Support services for refugee and asylum-seeking students enrolled in a pre-study program.

The MOREclassic program is for refugees and asylum-seekers who have been admitted to a degree program at the JKU but must take and pass required supplementary examinations (German, Mathematics, History) as part of a pre-study program.

Taking part in the MOREclassic program means:

  • Receiving a scholarship to pay for tuition fees
  • Reducing the course fees in the pre-study program by 5% (asylum-seekers, those with subsidiary protection status) and or 15% (those with asylum status)
  • Travel allowance
  • Regularly scheduled information meetings and get-togethers to meet people and exchange information

The application period for the academic year 2019/2020 runs between July 1st and July 15th, 2020.


Márk Stégmayer, BSc



+43 732 2468 7711


Keplergebäude Bldg., 2nd Floor
Rm. K218A

Office Hours

Tuesday: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Appointments can be made outside of office hours.

Who is eligible to apply for the MORE classic program?

  • ​​​​​​You are seeking asylum and hold a residence permit card in accordance with § 51 AsylG, entitled to asylum, subsidiary protection in accordance with § 52 AsylG or tolerated according to § 46a FPG and
  • you already study at the JKU or have a valid letter of admission and would like to start studying and
  • you have been asked to pass one or more supplementary examinations as part of a pre-study program

If all of this and more applies to you, then you are eligible to apply to the MOREclassic program.

How can I apply to the MOREclassic program?

The application period for the academic year 2020/21 starts on July 1st, 2020.

To apply, you should fill out the application form below and send it to with the other required documents until July 15th, 2020.

In order to submit a successful application, please complete and sign the application form and include a motivation letter stating why you wish to take part in the MOREclassic program.
If you are selected for an interview, you will receive detailed information about the upcoming procedure.

What documents are required?

  • A valid letter of admission issued by the JKU or confirmation of enrollment
  • A completed and signed application form
  • A letter of intent
  • A copy of your KeplerCard (if available)
  • Your most current language proficiency certificate for German
  • A copy of your residence card / passport