Info for prospective students


You can find information on all the degree programmes we currently offer here.

Please note that our department is not responsible for any doctoral programmes. If you're interested in doing your PhD at the University of Vienna, please contact the Center for Doctoral Studies.

How to become a student of the University of Vienna

If you want to study with us, the first thing you need to do is enroll at the University of Vienna.

The specific steps you need to take depend on where you are from, what degrees you have obtained and which programme you would like to study. You can find further information at the Teaching Affairs and Student Services website.


Please note that our department is NOT involved in the enrolment procedure. Therefore, please direct all your admission-related questions to the University's central Admission Office.

Online Self-Assessment

If you want to find out whether studying English at our department is the right thing for you, we highly recommend that you do the Online Self-Assessment (OSA) for our BA English and American studies.

Individual Counselling

If you have read up on our programmes, but have further questions about studying at our department, please contact: