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

5 - 22 February 2018

The registration period for all courses in summer term 2018 begins on 5 February and ends on 22 February, 2018.

Registration via u:space is mandatory for courses of the types SE and KO. You do not have to register for courses of the type VO. You can find a list of courses on u:find.

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?