At the University of Klagenfurt (AAU) students with Ukrainian citizenship will have their tuition fees waived for the summer semester 2022 and they can assert the state of war as grounds for taking a leave of absence in the summer semester 2022 until 30 April 2022.Students who are prevented from attending courses on campus due to the war in Ukraine have the option of participating in courses and exams online.

Support in cases of hardship is provided by the Student Social Fund, while AAU’s International Office and the Austrian student union (ÖH) provide support in the form of information and assistance.

The registration deadline for the MORE programme in the summer semester 2022 will be extended until 30 April 2022 for refugee students with Ukrainian citizenship.

AAU and ÖH are providing German language courses for incoming students and researchers from Ukraine and psychological help and support is offered by the Psychological Counselling Centre.

AAU’s Welcome Service is offering initial consultations for Ukrainian academics who are in Klagenfurt and help to identify and get in touch with potential hosts. Access to the 24-hour library is granted free of charge.

AAU is also working on establishing support programmes for Ukrainian students and academics.
All information is collected on this dedicated webpage.