The Unviersity of Vienna (Universität Wien)
Description: The University of Vienna (German: Universität Wien) is a public university located in Vienna, Austria. It was founded by Duke Rudolph IV in 1365 (celebrating its 650th anniversary in 2015) and is one of the oldest universities in the German-speaking world. With its long and rich history, the University of Vienna has developed into one of the biggest universities in Europe, and also one of the most renowned, especially in the Humanities. It is associated with 15 Nobel prize winners and has been the academic home of a large number of figures both of historical and academic importance.
City: Vienna
Website:

http://www.univie.ac.at/

Exchange: http://international.univie.ac.at/en/incoming-students/non-eu-student-exchange-program/

Approximate semester dates:

Semester 1 (Winter semester): October-January
Semester 2 (Summer semester): March-June

Calendar

Language of instruction: German, English
Full time load equivalent: 30 ECTS credits per semester
Fields of Study Available:

Courses in English:

Religion
Law
Political Science/International Relations (limited courses in English - no more than 25% of your overall study load)
Economics and Business
Modern History
English and American Studies (Literature and culture)
Near Eastern and African Studies
East Asian Studies
Linguistics
Philosophy
Anthropology
Physics
Chemistry
Earth Sciences/Geography
Biology
Nutrition
Translation

Browse the course catalogue to check if Departments offer a sufficient number of English-taught courses. Search by keyword or language of instruction or browse the individual departments.

Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study: TBA
Approximate living expenses:

EUR 300-450 per month (rent only)
Estimated living expenses

Accommodation

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Additional information:

Students will be required to pay a Student Union fee of approximately 18,50 Euros.

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Short-term January Law program available.  Contact the BEL Faculty for more information.


  






 

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