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This page is the brochure for your selected program. You can view the provided information for this program on this page and click on the available buttons for additional options.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 04/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 04/01/2019 ** 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:
University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt, Austria (FHWN) 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 40,000 inhabitants city in proximity to the country's capital Vienna. Exchange students are provided with an extensive support system through FHWN'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: End of August- End of December (just before Christmas)
  • Spring: Mid February- End of 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
  • Credits earned through a Drake exchange program will count as transfer credits
  • Course Pre-Approval Forms are required as part of the program application
  • Participants are required to maintain full-time status while abroad
  • Note: Exchange Partner semester dates may conflict with the Drake University academic calendar

  • 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.