Modul University Vienna

Number of students
4750€ - 6166€
Semester Tuition Fees
Ø monthly cost of living
Scholarships available
November 08, June 11
Application Deadline
Student - staff ratio
Nations represented

Offered Programs

We look forward to a large number of interesting and impressive applications via our online application tool here at RocApply.

The examination of the incoming application documents is carried out personally and individually by the Admissions Office. We are also happy to provide information about the respective documents that are necessary for submission.

Please inform yourself first about the application process online. Every applicant will be contacted.

4 steps to a successful application

Select the study program and prepare your documents (certificates, etc.).

You will be asked to upload all application documents one after the other and to enter personal data relevant to the application.

If all the necessary documents and data are recorded in the system, the application can be sent.

Qualified applicants will be contacted personally by the admissions office and invited to an application interview.

Please note: we ask for your understanding that only complete and qualified applicants will be contacted by the admissions office. If documents or information are missing, insufficiently made available or the admission criteria of the respective study program are not met, the application will not be processed further.

Application Requirements

Details on the admission criteria can be found in English here:

For Undergraduate Applications,

Apply using RocApply's online application tool.

Fill in all required fields and be prepared to upload the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae or Resume
  • Letter of motivation (description of reasons for applying to MODUL University Vienna)
  • Academic qualification to enter the study program (high school certificate including transcripts)
  • Proof of English proficiency level B2
  • Copy of passport
  • Passport-sized photograph
  • One letter of recommendation (from academic sources)

For Graduate Applications,

Apply using RocApply's online application tool.

Fill in all required fields and be prepared to upload the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation (description of reasons for applying to MODUL University Vienna)
  • Academic qualification to enter the study program (university degree including transcripts!)
  • Proof of English proficiency level C1 (for detailed information please visit the FAQ section)
  • Copy of passport
  • Passport-sized photograph
  • Two letters of recommendation (from academic sources)
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience (for MBA applicants)

English Language Requirements

The following are the accepted test of English exams and scores required by the university.

TOEFL - Internet-Based Test 88 points

IELTS - band score 6.5 (no sub-score under 6.0)

Cambridge Certificate (Certificate of Advanced English) -from Grade C (a min. of 180 points)

Pearson Academic – min. 75 points

Duolingo English Proficiency Test – min. 112 points

Modul University Admissions English Entrance Exam

Other proof of C1 level proficiency e.g. at least 2 years of secondary or higher education in English (assessed case by case)

For Post-graduate Applications,

Apply using RocApply's online application tool!

Fill in all required fields and be prepared to upload the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation Statement
  • Statement of Research and Career Interest*
  • Bachelor (3-year) and Master (2-year) diploma
  • Bachelor and Master Transcripts including supplements
  • English proficiency test or other proof for non-native speakers,
  • One example of a research publication or report (optional)
  • Copy of passport
  • Passport Photos
  • Two letters of recommendation from academic sources

Select your Degree

Application Requirements for Bachelors:

  • A-Level Certificate
  • Language Documents (Where Applicable)

Select your field of study for Bachelors

Select your Bachelor program

Tuition and Scholarships at Modul University Vienna

Due to the status of a private university, semester fees are due for each study program that are higher than for public universities.

The MU tuition fee per semester depends on the type of course and whether you are eligible for exemption. In addition to MU-specific exemptions and variable scholarships, there are more opportunities for external funding.

Installments or payments should be made each semester before the beginning of every semester. Each admitted student will receive a separate payment plan and admission document, which will apply for potential scholarships and waivers.

Pay your first educational expense following being accepted, ensure your position, and pay the academic fees and even enjoy early payment benefits.

The tuition fee only covers the cost of academic learning excluding housing and academic study facilities. For Non-EU students who will require a visa to come to Austria, Only after the first payment is received in full, the university can issue the documents required to obtain a student visa.

Apply early and save on tuition fees. Please refer to your course tuition page and benefit from the university's discount, and also find out about scholarships and early bird bonuses.

Tuition Reduction, Discounts, and Waivers

Early Bird Discounts:

We recommend using MU’s early payment discount to save on tuition fees and secure your place at the university. You can save up to a year of rent in a student residence based on your chosen study plan!

To qualify for an early payment waiver, please make sure to apply before mid-June of the fall semester and mid-November of the spring semester to allow enough time for the admission process.

Please note that the advance payment discount is applied only once and is deducted from the second term payment.

Austrian High School Graduates:

Candidates who will graduate or graduate from an Austrian high school will receive a tuition fee discount of EUR 10,000 for the three-year undergraduate program and EUR 15,000 for the four-year undergraduate program.

Discounts on Merit

The Admissions Committee can provide up to EUR 5,000 for excellent candidates with great academic promise. This grant is determined by the admissions committee and no additional application is required.

