Admission procedures according to § 71b Universities Act 2002 - information on the admission procedures for the Academic Year 2018/2019

The first time admission for study programmes with selection procedures for the summer semester 2018 is possible only, if you have registered during the registration period for the academic year 2017/2018 or passed the admission test.

Dear prospective students!

According to the Universities Act 2002 the creation of multi-stage selection procedures for certain study programmes that are subject to particularly high levels of demand. These new selection procedures have come into force in the winter semester 2013/2014. That means that there is a limited number of places available on certain study programmes. The number of places available at each Austrian university is determined by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

Selection procedures will be carried out for the following study programmes at the University of Innsbruck for the academic year 2018/2019:


Field of study Max. number
of places available
 Max. number of places
according to the regulation
Bachelor's Programme Architecture 290 281 01.03. - 15.05.2018
Bachelor's Programme Biology 400 395 01.03. - 15.07.2018
Bachelor's Programme Computer Science 170 166 01.03. - 15.07.2018
Bachelor's Programme
Management and Economics
1,040 1,031 01.03. - 15.05.2018
Bachelor's Programme Pharmacy  280  278 01.03. - 15.07.2018
Diploma Programme International
Economic and Business Studies
450 387 01.03. - 15.05.2018



Further information about the payment of the handling fee to the amount of
€ 50.-- you will find in the University of Innsbruck
Announcement (University of Innsbruck Bulletin of 17th January 2018, Issue 10, No. 145) or
during the online registration.

If you are interested in studying one or more of these subjects, please make sure that you are aware of how the selection procedure works.

Applicants with disabilities can contact the University of Innsbruck's Office for the Disabled for alternative examination methods (

If you are interested in the Teacher Training Programme in Movement and Sports or the Bachelor‘s Programme in Sports Management, please visit the website of the Institute for Sports Science for more information. These study programmes have been subject to selection procedures in the past.

If you are interested in the Bachelor’s or Master’s Programme Psychology, please click here. These study programmes have been subject to selection procedures in the past.

Click here for information about admission to study programmes without selection procedures.

If you have any questions about selection procedures at the University of Innsbruck, please send an e-mail to