University Preparation Programme

The University Preparation Programme at Montanuniversität Leoben offers you the chance to prepare for supplementary examinations in German or English as well as for supplementary examinations for the subjects Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Descriptive Geometry. You can take the corresponding supplementary exams as part of this programme or also independently. If you pass these exams, you will be well prepared for your studies at Montanuniversität Leoben.

You can complete the University Preparation Programme within 3 semesters. It always starts in the winter semester. If no supplementary exams for languages are required and you only have to take supplementary examinations in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and/or Descriptive Geometry, you can complete the programme within 1 to 2 semesters. The exact duration depends on the number of subjects at the start of the summer semester.

Requirements for participating

How to sign up and enrol

  1. You have already received an admission letter from Montanuniversität Leoben which requires you to take one or more supplementary examinations before the start of your study programme and you would like to take these as part of the University Preparation Programme at Montanuniversität Leoben.
  2. Enrol in the University Preparation Programme UG 992 840 at the Study Support Center in good time before the start of the course.
  3. Inform the office of the University Preparation Programme about your planned participation. They will give all the necessary information about the tuition fees for the programme.
  4. Pay the tuition fees for the University Preparation Programme.

Programme timetables and examinations

Winter semester
Start of programme: October 1st, 2023
End of programme: January 31st, 2024

Summer semester
Start of programme: March 1st, 2023
End of programme: June 30th, 2023

The course-free periods correspond to the lecture-free periods at the Montanuniversität Leoben. More at Dates&Deadlines


You will receive your detailed timetable from the office of the University Preparation Programme.


Montanuniversität Leoben offers at least three examination dates for each course per academic year. The dates are coordinated by the office of the University Preparation Programme.


The costs of the University Preparation Programme consist of a semester fee for the course itself and the student union fee, as well as a course fee per registered course. There is no examination fee.

Course fee: € 471 per semester (regardless of the number of courses attended).

Student union fee: € 22.70 per semester in academic year 23/24

Course fee: € 50,- per course

You have to transfer the above amounts to the following account before registering for the courses:

Steiermärkische Sparkasse
Payee: ZSBK Montanuniversität Leoben
IBAN: AT61 2081 5000 4126 9531

ATTENTION: Please state the order number AER906403 and the course name as reference in the field " Payment Reference".

Example 1:

You start the pre-study course in WS 23/24 and plan to take the course "German as a foreign language B1.1 intensive":

Total amount to be transferred in September 2023: € 543.70

If further courses are to be attended in the winter semester, € 50,- each must be paid at the time of registration.


Office of the Leoben University Preparation Programme:
Ms. Nicole Mader, BA
Peter-Tunner-Straße 15, ground floor left first floor right
A-8700 Leoben
Tel: +43 3842 402-6410

Study Support Center of Montanuniversität Leoben:
Tel: +43 3842 402-7410