Master Development Studies

Admission and potential additional requirements:

The Master Development Studies (Code 066 589) started at the University of Vienna with 1.10.2012 (see Gazetta of the University of Vienna). Students who have a Bachelor in Development Studies will be admitted without additional requirements. Students with a Bachelor Degree in a different field will need to fulfill additional requirements - the amount depends on the specific prior degree and will not exceed 30 ECTS (look at Admission for further details).

Admission requirement at the University of Vienna is German Level C1.

Further Informations (FAQs) can be found here.

Tips for funding.



The Office IE (StudienServiceStelle) is the service organisation at the department for students of Development Studies - Bachelor and Master students - as well als students interested in the Master programme concerning all matters.

We will answer questions regarding organisational, content or student law matters like curricular, recogntitions, organizding a semester abroad, completion of studies ects. You can contact us by mail, phone or in Person during  office hours.

Contact persons at the Office IE:

Elke Christiansen

Markus Gatschnegg

Regular Office Hourse:
Tu, We: 10 bis 12 Uhr
Th: 14 bis 17 Uhr

Office hours during non teaching time:
Tu, We: 10 bis 12 Uhr
Th: 10 bis 12 Uhr

Advice and information is also available over phone an e-mail outside the office hours.

Responsible Director of Studies: Dr. Patricia Zuckerhut