Bachelor Physics (033 676)

The curriculum is available here (in German).

Lectures for the bachelor’s programme are held almost exclusively in German.

If you have any questions, please contact the Director of Studies for the bachelor's programme physics ao.Univ-Prof. Mag. Dr. Erhard Schafler.



Admission to a bachelor's degree programme is granted centrally by the Admission Office of the University of Vienna. In order to be admitted to the bachelor's degree in physics, you must have achieved university entrance standards.

Applicants holding an EU/EEA citizenship need to present evidence of proficiency in German level B2 before their admission. For further details visit the website of student point.

Non-EU/EEA applicants can do a German course after the admission and before starting to study. You can read more at the website of student point.


The bachelor's degree in physics introduces students to the scientific methods of this subject. Bachelor students are taught the experimental approach as well as the mathematical tools, the necessary techniques in dealing with computers and the model-based theoretical approach. Students are also taught basic knowledge of the most important areas of physics. The programme focuses on training students in working on physical problems independently and in teams. Solid foundations are laid for further training in the professional environment and for advanced mathematical and scientific studies. The bachelor's degree in physics at the University of Vienna is equivalent to the corresponding degree courses at other universities in Austria and in the area of the Bologna Agreement (Europe and beyond).

Duration and Scope

The workload for the bachelor's degree in physics is 180 ECTS credits.

A bachelor's thesis has to be written in the context of a seminar or laboratory.

The planned duration of study is 6 semesters.