Registering for a Master's Degree

Please bring the originals of the following documents:

  • Passport or birth certificate/proof of citizenship combined with an ID-card
  • CV (incl. photo)
  • High-school diploma or equivalent certificate including all elected subjects and obtained grades
  • Bachelor diploma and bachelor transcript from an acknowledged technical university
  • If transferring from another Austrian university, you will also need to bring: Confirmation of Withdrawal and Record of Studies
  • Application for recognition of equivalence (signed)
  • Application for admission (signed)
  • For master's degrees held in English: IELTS (minimum 6 points) or TOEFL ibt (minimum 80 points) or TOEFL pbt (minimum 550 points)
  • For master's degrees held in German: ÖSD certificate or Goethe-Institut's Certificate (A2)

It is recommended to fill the applications electronically.

1.) Check if your documents need an authentication:
Ministry of Education: Authentication

The Austrian authority in charge is the Austrian Embassy.

Authentication by Apostille

2.) Foreign Documents need to be translated into German or English by a certified translator, and legally certified.

3.) The completely filled application for admission and all above mentioned documents need to be sent to the following address:

Admission Office

Franz Josef-Straße 18

8700 Leoben

Applicants for master's programmes held in German have to submit a proof of German language proficiency at least at level A2 at the time of applying. We accept the following certificates: Goethe Institution A2 / ÖSD-Certificate A2

Certificates may not be older than 2 years.  

If your proficiency in German has not yet reached a sufficient standard, then you can register at Montanuniversität as a non-degree student until you are able to document German language competence at the required level. Find more information here.

1.) To ease the admission process, make sure you pre-register.

2.) Once you show evidence of the above mentioned documents at the Registrar's Office (first floor, main building) you will receive registration folder and a form, which you will need to fill in in order to complete your admission. You will initially be enrolled for a bachelor's degree. Once the responsible professor and the Dean have examined your documents and agreed that you shall be enrolled, can you begin your master's degree, and re-enroll yourself.

3.)  The students' union membership fee [ÖH-Beitrag] (EUR 20.20 per semester as of 2019/20) needs to be paid as quickly as possible. You can take your account data from the payment order you receive after registration.

You must use your reference number for the payment to be made!

Admission-B:

To complete your registration successfully the students’ union membership fee and the course fee for the University Preparation Program have to be paid immediately. You can take your account data from the payment order you receive after registration.

It is necessary to use your reference number for the payment to be made!

After matriculation at the Registrar’s Office it is important to register for the University Preparation Program at the OeAD Regional Office as well. There you receive your second payment order. The confirmation of payment for the University Preparation Program has to be shown to the responsible person of OeAD Regional Office.

4.) Once the transaction has gone through (2-3 working days), you can sign into your MU-Online account and sign-up for classes. For the first access to your MU-Online account, you will need the pin code given to you at registration.

Admission-B:

After receipt of the students’ union membership fee and the course fee for the University Preparation Program (approximately 2 – 3 working days) it is possible to activate your account. For your first registration for MU-Online the pin code is required, which you receive during registration.

This pin is only valid for 7 days!

If your pin has expired, you can get a new one from the Registrar`s Office. A manual on how to do this can be found in the userguide.