Orientation Week

What is Orientation Week?

MU Orientation Week is a chance for all new students to get acquainted with the university, Vienna, and each other. The week is full of fun events and informative seminars.

Orientation Week FAQ's

Orientation for all Spring 2017 students will take place on the following days:

  • BSc/BBA: February 20 - 24
  • Graduate students: February 22

Yes, all new students must attend.

Since attendance at Orientation Week is considered mandatory, all new students are automatically registered for it.

No. Orientation Week is free. All students should bring money, however, for meals (after the first day), and deposits for building keys, events, etc.

Original copies of:

  • Passport
  • High School Leaving Certificate
  • Proof of proficiency in English (if necessary)
  • Your social security number (Austrian citizens only)
  • Your postal address in Vienna
  • 20 EUR for your university key deposit and extra cash for orientation week events

All official documents will be issued during orientation week.

Course registration for undergraduate students begins on February 13th at 10:00 and closes on March 3rd at 17:00.

Course registration for graduate students begins on February 6th at 10:00 and closes on February 24th at 17:00.

All information will included on the emails that we will send to you before Orientation Week. We can also help you during orientation week. Don't stress.

Please, note that all the hours are based on Austria's time zone (CET). Therefore, depending on your geographical location the times might vary.

You can apply to get a MU buddy who will pick you up from the airport and assist you with getting settled. For more information see the arrival information form and buddy information sheet in the email that will be sent to you.

Bachelor students: February 27th
Master students: February 27th (subject to change)


Participate in as many events as possible because the more you do the more you will enjoy your time.

Things to expect include:

  • Introduction to MU courses, curricula, regulations and university services
  • Chance to meet current students and professors
  • Help settling in Vienna
  • Course registration support
  • Fun Social Events
  • Excursions
  • ...........and more!

Check out some pics of previous Orientation Weeks:

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2012

Fall 2011

Fall 2010