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Diploma Programme in Veterinary Medicine

All information about the admission procedure can be found here.

  • an Austrian secondary school leaving certificate or an Austrian vocational school leaving certificate or an Austrian secondary school leaving certificate and diploma certificate or a secondary school leaving certificate nostrified according to Austrian school regulations, in each case including the final year-end report; or
  • an Austrian university entrance qualification certificate entitling the holder to pursue medical and veterinary studies; or
  • a foreign certificate which, on the basis of international agreement or by decision of the rectorate on a case-by-case basis, is equivalent to one of the above-stated Austrian certificates, including the final year-end report; or
  • a certificate of completion of at least three years of study at a recognised Austrian or foreign post-secondary educational institution (180 ECTS); or
  • an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma obtained in accordance with the regulations of the International Baccalaureate Organization; or
  • a European Baccalaureate (EB) in accordance with Article 5(2) of the Convention defining the Statute of the European Schools, Federal Law Gazette III No. 173/2005.
  • proof of general university entrance qualification (original document)
  • proof of additional and supplementary examinations, if applicable: Additional and supplementary examinations
  • passport or national identity card
  • proof of general university entrance qualification (original document) Proof of required documents
    • If the documents were not issued in German or in English,  a translation by a court-certified translator must be provided.  Legalisation requirements
    • Please note the legalisation and translation requirements regarding foreign documents in higher education. Legalisation requirements
  • proof of additional and supplementary examinations, if applicable Additional and supplementary examinations
  • passport or national identity card
  • proof of general university entrance qualification (original document)
    • With the certifications prescribed for the country of issue Legalisation requirements
    • If the documents were not issued in German or in English, a translation by a court-certified translator must be provided.
  • proof of additional and supplementary examinations, if applicable Additional and supplementary examinations
  • passport or national identity card

The Vice-Rector for Study Affairs of the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna confirms that, in accordance with Section 2(6) of the Ordinance on University Entrance Qualifications (Federal Law Gazette II No. 182/2019), knowledge of the natural sciences, biology or biology in combination with other teaching areas is already included in the selection procedure prior to admission, thereby waiving the additional examination requirement in biology and environmental studies for studies in

  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Biomedicine and Biotechnology

at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna.

In accordance with Section 4(1)(a) of the Ordinance on University Entrance Qualifications, the additional examination in Latin must be taken before taking the first diploma examination for the

  • Diploma Programme in Veterinary Medicine

The requirement to take the additional examination in Latin as stipulated in Section 4(1)(a) of the Ordinance on University Entrance Qualifications can be waived if Latin has been successfully completed at a secondary school with at least ten hours of instruction per week.

The additional Latin examination can be taken at VetmedUni Vienna as a supplementary examination.

The preparatory courses Latin for Veterinary Medicine: Grammar (Course Number 971702) and Latin for Veterinary Medicine: Texts (Course Number 971703) are offered in the winter and summer semester.

If the secondary school leaving certificate submitted is not equivalent to an Austrian secondary school leaving certificate, or if there is no proof of sufficient knowledge of the German language, corresponding supplementary examinations must be taken before admission to the degree programme.

The supplementary examinations are prescribed in the admissions notice in order to establish equivalence on the basis of the submitted documents.

All supplementary examinations are taken at the University Preparation Programme of the Vienna Universities (VWU) that was established specifically for this purpose and where the relevant courses are to be attended before taking the examination(s). For this purpose, you will be admitted to the VWU as a non-degree student. As soon as you are admitted as a non-degree student to take the supplementary examination(s) for admission to Vetmeduni Vienna, the supplementary examination(s) are to be taken exclusively with the VWU. You must then provide proof of this by presenting a corresponding positive certificate from the supplementary examination.

After admission as a non-degree student to the University Preparation Programme of the Vienna Universities, other certificates will no longer be accepted!

https://oead.at/en/to-austria/university-preparation-programmes/

 

Bachelor´s Programme in Biomedicine and Biotechnology

All information about the admission procedure can be found here.

  • an Austrian secondary school leaving certificate or an Austrian vocational school leaving certificate or an Austrian secondary school leaving certificate and diploma certificate or a secondary school leaving certificate nostrified according to Austrian school regulations, in each case including the final year-end report; or
  • an Austrian university entrance qualification certificate entitling the holder to pursue medical and veterinary studies; or
  • a foreign certificate which, on the basis of international agreement or by decision of the rectorate on a case-by-case basis, is equivalent to one of the above-stated Austrian certificates, including the final year-end report; or
  • a certificate of completion of at least three years of study at a recognised Austrian or foreign post-secondary educational institution (180 ECTS); or
  • an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma obtained in accordance with the regulations of the International Baccalaureate Organization; or
  • a European Baccalaureate (EB) in accordance with Article 5(2) of the Convention defining the Statute of the European Schools, Federal Law Gazette III No. 173/2005.
  • proof of general university entrance qualification (original document)
  • proof of additional and supplementary examinations, if applicable: Additional and supplementary examinations
  • passport or national identity card
  • proof of general university entrance qualification (original document) Proof of required documents
    • If the documents were not issued in German or in English,  a translation by a court-certified translator must be provided.  Legalisation requirements
    • Please note the legalisation and translation requirements regarding foreign documents in higher education. Legalisation requirements
  • proof of additional and supplementary examinations, if applicable Additional and supplementary examinations
  • passport or national identity card
  • proof of general university entrance qualification (original document)
    • With the certifications prescribed for the country of issue Legalisation requirements
    • If the documents were not issued in German or in English, a translation by a court-certified translator must be provided.
  • proof of additional and supplementary examinations, if applicable Additional and supplementary examinations
  • passport or national identity card

The Vice-Rector for Study Affairs of the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna confirms that, in accordance with Section 2(6) of the Ordinance on University Entrance Qualifications (Federal Law Gazette II No. 182/2019), knowledge of the natural sciences, biology or biology in combination with other teaching areas is already included in the selection procedure prior to admission, thereby waiving the additional examination requirement in biology and environmental studies for studies in

  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Biomedicine and Biotechnology

at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna.