Siblings Discounts

Siblings of current MU students and Siblings who apply during the same application cycle are eligible to receive 20% off the total tuition fees from the university. This discount is given regardless of the study program and can be added with other scholarships or waivers.

Alumni Discounts

Students who complete their bachelor's education at MU, are eligible to receive a tuition discount for the entire duration of their graduate or post-graduate programs at the university.

Scholarships and Funding

High Achievers Scholarships

The Admissions Committee can reduce the total tuition fee of EUR 16,000for outstanding candidates, and make a decision based on previous educational performance, motivation and overall impression, work experience, interview performance, and academic ability. Applicants for all MBA programs will automatically receive the "High Achiever Scholarship".

Ph.D. Scholarships

Modul University strives to transfer knowledge and introduce new colleagues to the world of academic science. We want to encourage the options of future generations with innovative research conducted by young academics that meet the needs of the economy and society of future generations. Prospective subjects refer to the research focuses of our interdisciplinary faculty with an immediate application to the needs of industry and society. The subjects span the spectrum from the social to the individual level and fill the gap between various scientific fields such as economics and business, social and political sciences, and psychology.

Therefore, doctoral candidates who submit a research proposal on one of the following subjects can also apply for a scholarship. Successful applicants will be awarded a substantial discount or even a scholarship of up to 50% of their tuition fee of € 45,000.

Merit Scholarships

Based on academic achievements and extra-curricular participation, Modul University provides outstanding scholarships to students in all courses through the Ministry of Science, Research and Economy. According to StudFG in Austria, there are two types of merit scholarships: "Leistungsstipendium" and "Förderstipendium". Academic excellence scholarships (Leistungsstipendium) are available for outstanding students, and research support scholarships (Förderstipendium) are available to cover dissertation-related research costs for outstanding students.

Valedictorian Award

This scholarship is awarded to the student with the highest academic performance among all graduates (from all undergraduate programs) in a given academic year.

Hope Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students who contribute to the achievement of the university's sustainable development goals. Two types of practice are considered: articles and research proposals and project proposals. Ideally, the implementation should cover all three sustainability pillars, addressing relevant environmental, social, and economic issues.

Cost of living at Modul University Vienna

150 - 300 Euro / month
250 Euro / month
Cost of living
150 Euro / month
Free, the University offers shuttles

About Modul University Vienna

Modul University in Vienna is an international private university located in Austria, affiliated with the Vienna Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the largest private educational institution in Austria.

The university campus is located in Kahlenberg and the scenic hills offer stunning views of the Austrian capital. The Modul brand represents over 100 years of delivering excellent education.

MODUL Tourism Academy was founded in 1908 and is a vocational training school with the longest history of tourism and hotel management in the world.

Since 2007, the University of Modul in Vienna has been active in the fields of international management, new media technology, public administration, and sustainable development, hospitality, tourism, and hospitality management.

The name Modul stands for a long tradition in tourism and hospitality management. For more than 100 years, the Modul tourism schools, the second oldest existing tourism school in the world, have offered excellent training in these disciplines. Since 2007 the Modul University Vienna has concentrated on the further development of contemporary and international study programs.

The international university is the only Austrian private university to offer comprehensive business studies in English. Overall, the University of Vienna module offers various bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in the fields of international economics, tourism, sustainable development, new media technology, and public governance. Both our students and the faculty have international roots and broaden horizons with different perspectives.

The research and education program of the Modul University in Vienna focuses on future strategies that can meet the needs and prosperity of current and future generations.

The university combines the needs of sustainable economic development and related strategies to provide answers to economic, environmental, and social issues.

The private campus of the Modul University is located in the north of Vienna, on Kahlenberg in the 19th district of Vienna. The unique location offers a spectacular view of the capital of Austria, and the natural surroundings around the campus also serve as a place to relax for breaks. It can be easily reached by public and private transport.

Students from more than 70 different countries are currently attending various study programs at the private university.

The courses meet strict admission guidelines, are internationally recognized, and are all held in English. It is possible to study on campus in Vienna or online from another country.


The Student Services and Career Center (SSCC) intends to upgrade the student experience at Modul University in Vienna by giving a wide scope of help administrations to all students in a warm and neighborly climate.

Visa Requirement

You may need a visa and/or a residence permit to enter Austria and study at Modul University. Please note that detailed requirements for a visa and/or residence permit depending on the country in which you are a national. It is therefore very important that you consult the relevant authorities in Austria and/or your country to find out the rules and procedures that apply to you in your particular situation. For more information, please visit our Study Abroad page in Austria.

