Go International!

A visit abroad whilst studying is the best way to get to know new countries, (knowledge) cultures, languages and people.

The benefits you gain from this experience will stay with you your whole life long!


Stays abroad and Covid-19

Starting from 1 June 2021, students are able to go abroad even if there is a Covid-19 related travel warning for the respective host country (security levels 5 & 6 according to the BMEIA).

The International Office will inform nominated students about the details of the current regulations.

Study visit to a partner university within Europe

  • Bachelor’s, master's, diploma
  • Bachelor’s students: from the 3rd semester; master’s students: from the 1st semester
  • Duration: one term (max. 5 months)
  • Monthly grant: € 390-490 (depending on the host country)
  • Application deadline: depending on your department, at the latest: 05 March (winter semester, summer semester or full academic year) or 05 October (remaining places, summer semester)

Self-organised traineeship abroad with relevance for your studies in Europe

  • Bachelor’s, master's, diploma, PhD
  • Bachelor’s students: from the 3rd semester; master’s students: from the 1st semester
  • Duration of funding: 2 months to 5 months
  • Monthly grant: € 540 - € 640 (depending on the host country)
  • Applications possible throughout the year (at least six weeks before the start of the traineeship)

Study visit to a partner university in Australia, Canada, USA, Africa, Asia, Russia, Latin America, Ukraine, Israel

  • Bachelor’s, master's, diploma
  • At least two semesters in the field of study and STEOP completed
  • Duration: one or two terms (4-9 months)
  • Monthly grant: € 250-500 + travel allowance
  • Application deadline: November or February (depending on the country)

Study visit to an Erasmus+ partner university outside of Europe

  • Master's or doctorate
  • NO undergraduate bachelor's students
  • Duration: one term
  • Monthly grant: € 650 + one-time travel allowance
  • Application deadline: start of October or start of February

Funding to work on your thesis abroad (laboratory work, fieldwork, work in archives, libraries, academic collections, etc.) worldwide.

  • Master's, diploma, PhD
  • For research within the scope of a diploma/master's thesis or a dissertation
  • Duration: 2 weeks-3 months
  • Monthly grant: € 600-€ 1,100 + travel grant
  • Application deadline: 15 February, 15 May, 15 October

Erasmus+ Blended Intensive Programmes