For all other students from third countries (who are in possession of a Residence Permit-Student) 726.72 euros per semester is generally required.
Every year thousands of newcomers from different countries start their studies at Austrian universities and technical colleges. It is a long and arduous journey that is made difficult by numerous bureaucratic, financial and social hurdles.
Elias Becerra wants to work with social liberal students on improvements for students from third countries.
In 2013 there was a renewed introduction of tuition fees, due to exceptional regulations, many students do not have to pay them.
Who has to pay tuition fees:
- Students who have exceeded the standard period of study by a maximum of 2 additional tolerance semesters (Attention: There are also exceptions here, see below)
- Students from third countries (i.e. NOT EU / EEA)
- Extraordinary students
If you have exceeded the standard length of study by the 2 tolerance semesters you do not pay any tuition fees, if you can prove that you were prevented from studying for more than 2 months due to illness or pregnancy, you were mainly occupied with looking after a child up to the 7th birthday (possibly also later school entry) were
there is a disability of at least 50%
there are university-specific requirements for the waiver (please contact your training center)
You are also exempt from tuition fees
- for semesters in which you complete studies or internships within the framework of transnational EU, state or university mobility programs for semesters in which you complete studies abroad that are prescribed in your curriculum
- as a regular, foreign student, if your last university has concluded a partnership agreement with an Austrian one for the mutual waiver of tuition fees
- as a regular, foreign student from one of the least developed countries (to be determined by ordinance of the Federal Ministry)
- if you are on leave from your studies
- if you received or are currently receiving study grants in the past semester