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University of Vienna - Short Term Study Abroad
Vienna, Austria (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter (Jul)
Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
Program Type:
Non-Exchange Short-Term
Short-term Duration:
4 weeks
Program Description:

University of Vienna – Short term Study Abroad

Summer School

Location Strobl, Austria
Program description The International Summer Program is located in the picturesque village of Strobl in the Salzkammergut region, one of Austria’s most attractive summer vacation areas. Students and faculty are accommodated in high standard single and double rooms at the program’s beautiful summer campus on the shore of Lake Wolfgang.
The four week program offers high level European Studies courses in the morning and German language courses in the afternoon. The language courses are offered at four different levels of proficiency.
The unique Strobl experience is enhanced by an extensive extracurricular program including sports courses (windsurfing and tennis), mountain hiking, and excursions to Salzburg, St. Wolfgang and the Ebensee Concentration Camp Memorial.
The campus life creates an environment which encourages intercultural and social exchange and favors mutual understanding within the international student population. Participants thus broaden their horizon, meet colleagues from different fields of study, make friends for life and build connections for their future professional careers. The alumni network of former Sommerhochschule participants enables students to stay in touch even long after their stay in Strobl.
For more information on the courses available, please click here.
Program dates July 15 - August 12*, 2017

IMPORTANT: Program end dates impact on Semester 2 2017 lectures (commencing on Monday 31 July 2017). Students must ensure they adhere to their individual attendance requirements for all units of study at the University of Sydney. No special consideration will be given by the faculty for assessment extensions or deferred exams because of their late commencement. If you are unsure of the requirements of your University of Sydney course please consult your faculty. Special permission may be required in some circumstances.

Application deadline April 30 2017
Eligibility criteria You will be emailed credit application instructions for your faculty once you have expressed interest in this program with the form linked at the bottom of this page. Please allow 1-2 weeks for this information to be sent through.
Credit / Not-for-credit Please contact your faculty office with the below form to submit an application for credit. Participation in any study abroad program does not guarantee credit and will require faculty assessment of individual applications-for-credit.
Arts and Social Sciences here
Business School here

Language Classes are instructed in English
Fees and scholarships 2017 Total Program Fee: 3,465 Euros
Includes: 1,800 Euros of which 400 euros is a deposit upon application (~AUD $2,540)  + Accommodation: 1,665 Euros (~AUD $2,350)

The summer school is an all-inclusive program and provides not only courses in the European Studies and the German Language Programs, but also board and lodging as well as a social program for the participants.
 The program fee includes the following:
  • Registration
  • The tuition for the four week program. Within the four week period, students can attend four courses.
  • Use of all campus facilities (e.g. library, computer lab, TV room, fitness corner, etc.).
  • Handouts, scripts and other relevant teaching material.
  • Accommodation and full board for the four weeks. Students are accommodated in single and double rooms. The meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Use of all sports and recreational facilities (students’ dock on the lake, the tennis court, the sports hall, the indoor gym and the table tennis equipment) and participation on the sports program (tennis and windsurfing lessons, organized ball games and tournaments and mountain hikes).
  • A ticket to the chamber concert.
  • All planned excursions, including Salzburg, St. Wolfgang and Ebensee.
Additional costs (not included in program fee):  Airfare, travel and health insurance, personal expenses and additional travel.
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.

About the university The University of Vienna was founded in 1365 by Rudolph IV, Duke of Austria, and modelled on the Sorbonne in Paris. Renowned particularly for its Humanities work, the university lays claim to nine Nobel Laureates including the chemist Hans Fischer and the physician Karl Landsteiner, who previously taught at the university. Its other Nobel associations include the physicist Erwin Schrödinger and the economist and philosopher Friedrich Hayek. The father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, is among its many notable alumni.
 Location overview The campus of the Sommerhochschule is located in the picturesque village of Strobl on the shore of Lake Wolfgang. Strobl is part of the Salzkammergut region, one of Austria's most attractive summer vacation areas. Since The Sound of Music famous for its fascinating landscape - a wild mixture of mountains and lakes - the Salzkammergut also offers various cultural activities.

Strobl is only 45 km from Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. With its spectacular buildings and charming cafes it is the perfect place to stroll around, go shopping, visit Schloss Mirabell or just relish the excellent sweets. People from all over the world come to enjoy the Salzburg Music Festival that takes place in summer.

Contact for more information Sydney Abroad Team
The University of Sydney