Fast Facts / Admission


Course overview

Degree: Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Duration of course: 6 semesters
Structure: full-time course
Course load: 127 hours per semester, 180 ECTS points
Course Director: Univ.-Prof. Florian Güldenpfennig

Planned start: October 2019
This course is currently in accreditation. Registrations are most likely possible as of May 2019.

tuition fee

€ 505 per month or € 3.000 per semester (exkl. ÖH-Beitrag)

Please note that in addition to the NDU tuition fee, you are also required to pay the mandatory membership in the Austrian Students' Association (ÖH). At the moment, the membership fee amounts to 19.70 EUR per semester.


There are a number of options available to help you finance your studies at the New Design University. However, please note that most public grants require a prior three-year residence in Austria before applying. Further options are international and private scholarships and grants as well as student loans. 
For further details see Scholarships/Financing


Applicants for this course must have a higher education entrance qualification.

Another requirement is that applicants pass an entranceexamination. This entrance examination consists of a mathematics examination, a written task as well as an admission interview with the course director. In the written task, you will work on a disciplinary text in German and answer questions about general questions about computer science. In the admission interview, your motivation for this course as well as your interest in the field will be evaluated.


(Entrance exam #1: Sat, 26 Jan 2019)

Entrance exam #2: Sat, 25 May 2019
(Registration deadline: 17 May 2019)

Entrance exam #3: Sat, 31 Aug 2019
(Registration deadline: 23 August 2019)

We'll be happy to advise you on the details: simply contact us by phone on +43 (0)2742 890 2418 or by e-mail at info(at) Our course directors will also be happy to provide details at a personal meeting.


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