You would like to study in Austria and learn German? Find out which language skills you will need and how you can acquire them!

ActiLingua Studenten beim Deutsch lernen

Everyone knows that foreign languages are more important than ever, because they open up new opportunities. Language knowledge provides an inside into new countries and cultures. Furthermore, it provides better career opportunities and a solid foundation for a successful future.

Naturally, the best way to learn the language is to live in the respective country. Whether it is about improving your German or starting from scratch – in Austria you can speak German every day, quickly improving your language skills!

Studying in Austria

If you are planning on attending university soon, why not study in Austria? You have a choice of many universities and universities of applied sciences in different cities, which will provide you with a very good education.

Universität Wien

The University of Vienna is the best-known university in Austria. It was founded 650 years ago, making it the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the oldest universities in Europe. About 93,000 students attend the University of Vienna, which offers more than 180 degree programmes.

Which German language skills will I need?

To study in Austria, you need proof of sufficient knowledge of German. Therefore, you need an OSD University entrance certificate Mittelstufe (B2) or Oberstufe (C1). You can take these exams during our “University Preparation + Placement” course. In addition, we will offer specific exam preparation and help you with your choice of study programme and university.


In case you are already decided on your degree programme and study location, we offer support in submitting your application to your chosen Austrian university. You are now ready to embark on your study adventure. During this time, you will not only tremendously improve your German language skills, but also develop friendships and relationships for life.