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

From 18 May 2020 onwards, the University of Vienna gradually resumes its research and administration operations. Incoming trainees have to clarify with their supervisors at the departments, if they can start their traineeships.

The decision whether a traineeship can be started has to be made at the respective department. Departments have to make sure that the Covid19-regulations for university operations from 18 May 2020 onwards will be met during traineeships.

Supervision of trainees resides solely with the departments, and has to be coordinated with superiors and the Human Resources Department. The International Office is not involved.

Incoming trainees have to arrange enough time for possible quarantines when travelling to Austria.

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.