Paris Lodron Universität Salzburg (PLUS)

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

"Salzburg is small (especially in comparison with Vienna, or even with Utrecht), but there is a lot of tourism going on in the area, so there are many things for you to undertake in the surroundings of Salzburg." - experience from a former exchange student 

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Faculty website

Course information

List of courses taught in English

Welcome Guide

Good to Know

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.

The University offers German language courses through the Department of German and the University Language Center which are taught according to varying levels of proficiency and run the length of each semester. The courses cost between €45 and €120.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can take courses at the Department of Music and Arts. Students can also take courses within the Faculty of Cultural Sciences. Students can choose from other subject fields as far as places are available. No guarantee for participation can be given.

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

Estimated living costs per month
  • Accommodation € 400.00 (average room at a hall of residence)
  • Food € 250.00 (excluding luxury goods and tobacco)
  • Books and supplies, miscellaneous € 300.00
    Total € 950.00

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

1 place per semester.

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