1. Pre-requisites

for admission to a FH masters degree program (cf. section 4, sub-section 4 FHStG, as amended) is a

  • completed FH bachelor degree program in the same field of at least 180 ECTS
  • or a completed equivalent program at a recognized domestic or  recognized foreign post-secondary education institution. This must be an education institution offering programmes that last at least six semesters, which require the general matriculation standard pursuant to this federal statute for admission, and known as a post-secondary education institution pursuant to the legislation of the country where it is located.
2. Language requirements
If your Bachelor studies have been entirely conducted in English, you don´t have to provide a certificate

Nationals from UK, USA, Australia, Canada and New Zealand don´t have to proof their English skills with a certificate


You can submit a TOEFL, an IELTS or a Cambridge Certificate, the results should be submitted with the application package:

  • IELTS: starting from Band,7, 7.5,8, 8.5, 9
    C1/2 – CAE (Grade “C”), FCE (Grade “A”) BEC Vantage (Grade “A”), BEC Higher (Grade “C”)
  •  TOEFL: minimum score 94 points
    reading min. 22 points, listening min. 22 points, speaking min. 26 points, writing min. 24 points
3. Required documents

1. CV

2. Birth certificate (in original and translation)

3. copy of passport

4. Relevant Bachelor’s program of at least 180 ECTS: Completion of or enrollment in a relevant Bachelor’s program or other equivalent degree program at a recognized Austrian or foreign post-secondary institution. (BA diploma in original + translation)

5. Past academic performance: transcript of records

6. English certificate

7. Two reference letters: Letters of recommendation written by a course teacher, an advisor or supervisor of an academic thesis, or the educational institution at which the course or courses were attended or the academic thesis was written. The reference should be on professional or institutional letter-headed paper.


GMAT with score of 575 or above replaces the above listed checklist items 4- 7
Relevant Bachelor’s degree
transcript of records
Proof of sufficient proficiency in English
Two reference letters

4. Recognition of courses

Master program applicants can also have single courses accredited; the decision on the recognition is within the discretion of the director of studies.