Central European University (Vienna) is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Vienna, Austria.

CEU was originally located in Budapest, but since September 2020 they have relocated to Vienna. 

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.

Academic calendar

Fall Term: approximately September – December
Winter Term: January - March
Spring Term: April - June

Academic Calendar



Language requirement: a minimum language level of C1 (CEFR) in English is required.

Course requirement: Students are required to take 50% of their courses in the host department while they can take the rest of the courses from other departments.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can take History courses at the Department of History. Also, students can take up to 50 percent of their courses (reflected in the number of ECTS) at other departments within the university.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Austria does not have a tradition of on-campus accommodation. Students in Austria typically either live in dormitories or in private accommodation.

More information

Estimated living costs per month

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

1 place per year

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also see stories of students who have been abroad on Instagram!

International Office Humanities

Our front desk is currently closed until further notice. This means that there are no walk-in hours and it is not possible to make an appointment.  

You can reach us in the following ways:

Please mention your student number in all correspondence!


We are unable to sign physical documents. If you need to have a document signed, please send it to us via email.

Mailing address

Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht
+31 (0)30 253 6046


  • Sanne Boomsma - Head International Office Humanities;
  • Pooi Ji Hang - Exchange Coordinator (South and East Europe, Asia, Central and South America);
  • Monique Hanrath - Exchange Coordinator (North and West Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America);
  • Nelline Bogerd - Support Officer;
  • Agaath Sluijters - Support Officer.
Walk-in office hours

Our front desk is currently closed.

Making an appointment

You can make an appointment via this online form or send an email to internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl.

Handing in and picking up documents

Send an email to internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl.