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The European University Viadrina is located at the Germany-Poland border, and offers UT students a unique context to take a variety of courses from faculties of Law, Business Administration, Economics and Cultural Sciences alongside German and Polish students. Semester courses are taught in English, German, and other languages.

This program also features one of the few summer exchanges, which focuses on international relations, government, cultural studies, business, and foreign language.


Area(s) of Study

  • Accounting
  • Geography
  • International Business
  • Polish
  • Business Administration
  • German
  • Law
  • Russian
  • Cultural Studies
  • Government
  • Linguistics
  • Russian, East European, And Eu
  • Economics
  • History
  • Management
  • Social Science
  • European Studies
  • Humanities
  • Operations Management
  • Sociology
  • Finance

Sponsored by UT Austin - a University-wide Exchange

Academic Information

***Summer program suspended 2021*** Semester: 12-15 hours. Academic culture is independent. Your grade is usually dependent on one final exam, paper, or presentation. Summer: choose 6-9 hours from a selection of courses on a set topic geared toward humanities or business. Taught in English.


***Note: Lecture period ends in July (Spring term) or February (Fall term) and students usually can arrange to end by that time.*** Students can take courses in English. Otherwise, they can take courses taught in German if they are at high-intermediate (B2) level of German.

Language(s) of Instruction

German, English, and Polish


Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No


Summer Housing: Students generally live in apartment-style housing, but can live either on Germany or Poland side of the border. Semester housing: Students generally live in apartment-style housing. One scholarship per semester is available for a UT student to subsidize room & board.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Students pay a one-time $75 application fee and regular UT tuition. Fees are paid to EU Viadrina directly. Students are responsible for airfare, passport, housing, food, local transportation, & costs of living. Scholarships available from DAAD - DUE JAN. 31! (see link below under Additional Resources.)


- Spring
  • Program: April 1, 2021 to July 23, 2021
  • Priority Deadline: October 1, 2020
  • Final Deadline: November 15, 2020
- Summer Whole
  • Program: June 7, 2021 to July 23, 2021
  • Priority Deadline: February 1, 2021
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2021
- Fall
  • Program: October 1, 2021 to February 26, 2022
  • Priority Deadline: March 1, 2021
  • Final Deadline: May 15, 2021

Application Code


Additional Resources

Program Website
Visa Information
Program Dates

Next Step

1)View advising videos: Ed Abroad 101 and Explore Regional. Attend a live Q&A with questions 2)View Ready to Apply video 3)Self-authorize your application via the Get Started link below! Find videos, Q&A events here: Advisor: Lucie Zacharova

Program information above is subject to change