Pre College Program - Technical and Business Studies

English | 2 Semesters

The Pre-College Program – Technical and Business Studies (operated by Technikum Wien Academy) offers a possibility for international students to acquire necessary entrance requirements competences to apply for Bachelor studies at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien in Vienna or other Austrian universities according to their admission requirements. The completion of the program will not guarantee admission to the degree programs offered at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien but will prepare participants in content areas necessary for the placement test for admission to one of the Bachelor programs that includes problems from these fields of knowledge: English, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science*, Business Administration and Accounting*, Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and German. *Computer Science and Business Administration and Accounting are the two options of the elective technical/economic module.

After the completion of the PCP all necessary requirements for admission to a Bachelor Program at an Austrian Institution of Higher Education must be fulfilled. For details please refer to OeAD: www.studyinaustria.at In certain cases supplementary examinations have to be taken. At the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien these supplementary examinations are taken as part of the Pre College Program.

Hard Facts

Capacity
60
Language of instruction
English
Fees in EUR
Pre College Program (1 years): 7.900,-
Duration
2 Semesters
Start
October 2022

Our Program

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Target Group

International students who are interested in studies in technical fields and need to take supplementary courses to apply for one of UAS Technikum Wien´s Bachelor or Master Programs. Students who want to improve their English skills for a Bachelor or Master Program are warmly welcomed.

Students who have already some English language skills, we recommend this one-year program at UAS Technikum Wien.

Plan of Teaching

English, German and Mathematic classes including tutorials in all subjects and accompanied with working experience in labs.

English, Physics, Computer Science, Mechanic Engineering and Electrical Engineering including tutorials in all subjects and accompanied with working experience in labs.

Teaching Content

The courses of the Pre College Program TBE are designed to convey a solid knowledge of English language and a basic knowledge of German, as well as to give insight in mathematical, physical or technical fields including special training in Technical English skills.

To cover the goals tutorials accompany all language courses for practical language use and all natural-scientific courses like Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanic Engineering and Computer Science. The technical courses are taught in a dual mode: the students learn technical language skills together with practical use by working in laboratories.

Admission Requirements
Pre College Program Extended

Step 1:

Completed Application Form
Motivation Letter and CV in German or English
Valid upper secondary school leaving certificate
Proven competence in German A2 (in exceptional cases: can be acquired during PCP)
Basic knowledge of English
Originals and translations of all documents into German or English certified by a notary
Original German and/or English documents are accepted
Valid visa for Austria before the start of the program

Step 2:

Entrance Examination
Personal Interview via Skype
Written Tests Mathematics, Physics
Written and oral Tests German, English

After the completion of the PCP all necessary requirements for admission to a Bachelor Program at an Austrian Institution of Higher Education must be fulfilled.
For details please refer to OeAD www.studyinaustria.at. In certain cases supplementary examinations have to be taken.
At the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien these supplementary examinations are taken as part of the Pre College Program.

Your advantages in Austria

  • Intensive level of language and specialist education
  • Additional qualification by acquiring an internationally recognized language certificate
  • The best way to prepare for the admission process and the course of study
  • “Accompanied” familiarization with Austrian culture – support during the “acclimatization phase” in Vienna and during completion of all necessary formalities
  • Social Activities (Schönbrunn, Wachau, …)
  • Students have the possibility to meet people and to forge friendships / build student network

Your Technikum Wien Academy

  • Location: Vienna
  • One of the safest cities with the highest level of living standard in the world
  • Well-developed public transport system
  • Centre of music, culture, history, technology and science over centuries
  • Number 1 University of Applied Sciences with a Technical focus in Austria
  • Largest technical University of Applied Sciences in Austria
  • Experienced in welcoming international students

Contact

Program Director

FH-Prof. Ing. Mag. Dr. Gerd Krizek
Head of International Programs
Tel.: +43 1 333 40 77 – 8198
pcp@technikum-wien.at

Administration Assistance:

Mag. Simone Faxa
Administration Pre College Program
Tel.: +43 1 333 40 77 – 5479
faxa@technikum-wien.at

Hsiu-Yen Wu
Administration Pre College Program
Tel.: +43 1 333 40 77 – 8238
hsiu-yen.wu@technikum-wien.at

Mag. Christina Karafiat-Seitz
Administration Pre College Program
christina.karafiat-seitz@technikum-wien.at