Austria 2013/14 - values of student fees
Date of publication: 2014
Fees - first cycle (euro): -
Fees - second cycle (euro): -
Fees - note: No fees for EU students
National student fee
EU students and those who are accorded the same rights do not have to pay tuition fees.
Austrian students, EU students and students with equal status at universities and Pädagogische Hochschule do
not have to pay fees, but if they exceed the minimum study duration for more than a year, they have to pay
EUR 363.36 per semester.
All other students at Pädagogische Hochschule have to pay fees (EUR 363.36 per semester).
Students at universities and Pädagogische Hochschule can be exempt from paying in cases such as studies or
internships within transnational mobility programmes, illness, pregnancy and disabilities.
International students (i.e. non-EU and EEC students) at universities have to pay fees of EUR 726.72 per
semester, with the exception of students from the least developed countries. Students from developing countries
may be exempt from the fees according to a respective decision of the university.
Providers of the Fachhochschulen (universities of applied sciences) are entitled to charge fees up to the maximum
amount of EUR 363.36 per semester. Additionally, the providers are entitled to charge cost-covering fees, which
are usually higher than EUR 363.36 per semester, from third-country students.
Source: Eurydice, National Student Fee and Support Systems 2013/2014, 2015/2016, 2016/2017