How do I enrol?

Step 1 - onlinePREREGISTRATION

  • For all persons with an EU university entrance qualification or equivalent, who wish to start studying for the first time,
  • applicants with foreign university entrance qualifications or degree and a letter of acceptance from the Vice Rector of Educational Affairs
  • Those interested in a non-degree programme (just visiting individual lectures),
  • Participants in university non-degree courses
  • Students from other Austrian universities who wish to visit lectures for the first time

Tutorial online pre-registration process

Step 2Personal Enrollment

The following documents in their original form are required for personal enrollment:

  • Valid  passport or ID-Card
  • University entrance qualifications (or proof of the right to  study the chosen subject)
  • Certificate of additional examinations (if required for the chosen course)
  • Letter of acceptance (If obtained)
  • Certificate of change of name (unless the names are not the same on all certificates, e.g. marriage certificate)
  • Certificates of transfer if transferring from another Austrian university
  • Matriculation number from another Austrian university or a university of applied sciences (if available)
  • Social insurance number if insured in Austria (social insurance card, health insurance certificate)


Tuition fees: are only payable only after enrollment. Admission to the course becomes legally effective on  receipt of tuition fees.

Starting your Studies
After personal enrollment, the following contacts are recommended:

  • First semester student counselling & tutors, Austrian national union of students: enquire about opening times at the ÖH Consulting Centre.
  • Orientation courses & orientation phase: are generally offered in the first teaching week of the winter semester.
  • University Library (UB) www.uni-salzburg.at/bibliothek    Borrowing rights and introduction to use of the lending system.