Notes on Eligibility

Holders of the Vordiplom or Zwischenprufung are not eligible for graduate admission.

Holders of the Diplom FH will be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis.

The old diploma programs are still being offered in some fields such as engineering and medicine.

These programs require a minimum of five years of study leading to a diploma (e.g. Diplom-Ingenieur).

ECTS Credit System

3-year bachelor degrees for master's degree admission and 5-year master's degrees for doctoral degree admission are accepted at UBC. Please note that some countries may have both the old academic degrees and the new ECTS degrees.

UBC Master's Program Requirements

Years of Study required

Diplom or Magister

Overall Grade Required

GUT or 2 on a reverse scale of 5

Credentials or Degrees Required

Diplom or Magister

UBC Doctoral Program Requirements

Overall Grade Required


Credentials or Degrees Required

Lizentiat; certain Masters degrees, other postgraduate qualifications

Profiles of Students from Austria

Stefan Pauer

Doctor of Philosophy in Law (PhD)
Border Tax Adjustments in Support of Domestic Climate Policies: Explaining the Gap Between Theory and Practice