COVID-19 Update

Students considering returning to their home country, should be aware of any travel warnings that may apply to the journey. Check home countries' authorities's websites to find latest news.

It’s the home countries' responsibility to support their students in organising the return back home.

Note: Deregistration with the City of Salzburg is possible by email to meldeamt(at) by sending the completed registration form "Meldezettel" and an ID/passport copy.    

Students shall stay in regular email contact with their teachers and coordinators in Salzburg and sending universities.

The following measures were decided upon and are being implemented:

  • Teaching is organised via distance learning.
  • Teaching staff must be available to students. 
  • All exams are suspended until after Easter. The first possible examination day is expected to be April 20, 2020 
  • All library locations have been closed.
  • All offices with personal contact are closed.

Those who are going back home and want to continue the exchange studies online, please write an email to each of your professors requesting to continue your classes remotely through distance learning and make sure to cc us in every email.

Please take the recommendations issued by the University of Salzburg Board into account and keep yourself informed by checking the homepage regularly. The University of Salzburg published FAQs, as well as other useful information on the current situation, on the news website 

Students are welcome to ask for our support by mail and phone.

Keep contact to other office/exchange responsibles, e.g. student dorms/house keepers, etc.

Orientation Week for Erasmus and Exchange Students


Information regarding semester dates and courses is available here:

Between Admission and Arrival in Salzburg

After receipt of your admission letter you should:

After Arrival in Salzburg

After your arrival in Salzburg, you should move into your temporary or permanent housing. Next, you should come to the International Relations Office. To finalize the registration process you'll need the admission letter, an Incoming Status Form (issued by the International Office in Salzburg) and your passport.