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WU Vienna Tax law


Admission requirements

(1) 3-year Bachelor's degree in relevant subject areas from an internationally recognised university or higher education institution
(2) Sufficient evidence of English language skills


The deadline for applications for the 2024/2025 full-time program was January 29, 2024.

For late applications, please approach Ms. Barbara Ender, 

All details in connection with the 2025 - 2027 courses including online application will be available as from mid-September 2024.




The following documents must be included when submitting your online application:

(1) Résumé (with reference to work experience; if you mention qualifications, please attach certificates that confirm them, e.g. certificate of appointment as tax advisor, certificate Certified Accountant)

(2) Letter of motivation (maximum 2 pages, addressed to Prof. Michael Lang, dated and signed)

(3) 2 letters of recommendation (written by course teachers and/or supervisors from an employment relationship, each maximum 2 pages, addressed to Prof. Michael Lang, dated and signed)

(4) Certificate/diploma conferring the academic degree: (a) scanned original document plus (b) scanned official translation

(5) Transcript of completed courses and grades for each semester included in your degree: (a) scanned original document plus (b) scanned official translation

(6) Proof of duration of studies and workload*)

(7) Proof of sufficient English language skills**)

(8) Passport: the page showing your full name, date of birth and nationality

(9) Passport style photograph

*) Accepted proof of duration of studies and workload:
• Diploma supplement
• An official confirmation from the university regarding duration of studies and workload
• A link to the website of the university to download the curriculum (either in English or German)

**) Accepted proof of sufficient English language skills:
• A full English-taught bachelor’s program (at least 3 years) or master’s program (at least 2 years)
• A valid certificate, e.g. Cambridge Certificate, IELTS, TOEFL
• English as first language or longtime practice

Documents not in German or English must be accompanied by an official, certified translation into English.

Please note that only complete applications - including the requested documents - will be considered.