Spend an exchange semester abroad
Are you interested in participating in an education abroad experience during your time here at FHWN?
Our partner university network offers the possibility for spending an exchange semester abroad. The workload abroad will be recognised (ECTS) and you may take advantage of
- academic, professional and personal benefit
- international network
- improvement of language skills
- increased cultural knowledge and awareness
We are looking forward to working with you and guiding you through this exciting process as we expect your study abroad experience to be one of the most exciting, educational and challenging opportunities of your life.
Your exchange semester options
- Erasmus+ programme
Spend an exchange semester at a partner university within Europe and receive an Erasmus+ grant of € 300 - €350 per month. You pay the regular Austrian tuition fee to FHWN as usual, but do not have to pay any tuition fee at our partner university.
- Joint study programme
Spend an exchange semester at a Non-European partner university. You pay the regular Austrian tuition fee to FHWN as usual, but do not have to pay any tuition fee at our partner university.
- Free mover
Spend an exchange semester at a university of your own choice. You pay the regular Austrian tuition fee to FHWN as usual and additionally you have to pay the tuition fee at the university chosen. Furthermore you are requested to organise your semester abroad on your own.
You prove your flexibility and adaptability by having lived abroad, gaining key qualities in the employment market.
Students who study abroad describe it as a life changing experience with noticeable differences in their confidence, self-reliance and all round abilities as an individual.
Studies show that students who study abroad gain in decision making capabilities, academic interest and open mindedness, this has proven to make better students and higher grades
You will meet new friends from all over the world
Students report having made ‘countless’ friends with students from Australia to Canada; South America to Denmark and in this digital age it is easy to keep in touch. These friendships are often long lasting and deep as you are all experiencing the exhilarating challenge of studying in a new country.