Study in Australia

Austria is famous for its castles, palaces and buildings, among other architectural works. Some of Austria’s most famous castles include Festung Hohensalzburg, Burg Hohenwerfen, Castle Liechtenstein, and the Schloß Artstetten. Many of Austria’s castles were created during the Habsburg reign.   

Why Study In Australia ?

The quality of life is very high in Austria and social security is reflected with the low crime rate. Austria has a varied landscape and each season holds a different view. The country has varied sports opportunities and has placed a high level of importance to arts and culture. The food and drinks are also diverse and reveal a lot of history and culture. As a country located in the centre of Europe, Austria provides scope for travel all across the continent.

The nickname for Austria is The Musical Centre of Europe

Austria has a temperate and alpine climate. In summer the daytime temperature is warm and it can even be hot but nights are cool. Winters are cold with temperatures regularly dropping below freezing. This makes Austria a popular destination for skiing and snowboarding.

Big Cities

Adelaide, Brisbane (1.6 million) Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth

Top universities in Austria

Top courses in Austria

Cost of education

A foreign student who is not from EU/EEA is required to pay a tuition fee per semester. This is usually around €726.72 at a public institution. Both international and EU/EEA students will need to pay a student union membership fee, which is normally around €18 per semester.

Tuition fees at public universities for non-EU/EEA students are 1,452 EUR/academic year.

Private universities have their own tuition fees, which can cost anywhere between 3,000 – 23,000 EUR/year. Some Business programmes are more expensive, with tuition costs of 35,000 EUR/year or more.

If you are a non-EU/EEA student, federal/public universities in Austria only charge about 726.72 Euros per semester for tuition fees plus 20.20 Euros per semester for student union membership fee “ÖH-Beit rag” and the student accident insurance fee.

Australia Student Visa

Foreign Students can come to Australia and study in top universities on a Student visa. Student Visa allows students to study part-time or Full time based on the program they choose. The visa which student need is based on their age, type of study, and how long they want to stay in Australia. Here is the list of three major subclass category to apply for a student visa :

Benefits of Student Visa

  • Participate in the eligible Course of study.
  • An applicant can include their spouse or dependent child to come to Australia if they fulfill the health and character requirements.
  • Travel In and Out of Australia while the Visa valid
  • Apply online in or outside of Australia.

Extend your Stay in Australia

  • To continue studies in Australia, Student should apply for a New student Visa
  • If the validity of the student visa will expire before the date of graduation, the Student might be eligible to stay in Canada by applying Visitor Visa(subclass 600) after getting a letter with the date of graduation from university.
  •  If a student completed a specific qualification in the last six months, they might be eligible to apply for a Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485).
  • Engineering graduates who recently graduated from a recognized institution you might be eligible for the Skilled Recognition Graduate visa (subclass 476).

Student Visa (Subclass 500)

Using subclass 500 visa students can stay in Australia for the duration of their study program, which is mostly up to five years and in line with your enrolment date. After getting a letter of acceptance or Conditional offer letter, Student can file their application.

Three Major scopes of subclass 500 visa:

Eligibility Criteria for Student Visa (subclass 500)

  • Submit evidence that the student has enrolled in any course of study.
  • Student must be 6 years or older.
  • Students should hold Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
  • Should make welfare arrangements if the student is less than 18 years of age.
  • Should meet the Language requirements
  • Willing to sign Australian Values Statement
  • Should not have any debts to the Australian Government
  • Should meet health requirements
  • Should meet Character requirements

Student Guardian visa (Subclass 590)

Parent, a custodian, or a relative who wishes to go to Australia along with their student can apply for a subclass 590 visa. It is a temporary visa and the length of visa will be determined by the student visa holder’s stay and their age.Three Major scopes of subclass 500 visa:

  • With this visa, the applicant can come to Australia to take care of  student who is less than 18 or older due to exceptional circumstances
  • The applicant must be 21 years or older who is a parent, custodian, or relative.
  • Should have enough money to support themselves and student during the stay in Australia.
  • Should be able to provide all support includes accommodation, welfare and others.

Training visa (Subclass 407)

It is a temporary visa that allows the applicant to stay in Australia for up to 2 years to take part in workplace-based occupational training activities to improve their skills, area of tertiary study, the field of expertise, or in a professional development training program in Australia.

  • An applicant can engage in a classroom-based training program.
  • They can also participate in the workplace-based training program to enhance their job skill in the area of tertiary study or field of expertise.
  • This visa is not for the people who basically want to work in Australia.

The following is the list of different corresponding visas:

  • Postgraduate Research Sector (Subclass 574)
  • Non-award sector (Subclass 575)
  • Schools sector (Subclass 573)
  • Vocational Education and Training sector (Subclass 572)
  • Independent English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) sector (Subclass 570)
  • Higher Education sector (Subclass 573)
  • AusAid and Defence sector (Subclass 576)