Orientation Week for Erasmus and Exchange Students

The Orientation Week for Erasmus and Exchange Students who will study at the University of Salzburg in the upcoming winter term 2018, will be held from Monday, 18 February to Friday, 22 February 2019. It is an essential event at the beginning of your studies here and a great opportunity to meet each other. We highly recommend your participation! Additional information events planned as well for the beginning of March.

 

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 February 18th to March 1st, 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. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is still possible until first course day, 18/02/2019 and if places available > Places for both courses are STILL available at the moment !

Courses take place at Unipark (Erzabt-Klotz-Straße 1) as follows:
Room # 4.101 Advanced course and room # 4.102 Basic course

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

Information about German Intensive Language Courses

Requirements & Aims for BEGINNERS/ADVANCED level

Application Process

Application for an exchange placement at the University of Salzburg must be made with the appropriate authority at your home university by using our application form for exchange students. Your application documents will be sent to us by your institutional representative

Application Deadlines

  • June 30 for the following academic year
  • June 30 for the following winter semester
  • November 30 for the following summer semester

Application Documents

  • CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcript of Records

Registration for Exchange Students

  • onlineVORANMELDUNG. Please make sure to note and remember the identification number you are assigned by the system.
  • Personal Registration at the Student Service Centre. Upon arrival in Salzburg, please come to the International Relations Office. Here you will receive an Welcome Folder and assistance with the further steps in the registration process.

Courses

PLUSonline Student Service Platform
For the course catalogue, the University of Salzburg and additional information on courses, please refer to thePLUSonline student service platform. It is also possible to search for courses taught in English with PLUSonline.

Learning Agreement

Erasmus students have to send their learning agreements before the mobility to the departmental Erasmus coordinator in Salzburg for signature, if possible.

For changes to the learning agreement during the mobility students, again, have to contact their departmental Erasmus coordinator in Salzburg.

Learning agreements after the mobility are equal to the official University of Salzburg transcript of records, which is downloadable via PLUSOnline in German and English (Studeinerfolgsnachweis).


Language Courses
The University of Salzburg generally expects all incoming students to have sufficient proficiency in German. This is not a required qualification; however, all potential students should be aware that the primary language used for coursework at the University is German. If you are not yet at this level or simply would like to brush up on your German, the University offers German language courses through the Department of German and the University Language Center which are taught according to varying levels of proficiency and run the length of each semester. The courses cost between €45 and €120.

German Language Intensive Courses before Semester starts
The University of Salzburg offers at the beginning of each semester intensive language preparation courses in German at two levels: A1 and B1. For more information on the courses, application and registration, please see top of page!

Health Insurance

Exchange students studying at our University must prove that they have a health insurance valid in Austria. Students from EU/EEA countries are required to possess the European Health Insurance Card. Students from countries that have an insurance agreement with Austria should bring along the "A3 form", which is available at the national health insurance institutions of their home countries. All other students are recommended either to purchase health insurance in their home country or to take out a health insurance policy for students (Studierendenselbstversicherung) with the Salzburger Gebietskrankenkasse (5020 Salzburg, Engelbert-Weiß-Weg 10, Tel.: +43 (0)662 8889-0, sgkk@sgkk.at, www.sgkk.at) upon arrival. The cost of this insurance coverage for students is € 58.39 per month (as of 2018).

Liability and Accident Insurance
Liability and accident insurance is included in the Austrian Student Union Membership Fee of € 19.70, which every student is obliged to pay. This insurance coverage is valid for all activities at the University. If you would like further insurance you will have to research other means of coverage yourself.

Buddy Network

The Buddy-Network is a service offered by the Austrian Students Union (ÖH)_International Branch in Salzburg. You can apply to be matched up with an Austrian "buddy", who will be able to guide and advise you at the beginning of your stay at the University of Salzburg.

If you are interested in participating, the Austrian Student Union_International Branch launched an application/registration process for you via: https://buddynetwork-salzburg.broaddy.com/register/

For more information on the service or if you are facing difficulties/problems, please contact the Austrian Student Union_International Branch Salzburg international(at)oeh-salzburg.at

Any Questions?!
The International Relations Office will be happy to help you.

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