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

"Vienna has something to offer to everybody, it is vibrant and full of intesting things to do! The university was also really nice, I really enjoyed my classes and learned a lot from speaking another language but also from the different ways of teaching" - experience from a former exchange student

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 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.