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Universitat Wien LAW EXC
Vienna, Austria (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Semester 2,
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
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Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Program Details:
Level:
Postgraduate coursework, Undergraduate
Language/s:
English, German
Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
Anticipated Places:
TBC
Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
Agreement Scope:
Sydney Law School
Ranking:
161
Program Description:

About

Universität Wien (University of Vienna)
Location: Vienna, Austria
Year Established: 1365
Student population: 91,900 (25,600 international students)

About 
The University of Vienna is the largest and highest ranked university in Austria, and the oldest in the German-speaking world. It’s a highly international university right in the heart of Vienna, one of the world’s most liveable cities. Vienna Law School was one of the first established in Europe and it is still renowned for its research and legal education.
 
Highlights                                                     
Here you’ll study at a law school that pushes the frontiers and produces graduates who contribute to international understanding of the law in today’s changing, globalised world. The university’s sheer size and the breadth of its programs make it the most diverse educational institution in Austria. Its large and cosmopolitan community studies in modern facilities, backed by 650 years of experience and internationally renowned research.

Unique characteristics
One of Europe’s oldest and largest universities, the University of Vienna is leading the internationalisation of Austria’s tertiary sector. About one quarter of its 91,000 students come from outside Austria, with students from 130 countries attending more than 10,000 lectures here every year. The School of Law covers all traditional fields of legal studies as well as 38 special concentrations, with a special focus on European Union law and the intersection of law, science and technology.
 
Location
With opulent historic palaces, a vibrant cultural scene, cozy coffee houses and plenty of entertainment, Vienna is one of the world’s great cities. Once the seat of the Habsburg monarchy and the home of musicians including Mozart, Haydn, Schubert, Beethoven, and Brahms, it’s still a city of music and museums. It’s also very safe and can be easily explored by foot.

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at host university

Subject Area/s: Law

Exclusions apply


Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Winter Semester: October - January
Summer Semester: March - June
 
Credits (full time load/semester)  

University of Sydney

Host University

24cpts

30 ECTS


The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.


Grading System
1 – Excellent (outstanding performance)
2 – Good (generally good, but with some errors)
3 – Satisfactory (generally sound work with a number of substantial errors)
4 – Sufficient (performance meets the minimum criteria)
5 – Unsatisfactory (< 50%; substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work)
 
Transcripts Issued by Partner
There are various ways of obtaining your transcript from the host university
 

Languages

Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English and German.
 
Language Requirement
Exchange students who wish to study at the University of Vienna generally do not need an official language test, however they will need to be able to understand, speak and write German at an adequate level. If students wish to improve their German language skills in preparation for their stay or during the semester, they can register for language classes at the Language Centre of the University of Vienna.
 

Living

What is Vienna like?
Find out more information about the host city,

 
Accommodation 
Check out your accommodation options at the host university.
 
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.
 
Insurance
Students are required to obtain health insurance valid in Austria during their stay as exchange students.
 
Additional fees
All exchange students are exempt from paying a tuition fee at the University of Vienna.
Nevertheless, every student has to pay the fee for the Austrian National Union of Students (ÖH = Österreichische HochschülerInnenschaft) of currently €18.70 per semester (winter semester 2015/16) in order to be enrolled at the University of Vienna.

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Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university

Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar

Orientation
Information about orientation for exchange students
 
Visas
Information from the host university
Information from the Embassy of Austria in Australia
 

Student Experiences

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