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Orientation Weeks for Erasmus and Exchange Students

The Orientation period for Erasmus and Exchange Students who will study at the University of Salzburg in the upcoming winter semester 2019/2020, will start on Monday, 16 September and ends on Friday, 27 September 2019. It is an essential event at the beginning of your studies here. Your participation is not mandatory, but we highly recommend you to take part in. You are going to receive important information with regard to the admission process, course selection and registration. You get an overview on university facilities, student life, organizations, etc. Above all you have the great opportunity to meet each other before the start of courses, as also social events are part of the orientation programme. The orientation sessions are going to take place at different places (more or less in the old town) and at different times (before and after noon). The detailed programme is not yet finished, but will be published as soon as possible on our webpage.


Celebration of the University of Salzburg, Tag der Universität, 2019

Barrierefreiheit: Kurzbeschreibung des Bildes

Pictured from left to right: ao. Univ. Prof. Dr. Sylvia Hahn (Vice Rector for International Relations and Communication), Leonie Viviane Schmidt, Vanessa Wellmann, Oliver Beilharz, Viktoria Fuchsbichler, Sabrina Schulz (representing Sophie Brössler), Leonie Young (IMC-Tutorin, International Office), Oliver Huchel (representing Sonja Wendlinger), Alram Emanuel Michael Lehmann, Christine Drack, Peter Mayr (Director, International Office)  

On the 5th of June, Tag der Universität 2019, the most internationally engaged students were honoured in the Unipark Nonntal within the framework of the "Photo Competition and International Mobility Certificate (IMC) Award Ceremony" organized by the Vice Rectorate for International Relations and Communication.

Read the full article here

You can have a look at all the entries for the photo competition "My Time Studying/Training Abroad" here.

German Intensive Courses for ERASMUS and Exchange students

The University of Salzburg Department of German offers intensive language courses in German for incoming ERASMUS and exchange students from September 16th to 27th, 2019. Course Hours: Monday to Friday  09:15 – 10:45 a.m. and 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. A course consists of 30 hours, this effectively means 3 hours of classroom teaching per day for 2 weeks. The aim of the course is both to improve the participants' language competence of German and help the participants to handle everyday situations in Austria. Contribution to costs: € 40.00 per course. 

More information on courses, fees and application are available here:

Information about German Intensive Language Courses

Requirements & Aims for BEGINNERS/ADVANCED level

If more support requested, contact: Mrs. Elke Renner from German Department.

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