Changes to the study law


Amendement to the Unviersities Act from October 1st, 2022 (new deadlines for the payment of the ÖH and/or tuition fees, recognitions, minimum number of credits to be acquired by new entrants)

On 1 October 2022, some changes to the study law enter into force (for example: new deadlines for paying the Student's Union (ÖH) fee and/or the tuition fees, changes regarding recognitions, new: minimum number of credits to be acquired by new entrants). Please visit the following website to obtain information about how these changes affect your studies.

Important information for all students who were admitted to one or more degree programme(s) in the winter semester of 2021/2022 or before: You must apply for the recognition of examinations that you passed before being admitted to your degree programme by 30 September 2022 at the latest. After 1 October 2022, it is no longer possible to recognise examinations passed before you were admitted to your degree programme. 

More information on the recognition procedure at the Department for English and American Studies here

More information on the general changes by the amendment to the Universities Act here