If the secondary school leaving certificate submitted is not equivalent to an Austrian secondary school leaving certificate, or if there is no proof of sufficient knowledge of the German language, corresponding supplementary examinations must be taken before admission to the degree programme.

The supplementary examinations are prescribed in the admissions notice in order to establish equivalence on the basis of the submitted documents.

All supplementary examinations are taken at the University Preparation Programme of the Vienna Universities (VWU) that was established specifically for this purpose and where the relevant courses are to be attended before taking the examination(s). For this purpose, you will be admitted to the VWU as a non-degree student. As soon as you are admitted as a non-degree student to take the supplementary examination(s) for admission to Vetmeduni Vienna, the supplementary examination(s) are to be taken exclusively with the VWU. You must then provide proof of this by presenting a corresponding positive certificate from the supplementary examination.

After admission as a non-degree student to the University Preparation Programme of the Vienna Universities, other certificates will no longer be accepted!

https://oead.at/en/to-austria/university-preparation-programmes/

 

 

Master’s Programme in Comparative Biomedicine

All information about the admission procedure can be found here.

  • proof of general university entrance qualification (original document)
  • proof of additional and supplementary examinations, if applicable: Additional and supplementary examinations
  • passport or national identity card
  • proof of general university entrance qualification (original document) Proof of required documents
    • If the documents were not issued in German or in English,  a translation by a court-certified translator must be provided.  Legalisation requirements
    • Please note the legalisation and translation requirements regarding foreign documents in higher education. Legalisation requirements
  • proof of additional and supplementary examinations, if applicable Additional and supplementary examinations
  • passport or national identity card
  • proof of general university entrance qualification (original document)
    • With the certifications prescribed for the country of issue Legalisation requirements
    • If the documents were not issued in German or in English, a translation by a court-certified translator must be provided.
  • proof of additional and supplementary examinations, if applicable Additional and supplementary examinations
  • passport or national identity card

A requirement for admission to the Master’s Programme in Comparative Biomedicine in accordance with Section 64(5) of the Universities Act 2002 is completion of a relevant degree programme at a university or Fachhochschule (university of applied sciences) with a workload of at least 180 ECTS credit points.

  • Proof of completed studies (diploma, bachelor's certificate, award notice),
  • Proof of the examinations taken in the completed course of study (transcript, proof of success).

 

Interdisciplinary Master’s Programme in Human-Animal Interaction

All information about the admission procedure can be found here.

  • proof of general university entrance qualification (original document)
  • proof of additional and supplementary examinations, if applicable: Additional and supplementary examinations
  • passport or national identity card
  • proof of general university entrance qualification (original document) Proof of required documents
    • If the documents were not issued in German or in English,  a translation by a court-certified translator must be provided.  Legalisation requirements
    • Please note the legalisation and translation requirements regarding foreign documents in higher education. Legalisation requirements
  • proof of additional and supplementary examinations, if applicable Additional and supplementary examinations
  • passport or national identity card
  • proof of general university entrance qualification (original document)
    • With the certifications prescribed for the country of issue Legalisation requirements
    • If the documents were not issued in German or in English, a translation by a court-certified translator must be provided.
  • proof of additional and supplementary examinations, if applicable Additional and supplementary examinations
  • passport or national identity card

A requirement for admission to the Interdisciplinary Master’s Programme in Human-Animal Interactions in accordance with Section 64(5) of the Universities Act 2002 is completion of a related (bachelor’s) degree programme at a university or Fachhochschule (university of applied sciences) with a workload of at least 180 ECTS credit points (preferably in veterinary or human medicine, biology or agricultural sciences with a specialisation in zoology).

  • Proof of completed studies (diploma, bachelor's certificate, award notice),
  • Proof of the examinations taken in the completed course of study (transcript, proof of success).

 

Master’s Programme in Evolutionary Systems Biology

A requirement for admission to the Master’s Programme in Evolutionary Systems Biology in accordance with Section 64(5) of the Universities Act 2002 is completion of a related (bachelor’s) degree programme at a university or Fachhochschule (university of applied sciences) with a workload of at least 180 ECTS credit points

The Master’s Programme in Evolutionary Systems Biology is offered exclusively in English. The course requires knowledge of the English language at level B2 (Common European Framework of Reference).

Details on admission can be found on the website of the Master’s program in Evolutionary Systems Biology.


Master’s Programme in Wildlife Ecology and Wildlife Management

A requirement for admission to the Master’s Programme in Wildlife Ecology and Wildlife Management in accordance with Section 64(5) of the Universities Act 2002 is completion of a related (bachelor’s) degree programme at a university or Fachhochschule (university of applied sciences) with a workload of at least 180 ECTS credit points.

Admission to the Master’s Programme takes place at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna.