Universität Wien is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Vienna, Austria.

Student experiences

General information for exchange students

Course information Do choose courses from the department of the subject you have chosen only. 

Course catalogue

Course information for History

Course information for Communication > please do choose courses related to Mass Media and Communication only.

Academic calendar

Semester I (Winter Semester): approximately early October - end of January
Semester II (Summer Semester): approximately early March - end of June

Semester dates


Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in German is required. More information

Areas of study open to exchange students

The agreements are per subject only:

Bachelor students may take courses in the following subjects:

Art History: department of Art History

Journalism: department of Communication, courses related to Mass Media and Communication only

Media: department of Theatre, Film and Media Studies

Bachelor and Master students can take courses in the following subjects:

History: department of History

German Studies.

Courses at Master’s level

Yes (Communication, Art History, Performing Arts: Bachelor only)

Language of instruction


Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

Accommodation (incl. heating, electricity): € 400 - € 450

Food: € 250

Public transport: € 30

Study and personal requirements (book, spare time, etc.): € 300

Monthly expenses: € 980 -  € 1,030

This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.

More information


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available
  • Communication (Mass Media and Communication Sciences only): 2 places per year
  • Art History: 2 places per year
  • Languages: 2 places per year
  • Performing Arts: 2 places per year
  • History: 3 places per year
Additional information

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 follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Contact details

​Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht

+31 (0)30 253 6046


Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators by filling out this web form.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Drift 10.


Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)
Sanne Boomsma (Head)