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Admission requirements

You must meet certain requirements in order to start a bachelor degree programme, master degree programme or certificate programme at FernFH. Details on the requirements are presented below:

Bachelor

In general, you must meet one of the following requirements to study for a bachelor’s degree:

  • General university entrance qualification, attested by
    • an Austrian university entrance certificate or a general university entrance qualification certificate
    • a corresponding university entrance examination certificate
    • a foreign certificate equivalent to one of these Austrian certificates
    • a certificate of completion of at least three years of study at a recognised national or foreign post-secondary educational institution

OR

  • A subject-relevant professional qualification (plus additional examinations*):

We recognise applications of candidates who hold vocational and professional qualification certifications equivalent to an Austrian apprenticeship diploma or an intermediate VET school leaving certificate. The subject-relevance will be decided on an individual basis during the admission procedure.

*Additional examinations:

  • Proof of knowledge of the English language:
    • at the level “Modern Foreign Languages 2” within the framework of a university entrance examination certificate or
    • a certificate at level B2 of the European Reference Framework or
    • Cambridge Certificate “BEC Vantage” or “First Certificate in English” (FCE) or
    • TOEFL test (IBT 83 / CBT 220 / PBT 560) or
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS, academic  module, band score 6.0)
    • Proof of knowledge of english at the level “Modern Foreign Languages 2” – A free preparatory course for the qualification examination “Modern Foreign Languages 2” is available on our Public Campus.
  • Proof of knowledge of mathematics at the level “Mathematics 1” – A free preparatory course for the qualification examination “Mathematics 1” is available on our Public Campus.

If additional examinations are necessary, these can also be taken directly after successful completion of the admissions procedure as part of the degree programme within the framework of free qualification examinations.

Master

To be able to complete an in-depth master degree programme at FernFH, you must meet the following requirements:

  • A completed and relevant bachelor’s degree

OR

  • an equivalent degree awarded by a recognised national or foreign post-secondary educational institution with 180 ECTS.

Equivalent degrees awarded by recognised national or foreign post-secondary educational institutions are studies with subject-related orientation obtained from an educational institution to which the conditions for admission are the general university entrance qualification and which are recognised as a post-secondary educational institution under the legislation of the state in which it is registered.

In addition, a minimum level of professional competence for MA in Business Administration and Psychology is required.

More information is available in the following infosheets on admission (only available in German):

Executive education

Certificate programmes

Diploma programmes

Degree programmes (MSc, MBA)

Information for applicants

Barbara Hager

Barbara Hager

Information for applicants
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