Please note: The official language of instruction for all degree programmes at FH Vorarlberg is German. A few courses are also offered in English.
The bachelor's degree programme in Computer Science – Software and Information Engineering at Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (FH Vorarlberg) is a university degree programme and the following qualifications and skills are prerequisites to admission:
All applicants for a regular degree programme are required to have a language level competence of at least B2 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) in German and English.
about the admission requirements including language policy: Apply now.
As a graduate of a higher vocational school (HTL - Höhere Technische Lehranstalt (Technical College), HAK – Handelsakademie (Commercial College), some courses can be counted on a case-by-case basis during your degree programme. With the successful completion of a relevant programme at a technical college (HTL), entry beginning at the 2. semester is also possible – if academic performance was exceptional, entry at the 3. semester may even be an option. Details on this procedure can be obtained by contacting the programme director.
Proof of higher education at an institution in another country need to be legalised. Guidelines for legalisation and translation can be found under International.
If you have submitted documents to Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (FH Vorarlberg) and there is any doubt about the authenticity of these or the documents are not sufficient for a decision to be made about whether the entrance requirements are met, FH Vorarlberg reserves the right to charge a deposit of EUR 250.00.
If the verification has shown the authenticity and accuracy of the documents and you meet the admission requirements, the deposit will be refunded to you. Bank charges and fees are at your expense. Please provide us with the bank details (bank, account owner, BIC, IBAN) to which the refund should be made, otherwise the transfer can be made back to the account from which the amount was transferred.
It may also be necessary for you to send the original documents (or certified copies of these) to FH Vorarlberg before you will be included in the admission procedure. It is therefore in your interests to apply early.
Important for applicants from third-party states (outside of the EU and the EEA, with the exception of Switzerland): the final application date is March 1st! The duration for applying and obtaining a visa and/or residence permit may vary by country of origin. We recommend that you inform yourself as soon as possible.