Benefit from a comprehensive and interactive two-week program on international arbitration at the University of Vienna Austrian Arbitration Academy

Meet law students from all over the world and experience campus life on a lakeshore, against a breathtaking mountain backdrop.

Fields of study

  • Law

More information regarding specific course details can be found on the host university website.

Credit equivalent 

8 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 8 ECTS (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experience team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Please review the host university webpage for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the University of Vienna entry requirements

This program impacts on UQ Semester 2 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact teaching dates.

If you are intending to undertake your experience for-credit, it is strongly recommended that you submit your application to IGET at least 4 weeks before applying to the host to allow sufficient time for Faculty to complete the credit assessment. Please note however that it is your responsibility to meet the host application deadline.  

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The participation mode of this experience is Study Abroad. The program fee is approximately $2,700 AUD.

Detailed information regarding fees and inclusions can be found on the host university website


Accommodation is at an additional cost. Students are responsible for booking their own accommodation for their stay in Vienna. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the host university website


Internships and Global Experiences Grants

When you submit your application for an experience, you are automatically considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the Short-Term Experiences Funding  page for details. 


You may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP Loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth-supported student.

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.


University of Vienna CourseBEL Credit Assessment

Austrian Arbitration Academy (8 ECTS)

Eligible for credit towards Unspecified LAWS5xxx Elective (2 UQ Units)

 Student Testimonials

Anna - University of Vienna Austrian Arbitration Academy

B Arts / B Laws (Honors), Winter 2023

The Austrian Arbitration Academy sounded like the perfect experience to combine two of my passions: the German language and law.



Leidi - University of Vienna Austrian Arbitration Academy

B Commerce / B Laws (Honours), Winter 2023

I learnt a lot about international commercial arbitration and really enjoyed the environment.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 14  April 2024
Host: 29 Feb 2024

Program Dates

Start: 13 July 2024
End: 27 July 2024*


*For-credit only as dates impact on UQ Semester 2

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Vienna, Austria (In-person)
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate


If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

OS-HELP Loan application deadlines close before the Summer and Winter Short-Term Study application deadlines. Please visit the OS-HELP Loan website for deadline dates as late applications will not be accepted.

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.