Vienna

German school in Vienna

Our German school in Vienna is conveniently located in the city centre, in the district of the embassy, in front of Schloss Belvedere, 15 minutes by bus from the city centre. 

The school is on the first floor of a completely reformed historical building. The minimum age to study German in the school is 16 years old. However, the majority of the students are between 18 and 35 years old. The school has an animated and multicultural environment. During your German course in Vienna, you will meet new friends from around the world. Also, the German teachers are specialised in new methodologies and use the latest materials. 

Facilities at the school

  • Welcoming classrooms in a modern and bright environment
  • Totally equipped library with multimedia facilities and 17 computers with free access to the internet
  • Wifi available throughout the complex
  • Access to newspapers, magazines, DVDs and CDs for free
  • Student room with coffe, drinks and snacks machines
  • 15 additional classrooms in the adjacent units in the school 

Characteristics

  • Internet doesn´t have  Internet
  • Library doesn´t have  Library
  • Computer room doesn´t have  Computer room
  • Cafe doesn´t have  Cafe
  • Tea or coffee machine doesn´t have  Tea or coffee machine
  • Garden doesn´t have  Garden
  • Wifi doesn´t have  Wifi
  • Student lounge doesn´t have  Student lounge
  • Prayer room doesn´t have  Prayer room
  • Kitchenette doesn´t have  Kitchenette
  • Support deparment for the students doesn´t have  Support deparment for the students

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Accreditations

The school is accredited by:

CSN

IALC


Strongest Points

  • Vienna is the most well known city of culture in Europe
  • It has an excellent international and artistic atmosphere
  • You will be able to live in the place that many artists grew up, such as Mozart or Beethoven 

Vienna

Vienna is known as the European capital of culture. It is a metropolis with charm, atmosphere and a unique style. It has excellent buildings, it is a friendly and safe city with inspiration in every corner and allows you to discover this fantastic part of Europe. 

Useful information

Interests

  • Vienna is the capital of Austria and has 2 million inhabitants. It can be found on the banks of the river Danube. The flow of visitors from all around the world has made Vienna the most popular city centre as a tourist destination in Austria. 
  • The climate in Austria is generally good, and reaches temperatures of 20ºC or 30ºC in the summer, and 0º in winter. 
  • Vienna is the city of romance. It is a dream for romantics, or for lovers of history. There are thousands of tourist places to visit. You can walk through medieval alleyways or through imperial plazas; visiting the Schönbrunn Palace or the Imperial palace (Hofburg), following in the steps of Empress Sissi and admire the dazzling architectural pieces in the boulevard Ring. 
  • In Vienna, you will find an atmosphere full of history, with all of the comforts of a modern city.
  • Vienna, the city of culture. Vienna has an immense display of cultural attractions that include classical or experimental theatre, cinema or dance festivals, opera and concerts. It doesn´t matter what time of year it is, there is always something new and exciting going on in this city. 
  • If you prefer something of another taste, you can visit one of the famous cafes in Vienna or the traditional taverns that specialise in wine, and try all of the Viennese specialities. 
  • Vienna, city of music. Vienna has been synonymous with music for centuries. In fact, it is the birthplace of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Johann Strauss. The excellent musical legacy is still present nowadays. The Viennese philharmonic orchestra is one of the best in the world, the young singers from Vienna have a successful track record worldwide, and the Vienna Conservatory have given countless artists of all disciplines who have been awarded internationally. It is the perfect city for music lovers. 
  • Vienna, city of art. Vienna has been the home to hundreds of world calibre artists for centuries. The passion for art from the monarchs and Viennese leaders has converted Vienna into an artistic treasure par excellence. The museum of Bellas Artes, for example, is one of the biggest in the world and welcomes works of art of incalcuable value. The art will accompany you in every corner of Vienna, including some metro stations that are considered works of art for their elegance and "Jugendstil" style of Otto Wagner. 

