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Semi-intensive courses

6,5-weeks-long, the semi-intensive courses are held four times a year: October - November, December - January, March - April and May - June.
The number of participants in each group is max. 16.

Course Dates

Summer semester:

  • 06.03. - 27.04.2017 (registration: 11.01. - 28.02.2017)
  • 08.05. - 29.06.2017 (registration: 11.01. - 25.04.2017)

Duration, Intensity, Course Times

Duration: 6,5 weeks
Intensity: 2x/week, Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday
Teaching units per day: 3 units
Teaching units per week: 6 units (total: 39 units per course)
Course times: evenings

1 teaching unit = 45 minutes

Target group

  • everyone aged 16 and above


For a positive transcript, you are awarded ECTS (European Credit Transfer System):

  • 2 ECTS for the A1-A2 levels
  • 3 ECTS for levels B1 and higher

The decision regarding recognition (or non-recognition) of ECTS points (credits) lies with your university’s or institutes’ Study Program Administration [Studienprogramm-leitung].

Prior to course commencement, the Language Center offers cost-free assessment tests (pre-registration not required). Self-assessment is also possible, based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level descriptions.

Registration can be carried out online or directly at the office of the Language Center of the University. Telephone and email registration is not possible!

Tuition fees and discounts for foreign language courses

Regular course fee: EUR 360 per course (à 39 units)
Teaching materials are not included in the course fee. They are available at the bookstore Facultas am Campus.


  • for Austrian pupils, students and employees of the University of Vienna aswell as the Medical University: 25% (EUR 270,-)
  • for recipients of federal aid for students (at the University of Vienna): 50% (EUR 180)
  • for members of the Alumni Association of the University of Vienna: 10% (EUR 324,-)

Further information on discounts