How to apply

Here you can find all necessary information regarding your admission to our master's programme.

Please follow the steps below, that will help you to navigate through the admission process. Please note that the Admission Office at the University of Vienna is in charge of all procedural matters, including approval of documents and previous degrees. All applications must be submitted via u:space.

Application Period

Application for the Academic Year 2021/22 is open from 1 March to 3 May 2021.

For more information please visit Application for admission to a master programme with special admission requirements.


Teaching Affairs and Study Services

The service unit Teaching Affairs and Study Services supports potential students with general questions about degree programmes, admission and tuition fee. It also helps students, lecturers and staff of the University of Vienna in the organisation, administration and implementation of studies and teaching.

StudiesServiceCentre - Faculty of Computer Science

The StudiesServiceCentre is the central point of contact for all administrative study matters in the context of computer science studies. Employees are available by phone, by e-mail and personally during opening hours.

1. Enrollment

If you are interested in studying a master's programme at the University of Vienna you first have to register via u:space.

You can find information on how to register on the following website:

Please apply for admission to a Master programme via u:space in due time.

2. Admission requirements

Admission to a master's programme requires the completion of a bachelor's degree (or diploma degree) in the same or a related discipline. In any case, people that earned the following bachelor's degree of the University of Vienna are eligible for the respective master's programme:

  • Business Informatics
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

If equivalence is basically given and only individual additions to the full equivalence are missing, additional courses and examinations to the extent of a maximum of 30 ECTS points can be prescribed to achieve full equivalence.

In case you have not completed your Bachelor studies at the time of application, please include a formal letter issued by your current institution confirming that you have obtained 150 ECTS and that you will receive your bachelor degree until September 30, 2021.

3. Proof of english proficiency

Applicants are required to prove their proficiency in English on the level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

A list of certificates that will be accepted, can be found here.

4. Letter of Motivation (Statement of Purpose)

Please fill out the letter of motivation below. It must be answered in english and please mind the characters limitation per question.

Letter of Motivation (Statement of purpose) Data Science