This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: University of Vienna.
First degree/qualification: Diplom or Magister (4-5 years); specialized degrees (5-7 years). Since 2002 bakkalaureus (3 years); master, diplom ingenieur (1.5-2 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 2.5/5.0.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree.
Documents required: Certificate of study results (Nachweis über den Studienerfolg) and examination certificates (Zeugnisse). All documents in German and English.
Description: Instituted 1365, one of the old, classical, and comprehensive universities in Europe. Older degree program usually divided into two segments with examinations at the end of each: the first Diplomprüfung and the second Diplomprüfung. Thesis (Arbeit) is required prior to end of second segment. Usual admission requirement is the maturity certificate (Reifeprüfungszeugnis or Reifezeugnis) (12-13 years of education).
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The following verbal mentions summarize a student's overall performance: Mit Auszeichnung bestanden (pass with distinction), bestanden (pass), nicht bestanden (not passed).
Language of instruction: German.
- Doktor: 1-2 years minimum after first degree in related field of study; by coursework, dissertation and examination.
Last updated: May 09, 2005