Austria

The following information, regarding minimum equivalent qualifications and academic standing, and required credential, is intended as a guideline only and is to be used as a reference for admission purposes only

Admission to Master's Program

Minimum Equivalent Qualifications
For admission to a master’s program, the qualifications listed are normally recognized as equivalent to a Simon Fraser University 4-year bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall grade of B. Most SFU graduate programs will assess a Bologna compliant degree as equivalent to a four-year degree. Please note: departments may have higher requirements and the assessment of any individual may be subject to additional criteria, including English language scores

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
Gut (2) on 5 point reverse scale or B on ECTS

Required Credential or Degree
Magister, Diplom–Ingenieur; Diplom or Staatsexamen

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
Gut (2) on 5 point reverse scale or B on ECTS

Required Credential or Degree
Doktor; Fachhochschuldiplom; Lizentiat; Master's degrees, other postgraduate qualifications

English Language Proficiency Test

Applicants with a degree from this country are required to submit proof of English language competency.

Educational System

Language(s) of Instruction

German

Grading System

5-Point Reverse Scale

Grade Scale Description  
A 1 Sehr Gut Very Good
B 2 Gut Good
C 3 Befriedigend Fair
C- 4 Genugend Poor
F 5 Yngenügend Failure

ECTS

Grade Description
A Excellent
B Very Good
C Good
D Satisfactory
E Sufficient
FX Fail
F Fail