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

Student experiences
Academic calendar

Semester I (Winter Semester): October - January
Semester II (Summer Semester): March - June

Plan to arrive one or two weeks in advance, because the enrolment process will take some time. Introductory courses and events (e.g. preparatory German classes, Orientation Week) will also be offered at the beginning of the semester.

Academic Calendar


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

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can take courses at the Department of Music and Arts. Subjects taught here cover Archeology, Communication, English Studies, French Studies, Gender Studies, German Studies, History, History of Art, International Relations, Linguistics, Musicology, Philosophy, and Religion. Note that students interested in taking Musicology courses have priority. 

Also, students are invited to take some of their courses at other departments within the university, as long as students fulfil language and academic requirements, are registered within the deadline using the registration portal and have been accepted by the teachers.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English and German

Housing assistance

The University does not own any dormitories for students. Students are responsible for finding their own housing while in Salzburg. 

More information ('Accommodation')

Student housing

Estimated living costs per month
  • Student accommodation: € 275 – 420
  • Food and drinks €200-250
  • Books and supplies, miscellaneous € 290.00

More information

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


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

Bachelor: 2 places per year. 
Master: 2 places 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 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)