Short Term Exchange - University of Vienna (January)

Short Term Exchange - University of Vienna (January)

Since 2005, Macquarie University has been sending  Law students to the University of Vienna in the January break. The University of Vienna is a strong Law school, particularly in the area of International Law.

The University of Vienna is one of the oldest universities in the German-speaking world. The University of Vienna (German: Universit├Ąt Wien) is a public university located in Vienna, Austria. It was founded by Duke Rudolph IV in 1365 and is one of the oldest universities in the German-speaking world.


Austria, Europe

Type of Program

Short Term Exchange

Level of Study


Length of Program

1 month

Program Dates

7 - 25 January 2020

Language of Instruction


Travel Grant


GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)


Course Information

Students will study three intensively taught courses at Vienna (7 ECTS). Please see the MQ equivalencies attached. The students will have the possibility to participate in some of the activities offered by the voluntary student organisation ERASMUS Student Network (ESN). In the past years, such events included for example a visit to the Austrian parliament, learning how to dance Viennese Waltz or having dinner at a restaurant famous for its Wiener Schnitzel. The exact program will be determined a few weeks before the courses begin and some events require a minimum number of participants


University of Vienna Housing

Exchange Student Website

University of Vienna Exchange Website

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must meet the following:

  • Macquarie Abroad General Eligibility Criteria
  • Nomination from Macquarie University
  • English language proficiency for non-native speakers
  • Review the course information and restricted courses to check it is suitable for your degree progression at Macquarie University

How to Apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Payment Website.

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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Since 2005, Macquarie University has been sending 15-20 Law students to the University of Vienna in the January break. The University of Vienna is a strong Law school, particularly in the area of International Law.

Area of study
Business; Education; Engineering and IT; Environment; Health and medical sciences; Law, security and intelligence; Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages

Has a GPA requirement

Macquarie, Short term, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Psychology, Education, Languages, Business, History, Health Sciences, Environment, Economics, , Exchange, Vienna, Austria

Travel Grant

AU$700 minimum

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Level of study
Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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