Public Transport 

The public transport system in Vienna is excellent. The metro, the tram and the buses are safe and clean. The metro system is very easy to use and at night, there is a network of night buses - a cheaper alternative to taxis. 

Also, a recommendable option is to use a bike. Since 2002, the city offers public bicycles (Stadtrad) in different parts of the city. You can get them for free by leaving a small deposit, and use them to get around the city. There are many beautiful cycle routes in the city, like the route next to the Danube. 

What to see in Vienna

  • La Ringstrasse is the most important avenue in the city, and is constructed in the same place as the ancient wall. Here you can find the most famous buildings in Vienna. 
  • Vienna opera. There is nothing more well known in the world than the Vienna opera. Get to know about the opera theatre and how to visit the majestic interior. 
  • The Austrian Parliament was constructed in the nineteeth century in a classic style, and it is the most notable building in the Ringstrasse. 
  • Schönbrunn Palace. Constructed in the 17th century, the Schönbrunn palace served for many years as the summer residence for the imperial family in Vienna. Both the inside and the gardens are worth a visit. 
  • Hofburg Palace. Hofburg Palace has been the residence of the Habsburgo for more than 600 years. It is the most visited place in Vienna and is an essential place to visit. 
  • The Belvedere Palace was constructed as the summer residence for Prince Eugenio of Saboya. Nowadays, it is an art museum and there is nothing left of the palace interior. 
  • El Prater is a popular recreation space where there is the oldest theme park in the world. The big wheel, 60m high, is one of the symbols of Vienna. 
  • Hundertwasserhaus is a residential block created by Friedensreich Hundertwasser, an Austrian artist that many people call Gaudi. 
  • Stadtpark. Open to the public since 1862, the park in the city (Stadtpark) is the preferred park for many Viennese people as many tourists visit the capital. 
  • The Imperial Crypt (Kaisergruft) is the place in which the rest of the Austrian royalty relax. In it, there are more than 150 graves, the most visited being of Emperor Franz Joseph. 
  • The Spanish school of horse riding, created in 1572, forms part of Hofburg and consists of one of the most renowned institutions in Vienna. Their horses are known worldwide. 
  • Austrian National Library. Constructed in the 18th century under the order of Emperor Charles IV, the Austrian National Library is one of the most beautiful historical libraries in the world. 
  • Mozart´s house. Between the years 1784 and 1787, Mozart, the most renowned composer of all times, lived here with his family in this apartment on Domgasse street. 
  • The tower of Danube (officially, Donauturm) is a tower 250m high, and from it you can see the majorty of Vienna. It has a revolving restaurant. 
  • Naschmarkt. Flowers, meat, bread and all type of food come togehter in Naschmarkt, the most well known market in Vienna, a market that has been held since the 16th century. 

 

Would you like to study German in Vienna? Ask us! 


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Standard German course in Vienna

The standard German course makes a special emphasis on improving the general German level and communication skills of the student. The course includes grammar and conversation lessons that will help the student to construct a basis of syntax and vocabulary. The course also practices formal and informal written exprression, and works on oral and written exercises. 

Starting dates for beginners in 2016: 04/01, 01/02, 29/02, 04/04, 02/05, 06/06, 04/07, 01/08, 05/09/, 03/10, 31/10, 28/11

Perfect for

Perfect for those that want to familiarise themselves with the main aspects of German and to perfect their pronunciation.

Additional information

20 hours of general German + 5 hours of the culture programme

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 1 to 11 weeks
  • Lecciones per Week  25
  • Duration of Classes  45 Minutes
  • Timetables Morning or afternoon
  • Level test  No
  • Accredited Diploma  No
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  12
  • Average during the rest of year  10
  • Minimum age  16

Intensive German course in Vienna

This intensive German course is perfect for those that want a quicker process in a shorter amount of time. The same as the standard course, the intensive German course emphasises lessons in grammar and conversation, and especially in oral and written comprehension. The classes will take place with various teachers, specialised in different aspects of the language. Also, the groups alternate to maximise the dynamic and to make the classes more personalised. 

