The University of Vienna January Law Short Term Program was created in cooperation with the University's Law department and offers a wide range of English-taught courses in International Law. 

Field of Study

  • Law

For more detailed information regarding the courses available, please see the BEL Faculty Credit Assessment tab.

Credit Equivalent 

7 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 7 ECTS are successfully completed (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 Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host university for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria. There are 9 available places in the University of Vienna January Law Short Term Program. Students will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Applicants must apply to the Internships and Global Experiences team by 8 September 2023 to be considered. 

Successful applicants will be nominated to the University of Vienna by UQ  following the application deadline. Selected students will be required to submit an online registration to the University of Vienna directly. 


The participation mode of this experience is Reciprocity. The tuition fee is paid directly to UQ.

Students are responsible for costs associated with the Austrian Students' Union Fee, accommodation, travel and living expenses. 


Accommodation can be arranged at an additional cost. 


Internships and Global Experiences Grants

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

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with BEL International Mobility Manager 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.

January Law ProgramBEL Credit Assessment

Human Rights II

Students enrolled in LLB(Hons) may be eligible for credit towards #2 unspecified level 5 Laws Elective/Flexible Core course (1 course).

Selected Issues of International Law

International Courts and Tribunals

General Legal Framework of the Use of Outer Space Technologies


Key Dates

Program dates:

Start: 8 January 2024
End: 26 January 2024

Applications are now closed.

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Reciprocity
Location: Vienna, Austria
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

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

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.​