Special exchange program for students from Ukrainian universitites individual
Kindly note that application is closed for winter semester 2022/23. Information about the application process for summer semester 2023 will be published by September 30, 2022.
In order to support Ukrainian Higher Education Institutions in the current situation, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) launches a special exchange program in the academic year 2022/23.
For this purpose, WU opens exchange study places for students in business administration and economics studying at Ukrainian universities.
Students who have been selected for the special exchange program will be able to attend courses at WU in winter semester 2022/23. Up to 15 places will be available for individual applicants.
Available places and scholarships
Up to 15 exchange study places (bachelor-level) are available for individual applicants in the winter semester 2022/23 (September 2022 to January 2023).
If you are a master-level student or if you have recently graduated from a bachelor program at a Ukrainian university and would like to attend master-level courses on exchange basis at WU Vienna please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We would then check on individual basis if an admission as exchange students at master-level is possible.
Applicants must study in the field of business administration and/or economics. Students are expected to attend a full workload (30 ECTS credits) during their studies at WU. Credits obtained shall be transferred to the regular degree program at their Ukrainian home university.
Selected students are invited to apply for the Ernst Mach Ukraine Grants of the Austrian government. For details, please see the information on the website.
Application and requirements
Current enrollment in an undergraduate/bachelor study program in business and/or economics.
Students must have completed at least a minimum of two years full-time studies in the field of business and/or economics.
Excellent English language skills: min. B2 level (Common European Framework of Languages).
Application and selection process for individual applicants:
Fill in the online application form (available until July 4, 2022) and upload the following documents:
Confirmation of enrollment from your home university
Transcript of records from your home university
Consent from your home university (i.e. confirmation from your home university that you are allowed to apply for the special exchange program and attend the program, if selected)
Confirmation of English language skills equivalent to B2 level (e.g. English language certificate, English language test like IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge)
Motivation letter indicating why you would like to study at WU Vienna for the special exchange program
Application and selection deadlines:
Application deadline for students: June 30, 2022
Late applications possible until July 4, 2022
Announcement of the selection: July 7, 2022 (latest)
Academic calendar and important dates
Latest date of arrival: September 13, 2022
Start of winter semester: October 1, 2022
End of winter semester: January 28, 2023
We expect students to arrive in Vienna on September 13, 2022 at the latest. Please note that it is mandatory to participate in the welcome days on September 14-15, 2022. Pre-Semester German language courses are offered between September 19-30, 2022.
Accommodation: If you get selected for the program, please be aware that you will have to organize accommodation independently. To make the process easier, WU provides a list of recommendations.
Contact at WU Vienna
If you have open questions, please contact the following e-mail adress: email@example.com