Course Registration via u:space

If you want to attend a course in the master STS, you have to register via the central electronic registration system u:space.  If you, despite following all of the instructions below, should encounter difficulties in the registration process or if you have any further questions regarding u:space, please contact the teaching assistants at

The University of Vienna recently published a series of videos that aim to help students find their way through the registration process.

Registration Period

2 - 22 September 2019

The registration period for all courses in winter term 2019 begins on 2 September and ends on 22 September 2019.

Registration via u:space is mandatory for courses of the types SE and KO. Registration for courses of the type VO is done via the course directory and is essential for registering to examinations.

To register for a course please complete the following steps:

  1. Log into u:space with your u:account.
  2. Choose [Studies]  [Course and Examination Registration System]  [new registration]. Then,
    under [director of the studies programme] pick “Wissenschaftsforschung – Social Studies of
    Science”. Make sure that [semester] is either set to the correct semester or left blank. Click
    search. Alternatively, you can also go to u:find, select a course and
    then click "Register/Deregister for this course".
  3. In the u:space registration interface click on [Classification number/Field of study] and select
    "A 906 Science-Technology-Society".
  4. Please check the field [Module] and correct the allocation of the chosen course if necessary.
  5. Click on [save]. Then click on [back to list] and make sure that [State] is set to "vorgemerkt",
    which means that your registration is pending.

 FAQs Course Registration


What pre-conditions do I need for registering?
For which courses do I need to register?
When can I register?
How do I find courses for the STS master in u:space and register for them?
u:space wants to know which program module the course belongs to – what is that about?
When and how do I know that I got a place in the course?
Is it possible to withdraw from a course once one is registered?
What about lecture exams?
How are places allocated?
I’m desperate about u:space – what should I do?