Erasmus Philosophy


Fall 2018: Assignment of remaining places (for an Erasmus stay in summer semester 2019)

The application period for remaining places for an Erasmus+ stay in summer semester 2019 is open from Sept 15th 2018 until Oct 15th 2018.

For further information on places available within your course of study, please visit Please note: remaining places for summer semester 2019 will not be advertised before Sept 15th 2018.


General information regarding the application procedure

a.) Am I eligible for an application?

Applications are possible for BA-, MA-, PhD- and teacher training students. The date of your application will have no effect on the nomination process, as long as the application is summited in time – i.e. first come, first serve does not apply! 


b.) How do I apply?

Two steps need to be considered in order to register:

1. Create a new profile and register online via the Erasmus website:

2. After successful registration you then need to apply directly via e-mail to the Erasmus-Coordinator for Outgoing-Students at the Department of Philosophie: Dirk Kindermann (


c.) What documents do I need to attach to my application?

Documents needed are a CV, transcript of records, language certificate* and a letter of motivation (2 pages at most).

*About the Language Certificate:

A language certificate is needed for all applications to non-German universities. For Italian, Spanish, French and English speaking countries a level of at least B1 or B2 in the respective language is typically needed. Concerning our Eastern and Northern European partner universities a good grasp of English will suffice. Information concerning the submission process, as well as how and where language certificates may be best obtained can be found here:


d.) Which partner universities can I apply for?

Applications are possible for up to three different universities (please make sure to include your preferences in your letter of motivation).

An overview over our partner universities can be found here.

Please note: There are only remainder places for summer term 2019. More information can be found on top of this page.

Further information can be found here.


Who to contact

For outgoing students

Dirk Kindermann | e-mail:

Please note: for questions concerning learning agreements and the acknowledgement of credits obtained at your host university, please contact Peter Fritzsche or David Wagner:


For incoming students

Anna Wieder | e-mail:


Internships abroad

The Erasmus Programme also offers support for practical training abroad. Applications may be submitted directly to the office for international relations at the University of Vienna.

Further information concerning study visits and internships abroad can be found here.


Further information (in German only)

Detailed information on the different places of study as well as on the application process can be found in the following leaflets:

Important information concerning your application:


Important information concerning our partner universities and available places: