In view of the exceptional situation this year, we have decided not merely to cancel this event but to adapt it. We thus offer all IWs organised by us at UAS BFI Vienna and by our partners in Belgium, France, Germany, Denmark and England online!

This way, you will be able to gather international learning experience even in times of online teaching.

You will be offered interesting courses in business studies, marketing, finance and HR, largely for free. If you complete a course, it will be credited for one UAS course. You will not only get to know your international team members during course time but also in online social activities.

Even with a virtual International Week you will be expected to participate actively. Only second-year students and higher will be admitted. You can register on our mobility platform Mobility Online (see infobox)

Registration deadline: 4 January 2021

International Bachelor Weeks – outgoing students

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  • Short stay abroad during the academic year
  • International experience
  • Workload transfer
  • Enhancing foreign language proficiency
  • Acquiring intercultural skills

In addition to a conventional semester abroad, students have the chance to collaborate with students from various countries and gain international experience in these international weeks. Multinational working groups examine a particular question and then present their findings.

  • Working language: English
  • Programme of social events available
  • Absence due to participation in an IW is excused if this would result in overall attendance in a particular course falling below 70%.
  • A completed International Week is recognised for courses specified in advance.
  • The partner institutions set the fees for participation (EUR 200-300).
  • Students have to organise travel to and from the event themselves.

Information on administrative topics related to international weeks is available in the download section of the website

  • Fees
  • Recognition of attendance
  • Registration process
  • Selection procedure

Part-time students and students with family commitments will be given preference in the selection procedure, as the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna aims to enhance the mobility options available to such students. However, we look forward to receiving applications from ALL students.

Applications

Target group

UAS BFI students in year 2 or higher

How to apply

The process comprises several steps:

1. Application via our Mobility Online applications platform, specifying 3-4 preferred destinations.
2. Transfer of a deposit to the university’s bank account (the deposit will be refunded if your application is rejected, but not if you withdraw your application)
3. Approval of the application by the respective degree programme director
4. Allocation to a respective IW location
5. Payment of the fee (less the deposit) into the university’s bank account
6. Registration with the partner institution

Return and recognition

After completing the IW, you will receive confirmation of attendance from the host institution. You must then submit an application for recognition of the IW to your degree programme director.

Detailed information is provided every autumn.

Austria / Marketing / Zoo

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Belgium / Marketing / Innovation

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Belgium / Marketing / Beer

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Belgium / Marketing / Tintin

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Denmark / Marketing / Beer

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Finland / Marketing / Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency

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France / Marketing / Theme Parks & Sustainable Development

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Germany / Marketing / Mercedes-Benz

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The Netherlands / Marketing / Lucas Bols

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England / Marketing / Luxury Cruises

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Belgium / Finance/ Accountancy / Str@tvision Plus

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Belgium / Business / Entrepreneurship / Accountancy / Finance

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Austria / Human Resources / Digitalisation / Special Needs

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Ihre Ansprechpartnerin

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Mag.a Claudia Redtenbacher

Internationale Koordinatorin, Personalmobilität, Internationale Wochen

Tel.: +43/1/720 12 86 - 80
claudia.redtenbacher@fh-vie.ac.at