On this page you will find information on the requirements that must be met in order to undertake an Erasmus+ International study visit outside of Europe:

Target group

Who can apply?

Students of the University of Vienna who, at the time of applying,

  • are enrolled in a Bachelor or a diploma Programme in a field of study relevant to the application and have successfully completed the STEOP exams as well as two Semesters of studying. 
  • have been admitted to study for master’s or a PhD in a field of study relevant to the application
  • have not exceeded the maximum duration of 12 months of mobility in the current study cycle. Erasmus+ study visits and traineeships which have already been completed must be subtracted from your 12 month quota.
  • have not yet completed their studies
  • have not exceeded the minimum duration plus a maximum of four additional semesters
  • fulfil the language requirements

Application deadline

  • February 1st (application deadline for a study visit in the winter semester)
  • October 1st (application deadline for a study visit in the summer semester)

Unfortunately, applications received after this date cannot be considered!

Language certificate

For a successful application at one of our partner universities an official language certificate must be submitted at the time of applying.

The required language and level of proficiency is shown in the table below:

CountryUniversityrequired language skills
BrasilUniversidade Federal FluminensePortuguese: B2
GhanaThe University of GhanaEnglish: B2
IsraelThe Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(Rothberg International School)
English: TOEFL 90 or IELTS 7.0 or equivalent to B2
JapanKyoto UniversityEnglish: B2 or Japanese: JLPT N1 or equivalent
MauritiusUniversity of MauritiusFrench: B2
MongoliaNational University of MongoliaEnglish or Mongolian: B2
RussiaLomonosov Moscow State UniversityRussian: B2
RussiaFinancial University MoscowRussian or English: B2
UkraineIvan Franko National University of LvivEnglish or Ukrainian: B2
UkraineTaras Shevchenko National University of KyivEnglish or Ukrainian: B2


Language certificates accepted

Criteria for selection

  • Language and academic qualifications of candidates for undertaking a research visit abroad. Written proof required (transcripts, TOEFL/language certificates, letter of recommendation)!
  • Type and aims of the proposed research/study visit abroad ( statement of purpose or research plan)
  • Academic record to date (duration and grades)
  • In the case of positions offered for MA or PhD students, preference will be given to PhD candidates in allocating the places
  • Quality of the personal interview with the selection panel