Austria is not only located at the center of Europe – but the country has also played an important role in European history. There are many reasons to study in Austria, including a number of universities which rank among the world’s best.
Studying at a university in Austria
For such a small country, the excellence of Austria’s universities is recognized worldwide. Many of them rank highly in international university rankings, ensuring you of good quality education should you decide to study here.
- The bonus for students is that tuition at any of the public universities is free. Even if from a country outside the EU, the fees are lower with around 1,500 EUR per year.
- The private universities considerably of higher fees, but there is so much choice for international students. You are sure to find one that suits your budget and your educational aspiration.
The University of Vienna is the oldest university in the German-speaking world as it was founded in 1365, and is perfectly placed in a town famous for its culture as well as nightlife. Associated with 15 Nobel Prize winners, and has nearly 200 different degree programs to choose from, many of them taught in English.
Austria Facilities for the education destination:
- excellence in teaching and research
- social peace and a unique quality of life
- rich culture and intercultural openness
- a broad spectrum of study opportunities
- various programmes taught in English
- great social security and economic stability
- generous hospitality and an overwhelming landscape
- exciting cultural attractions and outdoor activities.
In Austria you will find 70 top class universities with more than 350,000 university students, 25% of them are international students. The list of top universities( Rankwise) are:
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1. University of Vienna
- The University of Vienna is 154th ranked Austrian university in the world according to the QS World University Rankings. It’s also the largest university in Austria. And having celebrated its 650th anniversary in 2015, the oldest in the German-speaking world. Today it’s one of the largest universities anywhere in Europe, with around 94,000 students enrolled.
The university is awareded with 15 Nobel Prize winners. Its faculties are spread across more than 60 locations throughout the Austrian capital.
Location: Universitätsring 1, 1010 Wien, Austria
Expected Fees: 0 EUR, International tuition 1,453.44 EUR (2018 – 19)
2. Vienna University of Technology
- Austria’s second representative in the rankings is Vienna University of Technology, in joint 182nd place.
- Established in 1815, it’s one of the most prestigious technical institutions in Europe. The university focuses on the fields of engineering and natural sciences.
- And has around 29,900 students enrolled. It ranks within the world’s top 100 on this indicator.
Location: 1040 Karlsplatz 13 Wien View map
Expected fees: 726.72 EUR, International tuition 1,453.44 EUR (2017 – 18)