Student Clubs

As a new student in Vienna, you will not be bored or want activities to partake in, Modul University has so many student clubs that cater to different interests. In your first few weeks on campus, there is a student life fair where different club representatives are on hand for students to sign up. There are over 30 clubs or societies in MU, they include, Chess Club, Digital Media Club, Entrepreneur Club, News Club, Basketball Clubs, Wine Society, Social Club, and more. Students with similar interests or likes can come together and form their club under the university’s approval.

 Student Ambassador’s Scheme

The Modul University of Vienna offers students the opportunity to participate in the "Student Ambassador Program". The program aims to enable motivated students to participate in university marketing and recruitment activities. Selected students will not only help the Marketing and Recruitment (M&R) team stimulate the development of Modul University, but will also collect valuable work experience in marketing and sales.

Sustainability and Green Campus

Modul University in Vienna takes an integrated approach to sustainable development and therefore seeks to balance the economic, social, and environmental aspects of sustainable development. Natural and social maintainability is the center standards of the Modul University of Vienna, which perceive and receive a desperately required advancement system that addresses the issues of today and improves the prosperity of people in the future.

Sustainability speaks to a vital piece of the educational plan and examination plan and is likewise reflected in the day by day work measures. How the university works limits ecological dangers and negative effects on the climate.

Why Study at Modul University Vienna

Internationally Accredited

Highly regarded and internationally accredited, the university certification is world class, hence chances of internship recognition and employment after successful graduation are high.

Modern Infrastructure

Modern style and design campus with 21st century infrastructure and facilities. Students can immerse into a healthy learning environment offered by the institute.

International Study Environment

A largely diversified, friendly and united racial environment (students from over 50 countries), hence new students can easily assimilate and feel at home

Competent Staff

The institution has a diverse group of lecturers with substantial experience, having worked with respected international organizations worldwide.

Accommodation Modul University Vienna

On Campus Accomodation at Modul University Vienna

MU students live in private and university-organized accommodation. Like most other Austrian universities, MU does not have its own dormitory, instead, the university signed a contract with local private student accommodation providers in the area.

Modul University has partnered with three local private student accommodation providers to offer dormitory housing to its students - Wihast, Base 19, and The Fizz.

RocApply will assist you with all matters concerning housing in Vienna, for Modul students who have been recently been accepted, we advise that you book your accommodation early enough as spots are given on a first-come, first-serve system for all students. Dormitory rooms in any of the 3 facilities are provided for students who have reserved them prior.

Wihast is a Viennese student housing provider with dormitories distributed around the city. Module students only stay in the complex in the 20th district zone which is the closest to MU’s main campus. The rooms are a spacious double unit with a kitchen, bathroom, and a common space. All rooms are well furnished for student life.

Base 19 is another accommodation partner with MU situated in Vienna, in the 19th region, in a similar locale as Modul. Thus, it is strategically placed, and furthermore has an immediate association with the central part of Vienna.

Located in the 20th district of Vienna. Thanks to the ideal location between the Danube River and the Danube Canal, water and nature are always close by.

The location also provides excellent connections to local public transport networks and neighboring areas.

The cost for any of these housing options provided ranges between €305 to €465, paid monthly to the facility. This payment also mostly includes amenities like electricity, water, cooling, heating, cable TV, and wireless internet connection. All dormitories are well maintained and have proper security for 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Off Campus Accomodation at Modul University Vienna

Not all Modul students live in hostels provided by the university. Many people choose to live in private apartments or other student residences throughout the city.

Many MU students also live in student accommodation institutions such as The Student Hotel or Milestone.

About Vienna

Vienna - a city to live and study in

Vienna was recently named the best city for students in Central Europe. In total there are almost 190,000 students in Vienna, which is even more than in the German capital Berlin.

To be able to estimate the relations: every 9th Viennese is a student! And the city also has a lot to offer students: lots of discounts for students, exciting nightlife, well-connected public transport and concerts of the highest artistic level.

History, economy, environmental awareness, culture, and cosmopolitanism come together in Vienna.

The Austrian capital is located in the heart of Europe and is therefore also a good starting point for interesting weekend trips for its students. Prague, Rome, Venice, Paris, Zurich and many other world cities are only a few hours away by car or train. The international airport in Vienna is connected worldwide and also easily accessible by public transport.

In addition, the multicultural metropolis of 1.9 million people offers an excellent public transport network and infrastructure. Europe's music capital not only offers cultural and historical highlights but is also a modern, cosmopolitan city.

Also, Vienna offers its residents many green spaces such as parks, forests, and attractive bike paths and has been voted the "greenest city" in the world.

Between 2009 and 2020, Vienna has been repeatedly named the city with the highest quality of life in the world. Austria's capital has successfully defended its top position in the international Mercer study, which compares the quality of life in different cities.

Modul University in Vienna helps its students to find suitable accommodation in Vienna for the time of their studies. We have been working with excellent student residences for years and are happy to arrange rooms here.

Students are also free to choose their private accommodation around the city.

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