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')

Estimated living costs per month

Information for 2015:

Everyday Life in the City of Salzburg and the Cost of Living per month

  • Accommodation € 320.00 (average room at a hall of residence)
  • Food € 240.00 (excluding luxury goods and tobacco)
  • Books and supplies, miscellaneous € 290.00
    Total € 850.00

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!

Temporary address: Janskerkhof 12, 3512 BL Utrecht till July 18. We will be back at Drift 10 on July 23.
+31 (0)30 253 6046

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h
  • There is no walk-in hour on July 22.
  • From July 29 till August 10 there are no walk-in hours. You can reach us by telephone and e-mail.

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators, just send an email or call us.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Janskerkhof 12


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)
Tessel Arendsen (Support Officer)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)