Semester Exchange Abroad – Vienna, Austria

University of Vienna

Fall Semester Dates: Early October – End of January

Spring Semester:Early March – End of June

No exchange available in Summer

Overview | Academics | Visa Info | Housing | Program Costs | Applications & Deadlines


  • One of the first law schools established in Europe.
  • Research and teaching activities comprise all traditional fields of legal studies, as well as 38 special concentrations.
  • Internationally renowned for its innovative power in pioneering legal frontiers and educating lawyers.
  • Vienna is a vibrant internationally oriented city with its many international organizations, its international business community, its nearby technology clusters, and its dominant cultural emphasis.


  • Language of Instruction: most courses are offered in German, some in English.
  • Recommended Course Load: to be decided by Santa Clara Law.
  • Academic Focus: European Union law, technology law.

Visa Information

  • Austrian student visa required.


  • The University of Vienna does not provide housing assistance. All students of the University of Vienna arrange their own accommodations.

Program Costs

  • Students pay tuition to Santa Clara University.
  • The University of Vienna does not have any statistical data on this issue.

Applications & Deadlines