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GERMAN LANGUAGE STUDY IN VIENNA AUSTRIA

Located on the banks of the Danube, Vienna has over 2 million inhabitants, boasts an outstanding infrastructure, is clean and very safe. The city is a dream city for anyone with a romantic streak or an interest in history.

Wander along narrow,medieval alleyways or across imperial squares, view Schönbrunn Palace or the Imperial Palace (Hofburg) in the footsteps of Sissi and Emperor Franz Josef, and marvel at the majestic architecture along the Ring boulevard.

It is also a city for art lovers and the Museum of Fine Arts, for instance, is one of the world's largest and most distinguished museums, housing priceless works of art.

Vienna boasts one of the world's most famous culinary traditions. A diverse yet delectably harmonious range of dishes reflects the city's mix of nationalities and food cultures down the centuries, and inspires visitors from all over the globe.

Vienna has been described as Europe's cultural capital, it is a metropolis with unique charm and flair, making it the perfect place to learn not just the language but culture of the country.

Explore the city's nooks and crannies. There is a wealth of new perspectives to be discovered off the beaten track. Visit the State Opera, the Burggarten and Imperial Palace, the museums of fine art and natural history, parliament, the Burgtheater, City Hall, Vienna University, the Stock Exchange, the Ringturm, Urania, Stadtpark, the Hotel Imperial and the many other attractions along one of Vienna's most important roads - the "Ring". As its name implies, the boulevard encircles the city center, separating the first district from Vienna's other districts. Foot and tram are the best modes of transport for this tour.

St. Stephen's cathedral in the heart of Vienna is beautiful and you can climbed the bell tower and counted the steps, getting to the top is an unforgettable experience. Around St. Stephen's Cathedral there are also a lot of small alleys and corners that are almost impossible to find without help, for instance Blutgasse or the Deutsche Ordens Kirche hidden in a courtyard, or Schönlaterngasse with the "Basilisken", a dragon like monster that lived in a well and instilled fear among the Viennese.

The Prater is Vienna's most popular fun fair. Here one can enjoy a great view from the giant Ferris wheel, and one can do sports and relax in the area of forest land and fields.

Schönbrunn palace and Belvedere palace is one of the most significant cultural monuments in Austria. It was generally used as the summer residence of the Habsburg rulers. The two magnificent palaces on the Belvedere grounds lie in the middle of a splendid park. They were constructed for Prince Eugene of Savoy by J.L. von Hildebrandt, a famous Baroque architect.

Schönbrunn Zoo is the world's oldest and only baroque zoo. The Schoenbrunn Zoo is situated in the south-eastern part of the Habsburgs' summer residence and was built in 1760.

The Hofburg was originally a medieval castle, but today only the castle chapel remembers of its medieval past. The Hofburg was extended to a magnificent residence when the Habsburg's power increased.

The Vienna Opera House is situated in the first district of Vienna at the southern end of the Kärntnerstrasse. August von Sicardsburg and Eduard van der Nüll built the Court Opera House from 1861 to 1869. Vienna has been synonymous with music for centuries, and was home to Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Johann Strauss.

Our German language program allows you plenty of time to discover the culture of German speaking Vienna.

 

GERMAN LANGUAGE IMMERSION IN VIENNA AUSTRIA ______________________________________________________________

GERMAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL & COURSES, STUDY ABROAD IN VIENNA AUSTRIA

Vienna is a relaxed and remarkably comfortable capital city known for its cultural and educational institutions. In past centuries, the city used to be the musical capital of the world and had many famous composers calling it their home, including Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.

Today, Vienna remains a city of strong musical heritage and houses the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Vienna State Opera and the Music Conservatory. It also boasts numerous museums and art galleries, including the Kunsthistorisches Museum (Museum of Art History).

"THE BASICS"

Planning for your language immersion

  :: You will make your own travel arrangements.
:: Arrive independently into Vienna.
:: Your arrival day is Sunday.
:: Language courses start on Monday, finish Friday.
:: Your departure day is Saturday.
:: You can request an airport transfer (extra charge).
:: You will be studying and living with like-minded adult International students.

School details
& map

  Located in a beautiful Art Nouveau building in the embassy district in the heart of Vienna. It is easily accessible by public transit with the closest "S-Bahn" station "Rennweg" within a minute's walk. The school neighbourhood offers a wide selection of cafes, stores & restaurants.

Our school building has been completely renovated and features an elevator, school office, student lounge and most classrooms are air-conditioned. The school enjoys an excellent reputation and boasts modern teaching equipment & facilities, a multimedia library and computer lab with free Internet access.

Facilities: 8 bright classrooms - Modern facilities - multimedia and video library - student lounge - Computer lab with free internet access + Free W-LAN/Wi-Fi - Annex building next door with an additional 15 classrooms.

Language course details
& options

  You have the following course options:

5 lessons daily: (20 group lessons per week)
+ 5 lessons of cultural program each week

7 lessons daily: (Standard 20 group lessons per week + 5 lessons of cultural) + 10 mini group lessons (max 5-8 persons)

Teenager Summer program:
for ages 12-17

:: We accept all language levels / ages 16+
:: A "lesson" usually lasts approx. 45 minutes
:: Course runs Monday through Friday (mornings)
:: Placement test & orientation on first day of course
:: Maximum 12 students per group class

Our school is an official examination center for the Austrian German Diploma (OSD).

Accommodation options

  You have the following accommodation options:

Host Family: (private room)
:: Meals included: breakfast & dinner daily
:: Meals will be local custom
:: Shared bathroom with family
:: Bed linens provided; must bring towels
:: You will be given a key to your lodgings, deposit required 100 EURO
:: Located 20 - 35 mins. to school by public transport

Standard Apartments: (private or shared rooms)
:: Self catering - NO meals included
:: Normally 3 - 5 students share an apartment
:: Cleaned twice a week
:: Equipped kitchen including cooking utensils
:: Bed linens provided; must bring towels
:: You will be given a key to your apartment, deposit required 100 EURO
:: Located 20 - 40 mins. to school by public transport

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After class & weekend activities

  After classes are over for the day our program allows you plenty of time to discover your new country, culture, traditions and everyday life.

Examples of typical cultural opportunities: city tour; movie night, dance lessons (Viennese Waltz); State Opera, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Music Conservatory, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Stephansdom, sports activities and many more!

Weekend Excursions: optional excursions to other local cities could include Salzburg ("Mozart city"), Graz, Klosterneuburg (famous for its Babenberg heritage) and to the Wachau region of the Danube valley. Visit medieval castles, grottos and famous architectural monuments. In the summer there is the chance to go swimming at Lake Neusiedl and savour Austrian wine at a tavern ("Heuriger").

What our students say about Vienna

  "Vienna is a beautiful, rich in cultural and history...

For a student without a car it's a wonderful way of getting around town. The classes are small and one can receive the personal attention needed. The teachers are friendly and it's a great way to meet people from all over the world...this was an experience of a lifetime!"
Tom

Start dates & program prices

  :: Course Start dates throughout the year
:: Set Start dates for beginners
:: Study for as long as you wish
:: Course ONLY option available
:: School closed on weekends & Public holidays
:: Prices are in US dollars


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- Safe capital city, known for its cultural and educational institutions
- Located on the famous river Danube
- Professional school in the heart of Vienna near to the Belvedere Palace




Arrival airport: VIENNA
Vienna has a international airport which is located 18km southeast of the city. Vienna Schwechat is Austria's main airport, but you can also fly to Linz, Salzburg, Klagenfurt or Graz.

The Austrian rail network is comfortable, modern and reliable. International bus connections are cheaper but also slower and less comfortable.

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