Three months is not a very long time to be away from Stanford, and there's a lot to gain: the experience makes you rethink prejudices, experience new ways of learning, new people, and how they deal with things differently coming from various backgrounds.
María García Lecuona
MIP Alumna, Class of 2015

The Stanford–Vienna Academic Exchange is an Autumn Quarter exchange program between MIP and the Vienna School of International Studies (DA). Two second-year students from each institution are selected by application to receive fellowships to spend Autumn Quarter in an academic exchange at the other institution. The DA is a postgraduate professional school dedicated to preparing talented graduates for international careers and positions of leadership in international affairs. Training areas encompass international relations, political science, international and EU law, economics, history and languages.