Universität Wien

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

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General information for exchange students

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

Course catalogue

Information for History

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

Please note: for German Studies the language level C1 (CEFR) is required.

It is recommended that students who do not have sufficient German skills read up on the exact course offer in other languages in due time.

Areas of study open to exchange students

You can only take courses at one department:

  • History
  • History of Art
  • Theater Studies
  • German Studies
  • Journalism

It is not possible to take courses from more than one department. 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

More information

Estimated living costs per month
  • Food: € 350
  • Public transport: € 30
  • Accommodation (incl. heating, electricity): € 450
  • Study and personal requirements (book, spare time, etc.): € 400
    Total monthly expenses: € 1.200 -  € 1.230

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

1 place per department.

Additional information


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