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International Days in Social Work 3 - 7 June 2019 | School of Medical Engineering and Applied Social Sciences, Linz

Crossroads in Social Work - Could we break free from the shackles of fear and limitation?

The Department of Social Work and the International Office Linz are inviting teachers and students to join us for a 5-day programme of lectures, workshops and cultural activities – offering everyone the chance to meet people from different countries and to look at Social Work from an international and intercultural perspective. In addition, we will visit social organisations active in a variety of different areas, such as child and family welfare, immigration or homelessness. 

Students who join and complete the programme will receive up to 2 ECTS.

For lecturers coming from our Erasmus+ partner institutions: please note that your stay might be eligible for Erasmus+ grant. Please ask your International Office.

For overseas-students and lecturers an extension to 2nd week of stay (until 14 June 2019) will be possible. 


Cultural Trip (optional)

On Monday, 3 June 2019, we will show you the beauty of Austria and take the chance to get to know eachother 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.


In order to apply for our event, please contact us at and let us know whether you're a student or a lecturer. 

Registration has been closed, we are happy to welcome nearly 80 students and lecturers from 13 different countries!



Participation Fee

Participation fee for the International Days (4 – 7 June 2019): 50,-- Euro per student and lecturer. The fee will cover costs such as welcome and farewell lunch/dinner, weekly-pass for public transport Linz, etc.

Participation fee for the optional cultural trip to Salt Mine Hallein and Salzburg (3 June 2019): 30,-- Euro/student and 50,-- Euro/lecturer.

Travel costs, costs for lodging and meals (apart from 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. 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.