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The University of Nottingham has an estimated 40 students from Austria studying at our UK Campuses, based on 2012/13 data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

If you want to know what studying at Nottingham is really like, our International Student Life blog is a must-read. Whether they’re writing about societies and support groups, applications and accommodation or shopping and sight-seeing, our international students, from a range of countries around the world, are here to help both current and future students get the most out of your time here throughout your Nottingham journey.

Please note that to study at Nottingham, you will need to demonstrate a required level of English language proficiency. The University considers a number of English language qualifications for admission.

Below is an approximate guide to entry requirements for students from Austria for admission to The University of Nottingham at the following levels.

  • Foundation

    Applicants from Austria are normally not required to complete a foundation course.

    For further information about our foundation options, please visit our undergraduate prospectus.

    Find out how to apply


  • Undergraduate

    Reifeprüfungzeugnis or Matura/Maturazeugnis with an overall average mark ranging between 1.3 for the most competitive courses and 2.5 for the least competitive courses. You may also be asked to achieve a certain score (e.g. 2) in specific subjects.

    A typical Reifeprüfungzeugnis or Matura requirement for a course with a BBB A level entry requirement is an overall average grade of 2.

    Students taking A levels or the IB should refer to the online undergraduate prospectus for entry requirements.

    Students taking APs or SATIIs should refer to entry requirements for the USA.

    Find out how to apply


  • Masters

    Typical minimum requirements from Austrian universities are an average grade of at least 3 to 2 depending on the course applied for.

    A Diplomstudium / Magister degree will be considered for masters entry as well.

    A Fachhochschuldiplom or Diplom from a Fachhochschule may in some cases be considered only if high grades have been attained.

    For more information, please see our postgraduate prospectus.

    Find out how to apply


  • PhD & research

    A masters (Diplomstudium/Magister) and bachelors from a recognised university are usually required for PhD entry.

    Exceptional students may be considered for PhD entry without a masters qualification.

    Typical minimum grade requirements from Austrian universities are an overall average of 3 to 2.

    For all research degrees, we recommend that you make initial enquiries with a potential supervisor or the relevant University of Nottingham school / department before applying.  A research proposal is required when submitting your application. 

    For more information, please see our postgraduate prospectus.

    Find out how to apply


The University of Nottingham has an extensive scholarship portfolio, which aims to reward excellence and promote diversity among our student body. Below are a number of our scholarships for students from Austria.

Details of all of our available scholarships

The University of Nottingham also works with a wide-range of external funding agencies, who offer scholarships. Please visit our External sources of funding page for more information.

Staff from The University of Nottingham make regular visits to countries around the world. Come along and meet us, and we'll be happy to discuss any questions you have about living and studying in Nottingham.

Details of upcoming visits.

For further contact details, please see our International Office Contacts page .

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Our International Officer for Austria is Isabella Simms.

Use our online enquiry form to make an enquiry about studying at the University.

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