Exchange Programme - University of Macau Faculty of Law

What does this Exchange Programme have to offer?

In the framework of this Exchange Programme, students of Vienna’s Law School have the opportunity to study at the University of Macau Faculty of Law (Semester 1: 9 August-19 December 2020). The tuition fees are waived for exchange students. However, students have to bear all other costs themselves, such as residential fees, meals and accommodation, books, health insurance (Overseas Student Health Cover), travelling expenses, and the fees for obtaining a visa. They will be assisted by the Global Affairs Office at the University of Macau.

Who is eligible to apply?

Students in law who have at least started the 2nd part of their study curriculum when applying.

Selection Criteria

  • Structured letter of motivation (including a description of the nature and content of the intended study purpose)
  • Excellent knowledge of English (based on recent TOEFL or IELTS results)
  • A basic knowledge of Chinese is recommended
  • Personal interview with the coordinator of this exchange program, Prof. August Reinisch. This will be offered upon assessment of the application material and invitation only.

Application Material

All documents are to be submitted in English!

  • Filled-in application form, accommodation form, and course selection form
  • Copy of Passport [expiry date: at least 1 month after end of exchange period]
  • Colored Passport-sized Photo (with white background), 28mm x 22mm, JPEG File (10kb)
  • CV
  • Structured letter of motivation
  • Recommendation Letter by a member of the University of Vienna’s Law School Faculty
  • Transcripts (academic report / course grades issued by the University of Vienna)
  • Proof of excellent knowledge of English (computer-based TOEFL, minimum: 92, IELTS: 6,5), as well as possibly Chinese.

As a matter of principle, you will be able to receive the allowance also while studying in China. Students already obtaining student allowances are also eligible to request a grant for studying abroad. Applications are to be made as soon as possible. For further information please contact the: Studienbeihilfenbehörde, Gudrunstr. 179A, 1100 Wien, Tel.: 601730,

Application Deadline and Modalities

Please submit your application material for the coming study year no later than 12 March 2020 to Mag. Claudia Luxon either via email ( ) or in envelopes to the Section for International Law and International Relations at the Juridicum (5th floor, Stiege 2). Decisions will be made by the selection committee immediately thereafter so that the best applicants receive their invitations to an interview before the end of March.