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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 09/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: University Exchange Housing Options: Dormitory
Credit Type: Transfer Credit Language of Instruction: English, German
Program Description:
Un of Applied Sci FHWN LogoFachhochschule Wiener Neustadt: University of Applied Sciences
Fachhochschule Wiener Neustadt: University of Applied Sciences in Austria offers international exchange students excellent opportunities to study in English in an international environment. The University is perfectly located in the heart of Europe, in Wiener Neustadt, a city near the country's capital, Vienna. Exchange students are provided with an extensive support system through FH Wiener Neustadt's International Office. Services include airport pick up and on-site orientation, optional organized excursions, on-site support, and a buddy network where you can be partnered with a local student.

Semester Dates:
  • Fall: Early September to mid-December
  • Spring: Mid February to mid-June
Host University Courses:
  • Language and Culture Courses: Click here
  • Business Program (in English): Click here
  • Full Course Listing (must have upper-intermediate level German proficiency): Click here

  • Host University Housing Information: Click Here
  • See Housing Type(s) above
  • Housing and meals are NOT included in the program cost

  • Students pay regular Drake Tuition to their Drake Account for semester and year-long programs
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships generally apply as they would if the student were studying on campus
  • All additional fees (housing, meals, books, optional excursions, airfare, etc.) will be paid separately
Students should meet with the Office of Student Financial Planning once a program is chosen to discuss their award amounts 

Drake students participating on this program are required to complete the following steps:
  1. Drake Exchange Application
    • Attend an Education Abroad 101 Session
    • Click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page
    • Schedule a meeting with an Education Abroad Advisor BEFORE the application deadline
  2. Drake Exchange Nomination
    • Receive notification of status within two weeks after the application deadline
  3. Host University Application 
    • Schedule a meeting with an Education Abroad Advisor to complete the host university application AFTER nomination
    • Note: FHWN requires a valid passport (good for at least 6 months post-travel) and proof of International Health Insurance at time of application. 
  4. Host University Acceptance
    • Upload a copy of host university acceptance letter to application
For additional exchange student information, click on the Homepage link above.