, which is authoritatively known as the republic of Austria is a nation that is landlocked with fringes shared by Germany, Czech republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy and Switzerland and Liechtenstein. It covers a zone of 83,855 square kilometers and has a populace of generally 8.47 million individuals.

Albeit geologically littler than the territory of Maine in USA, there is a rich legacy and high notoriety of being an imposing spot for understudies who might want to find out about examination openings in Austria and mean to seek after higher investigations. Austria has created such stalwarts as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sigmund Freud and Ludwig Wittgenstein what’s more, it has additionally given the world Arnold Schwarzenneger and some different celebrated individuals ever.

In spite of the fact that it is a little nation with regards to measure, yet there is a universe of data on study in Austria that can help understudies aiming to make this nation their goal for additional examinations. The colleges in Austria are exceptionally global given the way that 15% of the all out understudy populace involves understudies from different pieces of the world. Be that as it may, whenever propelled look into programs are incorporated, the rate ascends to around 20%.

In this way, it won’t be out of synchronize on the off chance that it is referenced that Austria can be considered as one of the Mecca’s of worldwide standard advanced education. This regardless of the way that the majority of the educational plan is granted in the German language, whether it is hypothetical or study and research in Austria.


Why study in Austria?


In spite of the fact that the general size of Austria as a nation is little, it is not really a purpose behind not coming to Austria for higher investigations. There is an assortment of purposes behind understudies to run to this nation that is generally the size of Maine, a state in the USA. Moreover, populace insightful, it is home to a populace that is not as much as that of London or Paris.

As opposed to the size of its populace, Austria is home to various colleges that have created probably the best in a great deal of fields from music to workmanship and everything in the middle. Understudies who mean to contemplate in Austria can look over a plenty of colleges. These colleges structure a piece of the system that are known as foundations that give quality tertiary training.

Moreover, coming up next are a portion of the perspectives that score profoundly with regards to advancing one’s instruction in Austria.

  • Austrian establishments have set models in numerous fields of concentrate that have urged understudies to take a gander at Austria as a most loved goal for additional instruction.
  • An expansive range of instructive open doors as additionally designing investigation in Austria are accessible to understudies burning of making Austria their favored nation to pick up information past scholastics.
  • The vast majority of the colleges instructing applied sciences offer bachelor’s, ace’s and doctoral projects.
  • Notwithstanding the abovementioned, there are confirmation programs that are offered after the finishing of the abovementioned.
  • The general expense of instruction in Austria is low a direct result of numerous arrangements by the administration of Austria.
  • Various colleges have varying standards for waiver of charges or repayment which can be enquired with them on their site or with study in Austria specialists before applying.
  • One of the one of a kind highlights that is once in a while observed in different nations is that Austrian instruction is unlimited in get to even to stateless individuals.
  • Albeit a large portion of the courses are instructed in the German language, there are a not many which are conferred in English.

With such offices and impetuses, it will be hard for understudies to oppose Austria as a favored goal for additional examinations.


To apply you need the following documents:

  1. Fully completed and signed application form for a residence permit for students (Aufenthaltsbewilligung “Studierender” explanation)
  2. Recent colour photograph, size between 3.5 x 4.5 cm
  3. Valid Passport
  4. Birth Certificate
  5. Notification of admission (Zulassungsbescheid, Aufnahmebestätigung) of the university or university of applied sciences (Fachhochschule) or other educational institution
  6. Proof of sufficient financial means to finance your stay: students up to 24 years of age have to prove that they have at least 481.75 euros per month, students of 24 years of age or older have to prove that they have at least 872.31 euros per month [as of 2015] – these amounts have to be proved for a maximum of 12 months – e.g. by means of a savings account or a bank account at a bank (the account has to be accessible from Austria) or a (declaration of guarantee) of a person living in Austria or proof of purchase of traveller’s cheques for the necessary amount or a confirmation of the award of a scholarship/grant; if the costs for accommodation exceed 278.72 euros/month, you have to prove additional funds
  7. Proof of accommodation in Austria: e.g. tenancy contract, assignment for the right of use of accommodation with private person (e.g. family member, flat share, friend, …), accommodation contract of a student hall of residence, confirmation of the reservation of accommodation by the OeAD Housing Office
  8. Proof of a health insurance (“travel health insurance”) valid from entry to the beginning of your studies in Austria or to the beginning of your student insurance. The application for a student insurance with the Austrian national health insurance carrier (Gebietskrankenkasse) has to be proved upon request of the Austrian authority.
  9. Police record/certificate of good conduct (where available)

Please note

  • You have to submit all documents in the original and in photocopy. All documents have to be legalised and documents in languages other than German have to be submitted together with a legalised German translation.
  • A fee of 120 euros is payable for the residence permit. 80 euros of this have to be paid when you apply at the representative authority. Another 20 euros for the collection of police identification data (“Personalisierungsgebühr”). The remaining 20 euros you have to pay when collecting your residence permit in Austria. Additional fees may occur.
  • You have to apply for the residence permit in person at the competent Austrian representative authority (embassy, consulate-general) abroad before travelling to Austria. The application will be forwarded to Austria by the representative authority and processed by the competent Austrian authority. Since you have to await the decision in your home country you should apply at least 3 months before the intended entry to Austria.
  • If the Austrian authority decides to grant you the permit, the representative authority will inform you and issue a residence visa D for entry to Austria. You have to apply for this visa within 3 months of getting the information. You then have to collect the residence permit in Austria within 6 months of getting the information, in any case within the validity period of the visa.
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Tel: 011 2419 2700


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