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EU-/EEA-Citizens and Swiss Citizens

EU-/EEA-citizens respectively Swiss citizens have the right of residence and can enter Austria without a visa; only a valid travel document (passport, identity card) is required.

If the stay exceeds 3 months, a registration certificate must be applied for within 4 months.

The following countries are EU-/EEA-members: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, France, Greece, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain.

Non-scientific employees, who are citizens of the following EU-members states, are required to obtain a work permit due to transitional provisions:

Croatia: at most until 30 June 2020

Further information


T: +43-1-4277 123 01

Human Resources and Gender Equality
University of Vienna
Universitätsring 1
1010 Vienna
University of Vienna | Universitätsring 1 | 1010 Vienna | T +43-1-4277-0