Student visa and residence permit are not necessary for students from European Union, European Economic Area and Switzerland who want to study in Austria. Those who plan to study for more than 3 months, need to register their stay in Austria. Students from third countries who want to study for more than 3 months must have student visa (national visa) as well as residence permit which gives them legal residence in Austria.
Application for student visa requires that student is well informed regarding procedure and visa conditions, as well as to carefully plan the whole process in order to get the positive outcome. After many years of working with students who want to study abroad, I can provide you with the necessary knowledge and support and guide you through the entire process from enrollment to visa application.
Austria is one of the few traditional study destination with long history and well known prestige. Austria offers excellent education, top quality study programs and wide range of opportunities for students dedicated to innovation and modern research. Most of study programs are being offered in German language but there is also a significant number of programs in English language.
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You can apply for student visa in person at the Austrian diplomatic mission in your home country or in Austria if you can legally enter Schengen area without visa. Application for residence permit must be submitted in Austria.
Fees for visa application including fees for issuing residence permit and collection of biometrics is 160 EUR.
Student visa is being issued for a period up to 6 months, after which it’s being replaced with residence permit. Residence permit is valid for a year and can be renewed depending on the duration of studies.