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Course Calendar

At the Language Center we provide courses in different categories all year round. According to your personal learning preferences you can choose between Semester, Trimester or Intensive courses. For easy and long-term scheduling please find out at one glance a summary of all our courses in the calendar below. (Holidays)

German courses

D e c e m b e r N o v e m b e r O c t o b e r S e p t e m b e r A u g u s t J u l y J u n e M a y A p r i l M a r ch F e b r u a ry J a n u a ry
  • 08.03.2021 – 18.06.2021
  • 04.10.2021 – 21.01.2022 (Registration starts: 21.09.2021)

Duration: 12 weeks
Intensity: 5x/week, Monday–Friday
Teaching units/day: 3
Teaching units/week: 15 (total: 180 units per course)
Course times: mornings, early or late afternoons
Tuition fees 2021/2022: EUR 1015

1 teaching unit = 45 minutes
The course schedule is available as of the first day of registration.

  • 18.01.2021 – 19.03.2021
  • 12.04.2021 – 18.06.2021
  • 11.10.2021 – 17.12.2021 (Registration starts: 21.09.2021)

Duration: 9 weeks
Intensity: 2 options

  • 6 units per week (54 units per course)
    2x/week, 3 units/day: Mon+Wed or Tue+Thu
    3x/week, 2 units/day: Mon+Wed+Fri
    Course times: mornings, afternoons or evenings
    Tuition fees 2021/2022: EUR 400
  • 12 units per week (108 units per course)
    5x/week, 2.4 units/day: Mon–Fri
    Course times: mornings
    Tuition fees 2021/2022: EUR 710

1 teaching unit = 45 minutes
The course schedule is available as of the first day of registration.

  • 07.02. – 25.02.2022 (Registration starts: 07.01.2022)

Duration: 3 weeks
Intensity: 5x/week, Monday–Friday
Teaching units/day: 4
Teaching units/week: 20 (total: 56 units per course)
Course times: mornings or afternoons
Tuition fees 2022: EUR 450

1 teaching unit = 45 minutes
The schedule is available on the first day of registration.

  • 12.07.2021 – 09.09.2021 (Registration starts: 03.05.2021)

Duration: 9 weeks
Intensity: 2x/week, Mon+Wed or Tue+Thu
Teaching units/day: 3
Teaching units/week: 6 (total: 54 units per course)
Course times: 5.30 - 8.00 p.m. (CEST/UTC+2)

Tuition fees 2021: EUR 400

1 teaching unit = 45 minutes
The course schedule is available as of the first day of registration.

July and August:

  • 06.07.2021 – 30.07.2021
  • 03.08.2021 – 27.08.2021

Duration: 4 weeks, 57 teaching units
Intensity: 5x/week, 3 units/day
1 teaching unit = 45 minutes

Course time: Monday–Friday, 9.15 a.m–12 p.m. (CEST/UTC+2)
The courses start on Tuesday of the first week.

Tuition fees:

Course 2021: EUR 515
Course + single room 2021: EUR 1095,-

September:

  • 31.08.2021 – 17.09.2021

Duration: 3 weeks, 56 teaching units
Intensity: 5x/week, 4 units/day
1 teaching unit = 45 minutes

Course time: Monday–Friday, 9.15 a.m.–1 p.m. (CEST/UTC+2)
The course starts on Tuesday of the first week.

Tuition fees:

Course 2021: EUR 505
Course + single room 2021: EUR 1035,-

  • Winter semester: 28.09.2021 – 28.01.2022
  • Summer semester: 01.03.2022 – 24.06.2022

VWU-German courses are only open to non-degree programme students ("außerordentliche" or "a.o" Studierende). To register, a valid admission ("Zulassungsbescheid") from one of the Viennese scientific universities has to be presented.

Tuition fee in the academic year 2021/22: EUR 1,260 (including costs for additional material)

Individual Instruction

We are happy to transmit a customized offer for flexible individual instruction.

Online-One-on-one

Foreign Language Courses

D e c e m b e r N o v e m b e r O c t o b e r S e p t e m b e r A u g u s t J u l y J u n e M a y A p r i l M a r ch F e b r u a ry J a n u a ry

Summer semester 2021

  • 08.03.2020 – 30.06.2021

Winter semester 2021/2022

  • 04.10.2021 – 31.01.2022 (Registration: 16.08.2021 – 21.09.2021)

Duration: 13 weeks, 39 units per course
Intensity: 1x/week, 3 units
Course times: 18:00–20:30

1 teaching unit = 45 minutes


If necessary, the courses will be held in distance learning for the duration of the precautionary measures regarding COVID-19 ordered by the Federal Government of the Republic of Austria.

