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Vienna Application

Apply below! Problems? Questions? Call Michelle at 416-635-2883 x 5018

This program is intended for young professionals engaged in the Jewish community and interested in further learning about the history of the Holocaust in Vienna, understanding the current Jewish life in Vienna, and dialoguing for the future. 

For information about costs, eligibility, and trip requirements, please see Trip Details.

Please do not book a flight until your acceptance to the program is confirmed by program staff. Following the application review, eligible candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview. 

Personal Information

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We require proof of a valid passport (expiring at least 6 months after the end of our program) and travel medical insurance in case of emergency. If you will obtain travel coverage upon flight booking, you may defer sending a copy of your insurance until that time.

Documents should be emailed to amayer@ujafed.org.

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Personal Details

Please write a short bio (3-5 sentences) to be used during the program. It is helpful to include your current work / area of study and interests. This bio will be shared with all program participants.

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Please email a photo of you (headshot) to Andreas at amayer@ujafed.org which will be shared with your fellow program participants.

Please write a short statement (1-2 paragraphs) explaining why you would like to participate in this program.

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Please tell us about any volunteer work, community involvement, educational and/or philanthropic interests or leadership initiatives that you feel represents you and makes you a strong candidate for this program.

Please outline any allergies, physical and/or psychological conditions, or other medical or personal information that may affect your participation in the program (all information is strictly confidential). For example, extensive walking and long days will be a part of the program.

Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions and if you are kashruth-observant. We are not able to guarantee all diet options at every meal. (select all that apply)

It is helpful for us to know if you have previously participated in group travel to Europe, Israel, etc.:

Do you have a personal or familial connection to Austria or Vienna? The answer will not affect your eligibility for the program, but helps the staff in tailoring this year's program to our group.

Do you have any additional comments? Would you like to tell us anything else to ensure a successful experience for you?

Please Note:

This program is highly subsidized through the generosity of the Jewish Welcome Service in Vienna.
The program fee is $550 CAD for applications received by February 28 ($650 CAD after that date), payable upon acceptance to the program. There is no registration fee.

The program includes hotel accommodations (based on double occupancy), most meals, museum and attraction admission associated with itinerary, and ground transportation. Participants are responsible for their own flight to and from Vienna. For complete information, see trip details.

Please do not book any flights until you have been officially accepted into the program.

All requests for double occupancy will be assigned a roommate randomly unless a name is supplied below.

Supplementary Documentation

Please email us the following documents in order to complete your application:

  1. Scan of passport (expiring no earlier than 6 months after travel dates)
  2. Photo of yourself (a headshot)
  3. Proof of travel insurance (deferrable until after flights are booked)
  4. Current CV or Resume (optional)

Send to Andreas - amayer@ujafed.org - to complete your application.