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Information for Ukrainian students who would like to study at FH Salzburg

FH Salzburg will enable displaced Ukrainians to continue or begin their studies!

On this page you will find information for displaced persons with Ukrainian citizenship who are registered as displaced persons in Austria and who wish to study at FH Salzburg starting in the winter semester 2022/23.

Study programmes

Find out about the study programmes offered at the FH Salzburg. You will find study profiles in German and English.

Most degree programmes are offered in German - a language level of at least B2 is required for this. (More details under Required language skills). FH Salzburg also offers studies in English.

Find your Programme

In the study finder you will find an overview of our Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes as well as our continuing education programmes.

Studyfinder

Required language skills

For all German-language study programmes, you need proof of German language skills at a level of at least B2 and, if applicable, proof of English language skills.

For English-language study programmes, you need proof of English language skills at level B2.

Detailed information on language skills can be found on the page of the respective degree programme under the item Admission & Application.

You can apply even if you do not yet have the language certificate. The language skills can be presented until 31.10.2022. An extension of this deadline is possible after consultation with the respective degree programme.

German courses free of charge

It is also possible to start the programme as a non-degree seeking student (15 ECTS per semester). German language skills are not mandatory if English language courses are attended.

Required documents

Required documents for the application are 

  • Identity card or passport
  • Proof of general university entrance qualification / university degree
    or
    professional qualification

Proof of general university entrance qualification / university degree must be submitted with a translation into German/English by a sworn translator. An apostille is not mandatory!
If you are unable to provide the required documents to prove your general university entrance qualification / degree, please contact studienrecht@fh-salzburg.ac.at. Further possibilities will be discussed.

All other required documents and deadlines can be found on the page of the respective degree programme under the point Admission & Application.

You can apply even if not all documents are available yet.

You can also start the programme as a non-degree seeking student (15 ECTS per semester).

Further information for international applicants

Application & Admission

In order to be able to start a study programme at FH Salzburg, an application and admission procedure must be completed.

Online Application

Applications to our university have to be submitted digitally: https://www.fh-salzburg.ac.at/en/study/online-application

When applying, you must also submit proof of language skills and other required documents, among other things.

An application is also possible if the admission requirements are not yet fulfilled at the time of application, e.g. language skills.

All other required documents and deadlines can be found on the page of the respective degree programme under the point Admission & Application.

For non-EU/EEA citizens, an application deadline of 31.03. would be usual, but an exception is made here of course. An application is possible at least as long as the application platform is open.

Fulfilment of the access requirements

On the basis of your information and the uploaded documents, it will be checked whether the access requirement is fulfilled.

You will find the general admission requirements under the item required language skills and required documents as well as under: https://www.fh-salzburg.ac.at/en/prospective-students/about-to-start-studying

Admission process

If you meet the entry requirements, you will take part in the admission procedure.

There is a specific admission procedure for each degree programme. The aim is to find out whether you have the necessary aptitude(s) for the respective degree programme of your choice in order to be able to complete it positively.

Information on the specific admission procedure can be found on the page of the respective degree programme under the point Admission & Application.

The decision on admission will be made as soon as possible.

Tuition fee

Ukrainian students who are admitted to study at the FH Salzburg are temporarily exempt from the tuition fee (EUR 363,- per semester). The Rectorate of FH Salzburg will pay this fee.

The ÖH fee of EUR 21.20 is to be paid provisionally. (As a member of the ÖH, you are covered by accident and liability insurance through the ÖH).

Financial support

  • Bundes ÖH
    Emergency financial aid from the ÖH for students from Ukraine and Russia & further information from the Austrian Student Union
     
  • Ernst Mach Scholarschip
    The special scholarship programme Ernst Mach – Ukraine helps Ukrainian students to continue their studies in Austria. The scholarship is open to Ukrainian students who are already enrolled in a regular study programme at an Austrian higher education institution as well as students, scientists and researchers from Ukraine who wish to continue their studies or projects here.
  • SC Johnson Fonds

    Students of FH Salzburg who are in a difficult social or financial situation have the possibility to apply for financial support. In order to apply, other possibilities of self-financing (income from work, assets, scholarship, etc.) must have been exhausted or applied for, the student must be in a particularly difficult situation (e.g. illness, loss of income, etc.) and a positive study result must be available. You can find more information here in the information sheet (Informationsblatt).

Tips & contact points

  • BMBWF
    The most important questions and answers on the topic of "Studying in Austria
  • MIGRARE
    Contact point for people with qualifications acquired abroad
  • OeAD - Agency for Education and Internationalisation / studyinaustria OeAD
    Information for students and researchers/artists from Ukraine as well as for Austrian higher education institutions
  • BMI

    Current entry and residence conditions
    Hotline of Bundesagentur für Betreuungs- und Unterstützungsleistungen GmbH (BBU):
    +43 1 2676 870 9460 (Ukrainian speaking staff available)

  • Land Salzburg
    Help for Ukrainians in Salzburg

  • Ukraine-Hotline of Österreichischen Integrationsfonds (ÖIF)
    Counselling and information on entry and residence in Austria as well as support and assistance services for living, living and working in Austria.
    Free language courses

  • Goethe Institut
    Ukrainians can book German courses on the website of the Goethe-Institut Ukraine at levels A1 and A2 for the special price of 7 UAH or 0.25 €. (Attention: limited number of places available)