Department for Foreign Students

The Department for Foreign Students is happy to offer free counseling for all those who are already studying at an Austrian university or would like to start studying here. We will help you with problems concerning your residence permit or visa, admission to studies, acquisition of German language skills, questions about tuition fees and other difficulties.

Legal advice for foreign students in German and English: Telephone advice and advice by email during consultation hours at +43/1/310 88 80 -67 and

General Counseling for foreign students in German, English and other languages: Counseling by email or in person during the consultation hours. See the individual email addresses below. During Counseling hours you can also call +43/1/310 88 80-65 (Exception: Counseling in Russian takes place via email and additionally only via Skype).

The Department for Foreign Students advocates for and offers:

The reports can be found here.

Department for Foreign Students
Taubstummengasse 7-9, 4th floor
1040 Vienna


Telephone: +43/1/310 88 80 – 65
Hennessey Chiemezie
Peter Marhold

Legal Counseling for Foreign Students

Tel.: 01/3108880 - 67

Maria Kurylyshyn

Administrator Ukraine

Andela Maksimovic

Clerk / Counseling in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian

Aysenem Narmammedova

Clerk / Counseling in Turkmen and Russian

Siyar Kayan

Clerk / Counseling in Kurdish and Turkish

Naziah Amin

Clerk / Counseling in Farsi

Susanna Botros

Sachbearbeiter_in / Beratung in Arabisch