University Preparation Programme Leoben

The University Preparation Programme Leoben offers intensive courses for foreign students to prepare them for supplementary examinations prescribed by the Montanuniversitaet.
It is provided by the OeAD together with the Montanuniversitaet Leoben.

Courses and Instruction

We offer courses in

    • German as foreign language
  • Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Descriptive Geometry (language of instruction is German).

Topics and Skills

The topics of the courses and the skills to be aquired are defined in module descriptions (only available in German language):

Course scheme

German language courses: There are three course levels of the German language course. After testing the German knowledge with a placement test the students will be placed to their suitable course level. Other subjects: The course takes two semesters.


Academically qualified lecturers teach in the German language courses (with additional skills in German as foreign language) and supplementary courses.

Overview of the semester

  • Winter semester: Beginning of October to the middle of February
  • Summer semester: Beginning of March to end of June


All students are enrolled as non degree-programme students (außerordentliche Studierende). They have the status of university students and have a student identity card.

Course registration

Please organise your arrival in Austria on time. If you arrive after the registration deadline we cannot register you anymore!

Josef-Heissl-Straße 26
8700 Leoben
T +43 3842 402-8000

An admission letter of the Montanuniversitaet Leoben is needed to join the Preparation Programme - without an admission letter enrolment is not possible.
Students need to enrol in person.

Students have to pass the supplementary examinations in German and other subjects at the University Preparation Programme of the Montanuniversitaet Leoben before they can be enrolled in a degree programme of the university. While attending the courses students are enrolled as non-degree programme students ("außerordentliche Studierende") at the university.

The course fee [2017]
for beginners of German language is 300 Euro
for advanced learners is 200 Euro
for participants of the German and other subjects 400 Euro.
An additional amount for material costs (photocopies) may be charged.


The registration has to be done in the office of the University Preparation Programme or by Email.

Supplementary examinations

You can get information about the requirements for the examinations from the office of the University Preparation Programme.


September 2018

Die Ergänzungsprüfungen finden von 17.09.2018 - 28.09.2018 statt. Die genauen Termine werden voraussichtlich Anfang September 2018 bekannt gegeben.

Anmeldung zu den Prüfungen von 27.08.2018 - 14.09.2018 (12 Uhr).


Melden Sie sich bitte im Lehrgangsbüro an. Wichtig: Sie brauchen dafür einen gültigen Zulassungsbescheid der Montanuniversität Leoben.
Eine Abmeldung von der Prüfung ist bis einen Werktag 12:00 Uhr vor dem Prüfungstermin im Lehrgangsbüro bzw. per E-Mail möglich (


Informationen dazu erhalten Sie vom Lehrgangsbüro.
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