Specific admission requirements

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:

  • General university entrance qualification:
    • Austrian secondary-school leaving certificate ("Reifeprüfungszeugnis") or certificate of the TVE Diploma Examination for leavers of the apprenticeship training and VET schools (“Berufsreifeprüfungszeugnis”) or
    • University entrance qualification certificate for the respective University of Applied Sciences degree programme (“Studienberechtigungsprüfung”) or
    • An equivalent certificate from another country (e.g. Abitur) or 
    • Proof of successful completion of at least three years' study at a recognized domestic or foreign post-secondary education institution or 
  • Relevant professional qualifications:
    • Completion of relevant school and apprenticeship with additional examinations for Computer Sciences or
    • Completion of relevant secondary education vocational school with additional examinations for Computer Sciences or
    • German subject-specific university of applied sciences entrance qualification with additional examinations for Computer Sciences.

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.

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