Starting dates for beginners in 2016: 04/01, 01/02, 29/02, 04/04, 02/05, 06/06, 04/07, 01/08, 05/09/, 03/10, 31/10, 28/11

Additional information

6 lessons per day. 20 hours of the standard course + 10 minigroup + 5 hours of cultural activities

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 1 to 11 weeks
  • Lecciones per Week  35
  • Duration of Classes  45 Minutes
  • Timetables Morning or afternoon
  • Level test  No
  • Accredited Diploma  No
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  12
  • Average during the rest of year  8
  • Minimum age  16

Business German course in Vienna

This German course is focused on the working market. It is made up of a combination of the standard German course with one part focused on the world of Business, in a way that facilitates the learning of all that you need for a future job in a short space of time. 

Starting dates in 2016:

  • 02/05/2016
  • 18/07/2016
  • 01/08/2016
  • 05/09/2016

Additional information

20 hours of standard course + 10 hours of Business German + 5 hours of cultural activities

Characteristics

  • Course duration 2 weeks
  • Lecciones per Week  35
  • Duration of Classes  45 Minutes
  • Timetables Morning and afternoon
  • Level test  No
  • Accredited Diploma  No
  • Level  B1, B2, C1.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  12
  • Average during the rest of year  10
  • Minimum age  16

Extra-curricular Activities

What to do in Vienna

The school organises a varied number of activites that include:

  • Walks around the city, explaining and looking over the most important points of the architecture, history, way of life, culture, music and leisure in Vienna. 
  • Sports activities: winter sports such as ice skating, skiing, badminton.. or outside sports in the summer such as football, volleyball, cycling, waterskiing, among many others. 
  • Excursions to other cities such as Salzburg, Graz, Wachau, the Danube valley, Kreuzenstein castle and many other places. 
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Accommodation

Family

If you want to live in a German speaking environment, and get to know the Austrian customs, we recommend that you stay with a host family. Our families have been carefully selected, and could be married couples or not, with or without children or single people of all ages. All of the families live in residential neighbourhoods, well connected with the school through public transport. We offer single or double bedrooms. The journey from the family to the school is 15-25 minutes (maximum 40 minutes). You can choose between half board or just breakfast. 

Family

Availability: All year

Room Type: single or shared

School distance: maximum 40 minutes by public transport

Check-in: Sunday

Check-out: Saturday

Deposit fee: no

Characteristics

  • Internet doesn´t have  Internet
  • Private bathroom doesn´t have  Private bathroom
  • Laundry facilities doesn´t have  Laundry facilities
  • Cleaning service doesn´t have  Cleaning service
  • Wifi doesn´t have  Wifi
  • Kitchen it has Kitchen
  • Kithchen Utensils doesn´t have  Kithchen Utensils
  • Security service doesn´t have  Security service
  • Bed-linen doesn´t have  Bed-linen
  • Towels doesn´t have  Towels
  • Breakfast doesn´t have  Breakfast
  • Half Board it has Half Board
  • Full Board it has Full Board

Residence in Vienna

The residence at the school is in a recently renovated building, very close to the city centre. The school is 10-15 minutes by public transport. The residence is made up of shared apartments between students. 

We offer two categories of apartments: Standard and superior. 

The closest metro stop to the residence is "Zippererstraße" and it is a 5 minute walk away. From here, the journey to the city centre is approximately 10 minutes. If you want, you can reserve half board or just breakfast. The meals will be served in a restaurant near to the school. 

