Enrollment Procedure for the Bachelor's Degree in Human Medicine.

Applicants wishing to pursue a degree in Human Medicine must hold university entrance qualifications (secondary school) and must complete the JKU's official pre-registration procedure. All applicants to the program must take a written entrance examination. Applicants who have the highest scores will be accepted to the program. 180 students will be offered admission for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Enrollment Procedure / Admission Requirements

How do I register and complete the enrollment procedure?

1) Register Online in March and Pay the Administrative Fee:

Please note you may not register and pay the fee using a mobile device (smart phones) or a tablet that has an unstable internet connection. After successfully registering, you will receive confirmation of registration per e-mail.


2) Entrance Examination in July:

The all-day written entrance examination will take place at the Design Center in Linz.

  • Test registration will start on-site beginning at 7:00 AM
  • Test Begins: 9:00 AM
  • Test Ends: Approximately 3:40 PM

Please note that on test day you must bring a valid photo ID (ID card, passport) and your registration confirmation with you.

You will also need your reference number (MedAT number) when filling out test documents. Memorize this number!

On test day you can bring only one transparent drink bottle (plastic) in the room with you. You must check all other items in at the cloakroam.

Writing utensils will be provided by the JKU on testing day.


Examination Material:

The test focuses on the following areas:

  • Basic knowledge for the study of medicine (biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics)
  • Text comprehension
  • Cognitive abilities and skills (number sequences, memory and memory retention, composing figures, word fluency, recognizing implications)
  • Socio-emotional skills (recognize emotions, social decisions)

Click here for detailed information.

Please note that the test is given in German only.

The Medical University of Graz offers preparation courses in support of the written online entrance examination via "Virtuellen Medizinischen Campus (VMC)". See VMC for more information.




What are the most important dates and deadlines to be aware of?

Dates and Deadlines for the 2018/2019 Academic Year (Please note that the admissions procedure is held only ONCE during the academic year!):

Online registration and payment of a processing fee of €110 March 1 - 30, 2018
Information on registration status and invitation to an Information Session (per e-mail): April 2018
Information Session at the JKU (for registered applicants): April 24, 2018, 6:00 PM, HS 1 (Keplergebäude Bldg.)
Written admissions test at the Design Center Linz: July 6, 2018
Notification of examination results and information on acceptance to the program (per e-mail): beg. calendar week 32 (beg. August 6, 2018)
Admission Period: August 20 to September 7, 2018


What do I need to enroll in Human Medicine?

If you have successfully completed the admissions procedure and are admitted to the university, you will need to bring the required documents to the JKU's Admissions Office during the admissions period in order to officially enroll:

    • School-leaving certificate,
    • Passport, and
    • E-Card (if available)

If you did not complete your secondary school education in Austria or Germany, special admission procedures and deadlines apply. See Admission for detailed information.