Austrian Tipico Bundesliga is the highest division in Austrian football. It is built by 10 clubs which are playing 36 matches per club. Each club play two matches “home” and two matches “away” against every other club during the season. The ranking is in season table according to points won during the season, goal difference and goals scored. At the end of the season the first and the second clubs in the season table are qualified for the UEFA Champions League. The clubs finished third and forth in the table at the end of the season and the winner of Austrian Cup are registered for UEFA Europa League – qualification phase. In case when Tipico Bundesliga first and second clubs also wins the Austrian Cup, then the fifth club from season table also is registered for UEFA Europa League – qualification phase.
At the end of the season last club from season table, is demoted to lower Erste Liga and his place is taken from the winner of Erste Liga.