Linz CampusMedical Engineering & Applied Social Sciences

International Days 2020Crossroads in Social Work

25 - 29 May 2020

The Department of Social Work and the International Office Linz are inviting teaching colleagues to take an active part in this programme by giving a lecture or leading a workshop (eligible for Erasmus+ Teaching Exchange funding).

Students are invited to join us and receive up to 2 ECTS for their participation.

In addition to lectures and workshops, our programme will include site visits to social organisations active in a variety of different areas, such as child and family welfare or immigration.

For overseas-students and lecturers an extension to a 2nd week of stay (until 5 June 2020) is possible. Further details upon request. 

Cultural Trip (optional)

On Monday, 25 May 2020, we will show you the beauty of Austria and take the chance to get to know each other before the official start of the international days. Join us for an optional trip to the famous Hallein Salt Mine. After that we will visit Salzburg where you will have the possibility of exploring this picturesque city on your own before we then return to Linz.


Deadline: 31 January 2020

In order to register for our event, please send us an e-mail to and let us know whether you are a lecturer or student. We will then send you the application form.


The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria is able to cover some of the spending but we need to charge you a portion of costs. Therefore following fees will be charged:

Participation fee for the International Days:
26 - 29 May 2020: 50,-- Euro/student; 70,-- Euro/lecturer.

The fee will cover costs such as welcome and farewell lunch/dinner and a weekly-pass for public transport in Linz.

Participation fee for the optional cultural trip to Hallein Salt Mine & Salzburg:
25 May 2020: 30,-- Euro/student and 50,-- Euro/lecturer.

Travel costs, costs for lodging and meals (apart of the welcome and farewell dinner) are to be covered by the participants.


Linz offers a variety of hotels at different price levels. The closest new and very low priced hotel is the “Montagehotel Business & City” which is situated just around the corner (approx. 5 min. walk) of the FH Upper Austria. We have also pre-reserved a certain amount of rooms at the new “Amedia Hotel” (2 min. walking distance) – please let us know if you intend to stay there and we will inform you about the special rate and give you the reservation code. Upon request we will gladly suggest other hotels. Also, one of the cheapest and most convenient ways of staying in Linz is through Airbnb.  

Please book your stay individually.