  • Standard: Offers single or double rooms in shared apartments with 2-5 students. The apartments are 60-75 m2 and are completely equipped with TV, radio, Internet connection, kitchen and bathroom. 
  • Superior: private studios for one or two people, with private bathroom and kitchen. The studios are 30-40 m2 and art completely equipped. 
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Availability: All year

Room Type: Single or double room

School distance: 10-15 minutes

Check-in: Sunday from 14:00-22:00

Check-out: Saturday before 11:00

Deposit fee: 100€

Characteristics

  • Internet it has Internet
  • Private bathroom doesn´t have  Private bathroom
  • Laundry facilities it has Laundry facilities
  • Cleaning service it has Cleaning service
  • Wifi doesn´t have  Wifi
  • Kitchen it has Kitchen
  • Kithchen Utensils it has Kithchen Utensils
  • Security service it has Security service
  • Bed-linen it has Bed-linen
  • Towels doesn´t have  Towels
  • Breakfast doesn´t have  Breakfast
  • Half Board doesn´t have  Half Board
  • Full Board doesn´t have  Full Board

Student house in Vienna

We offer single or double rooms with a shared bathroom. The bedrooms are fully equipped and each has a minifridge. There is a shared kitchen with the other students. Take into account that the kitchens are not equipped and each student should bring their utensils. Among the families, there is a laundry and a student room with TV. Breakfast or half board. 

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Availability: July and August

Room Type: Single or double room

School distance: 20-30 minutes by public transport

Check-in: Sunday from 14:00

Check-out: Saturday before 10:00

Deposit fee: 100€

Characteristics

  • Internet doesn´t have  Internet
  • Private bathroom doesn´t have  Private bathroom
  • Laundry facilities it has Laundry facilities
  • Cleaning service it has Cleaning service
  • Wifi doesn´t have  Wifi
  • Kitchen it has Kitchen
  • Kithchen Utensils doesn´t have  Kithchen Utensils
  • Security service doesn´t have  Security service
  • Bed-linen it has Bed-linen
  • Towels doesn´t have  Towels
  • Breakfast it has Breakfast
  • Half Board it has Half Board
  • Full Board doesn´t have  Full Board

Shared apartments in Vienna

You will live in a well kept apartment that, in the majority of cases, you will share with other people on your course. 

Availability: throughout the year. 

Meals: the use of the kitchen is included in the price. The accommodation provides the essentials for the kitchen. 

Resources: single or double rooms with shared bathroom. The majority of the accommodations have their own washing machine and TV or radio. 

Availability: All year

Room Type: Single or double room

School distance: 20-40 minutes in public transport

Check-in: Sunday

Check-out: Saturday

Deposit fee: 100€

Characteristics

  • Internet doesn´t have  Internet
  • Private bathroom doesn´t have  Private bathroom
  • Laundry facilities doesn´t have  Laundry facilities
  • Cleaning service doesn´t have  Cleaning service
  • Wifi doesn´t have  Wifi
  • Kitchen it has Kitchen
  • Kithchen Utensils it has Kithchen Utensils
  • Security service doesn´t have  Security service
  • Bed-linen it has Bed-linen
  • Towels doesn´t have  Towels
  • Breakfast doesn´t have  Breakfast
  • Half Board doesn´t have  Half Board
  • Full Board doesn´t have  Full Board

How to get there

How to get to Vienna

The International Airport of Vienna, known commonly as the airport of Schwechat, is one of the most important in Europe. It is situated approximately 18km SouthEast of the city. 

How to get from the airport to the city centre

Trains, minibuses and taxis connect the airport with the urban area:

  • The "City Airport Train" (CAT) goes, without stops, from the centre of Vienna to the airport in 16 minutes. 
  • The S-BAHN Metro. The journey from and to Wien-Mitte station takes 24 minutes. 
  • The bus: Various bus lines connect the airport with different train stations for "transfers" that go to the city.
  • The minibus and taxi stops are in the arrivals area of the airport. 



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Breakfast: 50 € por semana
Half board: 131 € por semana
Vienna airport pick up: 40 €
Vienna airport return: 80 €

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