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VWU- German Courses


As cooperation partner of the University Preparation Programme Vienna (VWU – Vorstudienlehrgang der Wiener Universitäten) we offer German intensive courses in preparation for the supplementary examination in German (Ergänzungsprüfung aus Deutsch – EPD) as required by the universities.

Conditions of Participation at the VWU
For attending a semester course offered by the University Preparation Programme Vienna (VWU) you need a valid letter of admission (Bescheid) issued by one of the following Vienna universities:

Medical University of Vienna | MUVI
Technische Universität Wien | TU
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna | BOKU
The University of Vienna | UNIVIE
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna | VetMed
Vienna University of Economics and Business | WU

Academic Year 2018/19
Winter semester 2018
: 01.10.2018 – 24.02.2019
Summer semester 2019: 25.02.2019 – 30.09.2019

Registration Period
Summer Semester 2019
Registration: 21.01.2019-04.02.2019
Beginning of the course: 25.02.2019

General Information
€ 1.200,-- (incl. € 20,-- material costs) course fees per semester
320 lessons at 45 minutes each per semester
Morning course: 07:45 am – 11:05 am
Midday course: 11:10 am – 02:30 pm
Afternoon course: 02:35 pm – 05:55 pm
After the course a document will be issued confirming your participation (regular attendance = 70%) and /or your success (aprox. a week after the course at the office)

Placement Tests
Your receive the dates of your placement test during your course registration and take your placement test (free of charge) before your course assignment at the ÖOG Deutsch-Kolleg. It consists of a written (grammar, reading comprehension and text writing; approx. 90 mins.) as well as an oral part (speaking, approx. 10 mins.), and takes place on two weekdays. The tests take place twice a week, from January 23 to February 5, 2019. You receive the results and your assignment to the corresponding course level immediately after the oral exam. After paying the course fees you are given an appointment for your placement test in the period between January 21 and February 5, 2019.

February 21st,2019: Course assignment notification by email - containing all details of the course - course level, course number, course tiem and confirmationts for social health insurance (WGKK) and city administration (MA 35)

VWU-Course levels
AN – beginners without previous knowledge
AV – beginners with little previous knowledge
EV – students with extended previous knowledge
FG – advanced students
WF – highly advanced students

Extracurricular activities and additional events
In addition to the courses we regularly offer information evenings on studying in Austria as well as excursions in and around Vienna. Detailed information and dates concerning the information evenings are published well in time here on our homepage (Kalender LINK). Your course teacher will readily provide information on outdoor-activities such as city-walks, varius guided tours (city-centre, the Burgtheater etc.) or visits to museums, cinemas and theatres.