Erasmus+ traineeships at the University of Vienna

Students can undertake a traineeship at the University of Vienna with our without an Erasmus+ grant, but must find a suitable position for themselves. A list of all faculties and their departments can be found here.

Covid19: Information for Incoming interns

As of 16 March 2020, the University of Vienna has stopped all operations requiring its' members attendance at the University and has changed to emergency operation. 

  • Therefore, starting new incoming traineeships is currently not possible. Further information on the emergency operation can be found here.
  • The International Office does not issue traineeship agreements (convention de stage) for traineeships which start before 01 July 2020 until further notice.
  • We are at the moment only available via e-mail (

The University of Vienna will not sign any third-party documents such as bilateral agreements or letters of intent for incoming interns.

Documents issued by the incoming's home university will not be signed. Departments and faculties are not permitted to sign Traineeship Agreements or Letters of Intent for incoming interns. The International Office can issue an extra internship agreement (Convention de Stage) upon request by the department where the internship will be carried out. Please read the information on this document provided here.

The International Office does not arrange traineeship placements at the University of Vienna.

Students who are interested in a traineeship at the University of Vienna must apply directly to the relevant department. Applications which are sent to the International Office or the Human Resources Department will not be processed.

Information for Med-students: The University of Vienna does not offer medical degree programmes. Please contact the International Office of Vienna's Med School.