The flow of migration recently in Europe with high numbers of asylum-seekers influenced not only the demographic scale of the European countries, but also the governmental instrumentality through which the crisis can be tackled. In regards to higher education sector, the social dimension of higher educational institutions has consequential responsibility in response to the refugee crisis in Europe. In this study, the amplitude of the research is to investigate the various integration methods that are utilized to prepare students with refugee background for Austrian higher education. The research method is qualitative in this study where the data collection relied mainly on structured interviews. Sampling techniques target two categories, students with refugee background and educational institutions’ staff. Based on a thorough analysis of the ongoing processes that are followed by higher education sector in Austria, one method is the establishment of preparatory courses and bridging programmes, that through this research, depict the current procedures that are undertaken by higher education sector to promote the refugees’ potentials. Some Austrian universities took part in initiatives to integrate refugees in their educational system. Academic and social integration is the main purpose of these initiatives to ensure the well-preparedness of refugees for further education. Thus, the retention of refugees in the education sector in Austrian necessitates the compelling integration process that facilitate the befitting procedures between the refugees and higher educational institutions.