Study in AUSTRIA

AUSTRIA - Quick facts & figures




9 million


Euro (​€)

Time zone:




Area Size:

83879 ​km2

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Academic year:

September - June

Looking to study abroad in Austria? If you are a sports fan and not just an A student, then Austria is the perfect study destination for you!

Considered a world-class tourism destination, thanks to its astonishing skiing landscapes of the Central Eastern Alps, dazzling mountains for summer hiking and breath-taking lakes, Austria offers countless sport opportunities, the most popular national sports include football, alpine skiing, swimming, ice-hockey, mountain biking and cycling. You can enjoy these fun activities as you study abroad in Austria!

Austria offers fairytale-like architecture, incredible culture and history. Vienna, Austria’s capital has been ranked as one of the safest cities in the world! So parents, no need to worry about your children’s safety as they study abroad in Austria. Although Austria is counted among the richest countries of the world, the general cost of living in Austria is not so high compared to other European countries. 


Did you know that Vienna has topped the list of Most Livable Cities in the world for ten straight years? Study in Austria for Indian Students will definitely not only be experiencing high quality education but also high quality of living! The country has an abundance of famous art and architecture, and breathtaking landscapes. Traveling outside Austria is also an option for those who want to study in Austria for Dubai students, as it has an exceptional rail network which connects its main cities to each other as well as to major cities in Europe like Berlin, Bern and Zurich. Traveling from Vienna to Budapest, Hungary would only take you 2 hours and 30 minutes! People who study in Austria for Dubai students can enjoy ticking off cities on their travel list.

If you don’t want to travel outside the country, study in Austria for Indian students has a lot of options, whether it’s a relaxing day in a cafe by the lake or hiking in the mountains, there are many opportunities and options for study in Austria for Dubai students to spend their leisure time. Chances of getting bored while you live and study abroad in Austria will be low. There are 3,225 mountains, 10,000km of bicycle paths, 22,000 km of ski slopes and 50,000 km of hiking trails in the country! There are student communities that you can join so making friends will be a piece of cake.

Study in Austria for Indian students who love arts and culture will most likely be going to some of the world’s most renowned cultural capitals such as Vienna and Graz. The city of Graz is abundant with architecture, museums and art galleries where study in Austria for Pakistani students can admire and enjoy after a long day at university. Nightlife is also buzzing with a popular mixture of clubs, restaurants and bars for everyone! 



Universities in Austria differ from each other in terms of size and structure and it boasts an open-minded atmosphere to creativity and innovation. Just imagine getting inspired by the wonderful landscape surrounding you? Austria is home to a lot of notable individuals such as, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (composer), Sigmund Freud (Psychiatrist), Arnold Schwarzenegger (Governor and Actor), Maria Theresia (Queen regnant), Lise Meitner (Physicist), Ernst Mach (Physicist), Elfriede Jelinek (Novelist & Nobel Prize Winner in Literature), Berta von Suttner (Pacifist, First Woman to Receive the Nobel Peace Prize), Friedrich von Hayek (Economist), Joseph Haydn, Franz Schubert, Franz Liszt, Arnold Schönberg, Anton Bruckner (Composers). These individuals are known to be one of the best at their respective fields. There must be something about Austrian education that made them excel this tremendously. For such a small country, the excellence of Austria’s universities is recognized worldwide, ensuring you have a good quality education should you decide to study in Austria in English.

Austria has some of the best universities in the world ranking high in the global university rankings like the University of Vienna (the oldest and most famous university of the country), the Vienna University of Technology, Innsbruck University, University of Graz, University of Salzburg or Johannes Kepler University Linz, to name a few.

If you are looking for programs in IT, Business, Health Sciences or Engineering, the Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) are a perfect match for you. They offer mandatory practical training or job-based internships during studies and since the number of students is limited, an entrance examination should be completed in order to be granted admission.

You don't need to worry about studying German if you want to study in Austria, universities in Austria offer nearly 200 different degree programmes in English to choose from. Austrians are known to have a very high English- proficiency level. In fact, according to some research around 70-75% of the Austrian population speak English so you can study in Austria in English at ease! You won’t have to worry about learning German right away.

The academic year in Austria is split into 2 semesters, winter and summer. The academic year begins around October 1st and ends around September 30th of the following year. If you are from the outside of the EU/EEA, application deadlines are at the beginning of September for the winter semester and at the start of February for the summer semester. Furthermore, if some spots remain free, students have until the end of November to submit their application for the winter semester and the end of April for the summer semester. Since this is not guaranteed, make sure to speak to your dedicated education consultant, so you don’t miss any deadline.

Universities allow residents and international students in Austria to study under a curriculum that focuses on professional-orientated education by providing the following:
3 year program to obtain Bachelor’s degree
1-2 year programs to obtain a Master’s degree
Mandatory units for career-training
Mandatory work based internships
A Bachelor degree in conjunction with a teaching qualification

Which documents are usually required for admission? The best way to submit a complete application is to contact GroupL Education before you submit your application. Your dedicated consultant will inform you about all formal and academic requirements your university of choice requires.

Usually the following documents are required for admission: 

For bachelor’s programmes:

Proof of nationality (photocopy of your passport)
An equivalent secondary school leaving certificate
German language proficiency (secondary school leaving certificate confirming German lessons of at least 4 years or a German language diploma or similar documents) for programs taught in German
English language proficiency (IELTS, Cambridge etc) for programs taught in English

For master's programmes:

Successful completion of at least a 6 semester specialised relevant Bachelor’s degree (min 180 ECTS)

For PhD programmes:

Master’s degree in the same field of study as your research proposal or equivalent

Study in Austria for Dubai students has never been this easy, GroupL Education helps with your admission process so you can be worry free! We provide you with the services, information and support needed for the Admission Process of the Universities in Europe, and of course, the VISA application assistance. Study in Austria for Pakistani students, Study in Austria for Indian students, study in Austria for everyone. Wherever you are in the world, whatever your nationality is, GroupL Education is here to help. Contact GroupL Education today and let’s start your study abroad journey. 

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Number of public Universities: 22

Number of private Universities: 16

Top University Cities: Vienna, Graz, Innsbruck, Linz

Tutuion Fees:  from 700 Euro to 25000 Euro

Estimate costs of living in Austria per month

Monthly basics Lower range Upper range
Living Costs:
Rent: 600 EUR (room in 2bd apartment) 1000 EUR (1bd apartment)
Utilities (varying monthly, depending on heating costs): 60 to 80 EUR 150 to 250 EUR
Internet & TV: 80 EUR 150 EUR
Phone: 50 EUR 80 EUR
Food: 300 EUR 600 EUR
Transportation: 50 EUR (public transportation pass) 250 EUR (Taxi: 4.20 EUR/km)
Laundry/toiletries: 40 EUR 100 EUR
Clothing: 200 EUR 400 EUR
Books, printing, photocopying: 30 EUR 50 EUR
Entertainment: 80 EUR 200 EUR
Total: 1510 EUR 3080 EUR

Two easy steps to access a study program in Austria:

Send an email to europe@groupleducation.com and request your 1st meeting, online, via Skype, Zoom or Google, or onsite in our office with one of our consultant or call us at: +971 56 410 4830. You can register directly on our website Contact Us

Attend your 1st meeting as scheduled and get to know our services, connect with our team, and get your customized admission process plan.

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