Summer semester 2021

  • 08.03. – 29.04.2021
  • 06.05. – 30.06.2021

Winter semester 2021/2022

  • 04.10.2021 – 25.11.2021 (Registration: 16.08. – 21.09.2021)
  • 01.12.2021 – 31.01.2022 (Registration: 16.08. – 23.11.2021)

Duration: 6,5 weeks, 39 units per course
Intensity: 2x/week, 3 units per day (Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday)
Course times: 18:00 - 20:30

If necessary, the courses are held in distance learning for the duration of the precautionary measures regarding COVID-19 ordered by the Federal Government of the Republic of Austria.

 

  • 06.07. – 23.07.2021 (Registration: 10.05. – 22.06.2021) 
  • 05.07. – 05.08.2021 (Registration: 10.05. – 22.06.2021)
  • 09.08. – 26.08.2021 (Registration: 10.05. – 27.07.2021)
  • 06.09. – 23.09.2021 (Registration: 10.05. – 24.08.2021)
  • 07.02. – 24.02.2022 (registration: 13.12.2021 – 25.01.2022)

Individual Instruction

We are happy to transmit a customized offer for flexible individual instruction.

Online-One-on-one

Language Exams

In addition to its extensive range of courses, the Language Center of the University of Vienna also offers examinations. Within the framework of German courses, learners can take the ÖSD examination (Austrian Language Certificate ÖSD – Österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch – levels A1 to C2).

As part of the foreign language services offered, clients can choose between the following examinations: language competency examinations (e.g. for Erasmus) and the university entrance qualification examination for English.

Additionally, the Language Center offers preparation courses for standard English certificate examinations like CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System). While the Language Center organises these preparation courses, the examinations are conducted at the British Council.

German

ÖSD-EXAMS

Austrian Language Certificate ÖSD [österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch] examinations can be taken at the Language Center four times a year (in November, January, April and July). If necessary, further dates will be offered. Registration for the ÖSD examination can be carried out directly through our website (minimum age: 16). 

ÖSD-Exams


Foreign Languages

Language Competency Examinations

The offer addresses all individuals who require a language competency certificate for Erasmus, or other purposes.

Language Competency Examinations

University Entrance Qualification Examination for English

The prerequisite for taking this examination is a letter of admission [Zulassungsbescheid] issued by the University of Vienna. The Language Center organises the University Entrance Qualification Examination for English four times a year.

Further Information

Preparation Courses for English Language Certificate Examinations

The Language Center of the University of Vienna offers preparation courses for a number of internationally recognised, standard English language examinations. These courses are geared to the language requirements of individuals who envisage working or studying in an English-speaking environment.
Participation in these courses does not necessarily entail taking the respective examinations. Whether participants actually sit the respective examination or not, our preparation courses are well-suited in preparation for stays abroad.

Further Information

 

Individual Instruction online

Customized. Flexible. Versatile.

With the one-to-one language training, we offer a customized language-training program tailored to your personal goals.

Your private language instructor will guide you live through the face-to-face lesson.  

We offer online private instruction in German and 34 other languages. If you are interested, please save this form on your device and send the completed form as an attachment to sprachenzentrum@univie.ac.at (Subject: Inquiry individual instruction).

Your benefits

Online private instruction offers you a maximum of flexibility and individuality, regarding the course content, location and timing.

We are happy to tailor a course program based on your current language proficiency.

You can decide whether you would like to improve general language skills or focus on specific topics and/or skills.

We have collected some ideas for you:

  • Online coaching: help with and training of specific sills on all levels; specific training for advanced speakers (C1/C2)
  • Training in various areas of written communication
  • Presentation and argumentation skills
  • Conversation
  • Pronunciation
  • Preparation for job interviews, help with motivation letters and CVs
  • Exam preparation (e.g. ÖSD-German exams)
  • Specific purposes: Academic Skills, Digital Media, Marketing, Business, Diplomacy and many more

Tuition Fees

Package:
10 units for 650  EUR
20 units for 1200 EUR
(inkl. placement and trial lesson)

Single price per unit:
1 unit: 75 EUR

1 unit = 45 minutes

Technical requirements

Stable internet connection (10 MBit/s Download, 5 MBit/s Upload, check your connection here: https://www.speedtest.net),
microphone + speakers / headphones and a webcam.
Nowadays, computers usually come with a camera, microphone and speakers.

You can certainly also use a smartphone or tablet in order to join our lessons.
For courses focusing on writing skills, we recommend using a device with a keyboard.

Textbooks and confirmation of attendance

Custom-tailored course materials will be supplied by your instructor.

You can certainly choose to work with a textbook. The cost for the book(s) are not included in the course price.


You will receive a confirmation of attendance at the end of the course.