Universität Innsbruck - Exchange

Universitat Innsbruck

City: Innsbruck Country: Austria

Universität Innsbruck Website


What Innsbruck has to offer:

  • A location in the heart of the Alps - close to Salzburg, Vienna, Berlin, Prague, Venice, Florence, and Zurich
  • A productive studying environment, with 16 faculties and a broad spectrum of programs
  • A scholastic environment that has housed Nobel Prize winning professors
  • Breathtaking landscape that provides an abundance of opportunities for hiking, skiing, mountain biking, and climbing
  • Check out these great videos about the University of Innsbruck experience here and here!
  • Read more about the experience of a past go abroad participant who did a 6-month long exchange at the University of Innsbruck!

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Fall, Winter, Full Year

Term Dates:

Fall term equivalent:  October - February

Winter term equivalent:  March - June

Please note: Examinations are usually in the last week of the semester but some exams might take place later.  Students need to read Innsbruck course descriptions very carefully to find out when they would be expected to write their final exams.

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

See Eligibility.

Course Information

Language of Instruction: English, German

Although not required, learning some basic German before your exchange would certainly help to give you a smoother experience while living in Innsbruck.

Field of Study: All with the exception of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing

Universitat Innsbruck has 2 courses specifically designed for exchange students: Intercultural Communication and The European Union.

Many courses at the graduate level can be taken by undergraduate students and many would be equivalent to upper year undergraduate courses at UAlberta.

Universität Innsbruck Course Information

Universität Innsbruck Credit Information


Universität Innsbruck Accommodation

Program Contact

University of Alberta International, Education Abroad

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Funding Opportunities 

Students receive on average between $1,400-$2,000 in funding.

Over 80% of students who apply get funding.

Education Abroad Awards