School Education in Austria

Public schools and colleges


The VIA Service team helps high school students from non-EU countries to continue their studies in an Austrian school and gymnasium in order to be prepared for a European or any international University.

For families who would like to take their first steps towards immigration to Austria or / and prepare their children for higher education in Austria and in Europe as a whole.

School Education



10 study places (9th year of study) for foreign students in an upper level secondary school are  available 

for the academic year 2019/20


Duration of study: 4 years

Language of instruction: German

The programme of study: pre-university level;

the high level of the general education school with in-depth study of basic subjects, like Latin, the third foreign language, and communication techniques.

Completion of the program: examination and European matriculation certificate.

For whom? 

The program is ideal for schoolchildren – future students who are able to withstand entrance examinations of enrollment in universities to continue their studies in medicine, jurisprudence, biology and other highly sought after specialties in Austria.



  • completed min. 8-year education (14 to 16 years old)
  • general knowledge – above average (marks 1 and/ or 2))
  • knowledge of the German language at the beginning of the school year – level A2
  • strong motivation to study


Entry procedure  

For questions:

training programs and living conditions,

the side expenses of moving and getting the residence permit of the student, please contact: 

Documents required at enquiry stage

  • Full name of applicant,
  • Copy of applicant’s passport
  • Copy of applicant’s birth certificate with German translation
  • Copies of applicant’s latest school reports with German translation
  • Applicant’s German language qualification
  • Applicant’s contact data

Application for a place of study

Application for a place in´a dormitory (single or double bed room)

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