3 Best-ranked Universities in Austria


Art, science, and psychology are three leading fields in Austria. The beautiful country offers world class education. All its courses are valid all across the world. The cost of education for international students goes to a maximum of 726 euros a semester. Regional and EU students have to only pay 18 euros per semester. Living costs a student has to incur in Austria ranges between 600 to 850 euros a month.

Here are three best-ranked universities in Austria:

  1. University of Vienna

It was in 1365 by Duke Rudolph IV that the University of Vienna was founded. Now, it stands 165th in global rankings for the year 2017 – 18. It has over 180 programs, making it the most diverse and largest university in Austria. Best courses are offered in social science, humanities, and law. Famous scholars from the University of Vienna are Sigmund Freud, Ludwig Boltzmann, and Erwin Schrödinger.

  1. Medical University of Vienna

Ranked 251st in the world in 2017 – 18, the Medical University of Vienna is the biggest medical research institution in the country. Research, patient care, and education forms the university’s base. It is also one of the oldest universities in Austria, founded in 1365. Notable alumni from the university are Oskar Hirsch, Emmi Pikler, and Manolis Anagnostakis.

  1. University of Innsbruck

This public Austrian university has over 7,000 courses and teaching facilities and was established in 1669. Top courses offered at the University of Innsbruck are natural science and mathematics, agriculture and forestry, and business and management. It also ranks 251st in the year 2017 – 18. Famous graduates from this university are Alexander Van der Bellen, Alexander Van der Bellen, Ulrike Lunacek, and Meinhard Michael Moser. Interestingly many politicians of Austria are from this university.


If you are planning to go for a master’s degree, Austria offers the best courses. It is very difficult to get into these universities, so you better apply for the earliest.