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Grants and Discounts

The following persons may receive discounts on certain course tuition fees.

N.B.: Discounts can only be granted on language courses, not on examination fees.

Recipients of federal aid for students at the University Vienna from Austria, Germany (Bafög), Southern Tyrol, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg)  receive a discount of 50% when attending a foreign language course (all languages except German) at the Language Center of the University of Vienna.

Rewuired document: confirmation of studies of the relevant semester (University of Vienna); Studienbeihilfebescheid of the relevant semester

Students at Austrian Universities and Fachhochschulen receive a discount of 25% when attending a foreign language course (all languages except German).

Required document: confirmation of studies of the relevant semester

Pupils at Austrian Schools receive a discount of 25% when attending a foreign language course (all languages except German).

Required document: pupil-ID

Participants of a German Course at the Language Center receive a discount of 25% when attending a foreign language course.

Individuals serving Zivildienst receive a discount of 25% when attending a foreign language course (all languages except German).

Required document: ID for individuals serving the Zivildienst

Employees of the University of Vienna and of the Medical University of Vienna receive a discount of 25% for:
• foreign language courses
• German trimester courses and
• German intensive courses

Required document: Online-employee database respectively employee-ID

Incoming students (Erasmus and non-EU exchange programs) receive a discount of 25% when attending:
• a foreign language course

and a discount of 20% when attending:
• a German trimester course or
• a German intensive course

Required document: confirmation of enrolment issued by the International Office of the University of Vienna

Non-degree program students (außerordentliche Studierende) at the VWU receive a discount of 10% when attending a German semester course. (Attention: this applies to "VWU-old" only, see here.)

Required documents:
• admission notice issued by a Viennese University*
• confirmation of studies of the relevant semester
• valid student identity card

 

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University of Vienna (UNI Wien)
Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (WU)
Vienna University of Technology (TU)
Medical University Vienna (MedUni)
University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU)
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna (VETMED)

Members of the Alumni Association of the University of Vienna receive a discount of 10% when attending a foreign language course (all languages except German).

Members of ÖDaF receive a discount of 10% when attending a foreign language course

Required document: confirmation of membership issued by ÖDaF

 

Possibly, you are eligible for one of the grants below:

AMS-Grants

For specific groups, the AMS may fund courses taken at the Language Center. Please ask your AMS advisor for more details.

For courses taken at the Lanugage Center, one can apply for the grant of government of  Lower Austria.

Further information can be found here.

Waff-Grants

The Waff (Vienna Employment Promotion Funds) offers varies programs - maybe one of them suits your profile.

Please find detailed information here.