Study in Austria

Study in Austria for Pakistani students

You will get the feeling that you have traveled back in time if you stroll through the streets of any Austrian city; it is like being in a fairy tale. Austria has a distinct charm that leaves every tourist in awe of its splendor. In addition to taking in all of Austria's natural splendor, studying there will allow you to attend one of the top colleges in the world for academic pursuits.

Being in one of the safest nations in the world and having a great standard of living is just one of the many benefits of studying and living in Austria.

If you ever go to any of Austria's main cities' varied social events, you can learn about the amazing history and culture that the country has to offer. Everything is available, including concerts, theater plays, art exhibits, and the well-known balls.

For those who are passionate about outdoor sports, Austria is the ideal place. The Austrian Alps provide an ideal environment for climbing, hiking, and skiing.

Austrian universities, as well as Austrian cities, have a high multicultural environment; so it is easy for foreign students to adjust here. Study degrees are either research-focused or they include practical exercises in order to develop your problem-based learning skills. Austrian universities partner with many of the local research centres that conduct projects in quantum physics, biomedicine, nanotechnologies, communications, and environmental technologies.

Why study in Austria?

1. It's super affordable and in some cases free
Public universities in Austria are free for all EU and EEA citizens; international students only pay around 1,500 EUR per academic year. At universities of applied sciences (UAS), tuition rates vary between 365 and 7,500 EUR depending on the study programme and your nationality.

2. You'll live in a safe and secure environment
Austria is one of the safest countries in the world, enjoying a low crime rate and a high standard of living and social security. In a world full of political and military tensions, armed conflicts, and violent protests, you won't have many worries while living in Austria.

3. High quality of life
If you choose Austria, you'll have the opportunity to study and live in Vienna, which has been ranked as the city with the highest quality of life for 10 years in a row! Everything from transport to accommodation, from student services to administrative support, from salaries to job outlook is excellent.

4. Austria is an artistic and cultural hub
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Schubert, Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt — do we need to say more? Austria also has a long list of museums and galleries which are a must-see for any visitor.

5. There's a sport for everybody
If you're into sports, you should feel right at home in Austria. There's something for everybody! And if you haven't found your preferred activity, don't give up. You can choose from football, alpine skiing, hockey, swimming, mountain-biking, etc.

Universities and colleges to attend in Austria

Austria is home to over 50 higher educational institutions, divided as follows:

🔶22 public universities (including research universities and universities of arts)
🔶21 universities of applied sciences
🔶13 private universities

Scholarships for international students

✓ The Austrian universities offer different scholarship opportunities to Pakistani and International students. But these scholarships are offered on the basis of your country’s origin and the degree level of your studies. These scholarships are funded by the government and different higher education institutions to undergraduates, graduates, postgraduates, P.hD. students, and researchers.

Part-time work allowed during studies

✓ During a study in Austria, students can apply for work to accommodate their expenses. They are required to provide an employment permit. This employment permit allows them to work up to 20 hours a week.

IELTS not required for Master degree programs

✓ IELTS isn’t required to study in most of the universities in Austria for Master’s degree programs. Austrian universities offer with and without IELTS study programs. This doesn’t mean you can study in Austrian universities without any other English proficiency tests such as TOEFL, PTE, CAE, CPE, etc. To study in Austria a German language proficiency certificate or diploma is mandatory.

Documents for Admission

The following documents are required to apply for an Austrian study visa from Pakistan:

✓ Applicants passport photocopy or CNIC photocopy
✓ An equivalence certificate of either higher secondary, bachelor, or master’s
✓ Applicants’ transcript from the previous school year
✓ The completely filled application form for admission
✓ The registration form for admission
✓ The identification documents of student
✓ Passport size photographs
✓ No objection certificate for the continuation of studies
✓ Paid tuition fee receipt for the semester
✓ Evidence that you can cope with entire costs of stay
✓ The most important thing to be kept in mind is that all of these forms and applications must be filled in the German language.

Admission Process

The higher education system of Austria is of top quality. About 87,000 international students are studying in Austria’s top seven universities. These top universities are globally ranked. You can be one of these students if you wish to study in Austria. The requirement of study in Austria is quite simple. Following are the steps to follow:

✓ You must check the application deadlines before applying them in any course. Because your documents must arrive before the closing dates.
✓ The application form is downloadable from your chosen institute or that institute can mail it to you or check they are taking online application
✓ You must have a photocopy of your passport or a photocopy of your National Identity Card.
✓ Your educational certificates are mandatory. High school certificate for bachelor and bachelor certificate for master’s studies.
✓ Certificate of English language proficiency issued by your prior institute
✓ Your funding evidence to cover all the costs.
✓ After submitting the application form wait for the acceptance letter from the university you wish to be enrolled at. You will receive it by email or post.
✓ Follow the enrollment process by submitting the original documents, paying the tuition fee, confirming your spot, and get your student ID.
✓ After completing the above procedure, Now apply for a visa.

Austrian Universities where Pakistani students can take admission

Here is the list of the universities that offer free study in Austria: –

✓ Vienna University, a public university located in Vienna, Austria.
✓ The University of Graz, the second largest and oldest university in Graz, Austria.
✓ The University of Innsbruck, a public, third-largest, and oldest university located in Innsbruck, Austria.
✓ Anton Bruckner University, a private arts University located in Linz, Austria.
✓ Salzburg University, located in Salzburg, Austria.

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