Master - Graduation

When you fulfil all of the following requirements, you can apply for graduation from the master’s programme by filling in the necessary form.

  • Successful completion of all compulsory and compulsory elective courses of the relevant curriculum
  • Submission of the positively assessed master’s thesis
  • Successful completion of the public defence

If you would like to apply for graduation, please select the relevant application form of your degree programme from the list in the download center and e-mail the completed form to the StudiesServiceCenter (ssc.wiwi@univie.ac.at).

Average Grade

The estimated average grade of your studies will be printed on the Diploma Supplement but not on the Abschlusszeugnis. It is based on the ECTS completed in your program BUT EXCLUSIVE of the master's thesis and the final oral exam (defence).

Graduation ceremony

Graduations are fittingly celebrated at the University of Vienna. For this purpose, the Conference and Event Management service unit of the University of Vienna organises undergraduate ceremonies and graduation ceremonies for graduates of master’s and PhD/doctoral programmes.

For additional information about graduation ceremonies, please refer to the website of the Conference and Event Management.

Master (International) Business Administration

As soon as the evaluation of your Master's degree examination (Defensio) has been received by the SSC, your application for graduation is automatically sent to the back office for the issuing of the graduation documents. The SSC will inform you immediately by e-mail as soon as the degree documents have been issued. The processing time is max. 4 weeks from the date of submission of the assessment for the Master's examination at the SSC.

Magister Statistics

The Magister programme in Statistics does not include a final examination. After a positive evaluation of your master's thesis and completion of all modules provided for in the programme, you can apply for graduation at the SSC. Please send the completed final transcript of your studies and the SSC (ssc.wiwi@univie.ac.at).

Master Economics

As soon as the evaluation of your Master's degree examination (Defensio) has been received by the SSC, your application for graduation is automatically sent to the back office for the issuing of the graduation documents. The SSC will inform you immediately by e-mail as soon as the degree documents have been issued. The processing time is max. 4 weeks from the date of submission of the assessment for the Master's examination at the SSC.