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Have you ever dreamed of skiing the Austrian Alps, surrounded by
centuries-old towering pines and majestic white-capped mountains? How
about taking a leisurely stroll through the Austrian capital of Vienna?
It is home not only to savory sausages and "The Govenator", but to the
Father of Modern Psychology, Sigmund Freud, and an immensely rich
ancient Roman history.
The Republic of Austria-landlocked in central Europe-boasts a vast political, educational and artistic
culture. Because of this, it's considered an ideal study abroad
location. Students of nearly every discipline are immediately immersed
in the deep and varied customs of the country.
Something for Everyone
Austria is roughly equivalent in size to the US state of Maine, and is bordered directly by eight separate European countries:
The proximity of so many other countries increases the popularity of
Austria as a study abroad locale ten-fold. A short train, plane or car
ride can put you dead-center in any of the above countries. You may be
applying for extra pages in your passport sooner than you think! The
geography of Austria also allows for all types of seasonal experiences.
Famous for winter sports, the towns of Salzburg and Tyrol boast
excellent Alpine skiing and snowboarding, and are far less costly than
the resorts of neighboring countries.Sun worshippers will be happy to learn that summertime in Austria is fantastically beautiful.
Welcome to the Culture Club
Studying in Austria provides learners with endless opportunities for
stimulating new experiences. With the influence of so many different
cultures during its developing eras, the art, literature and
architecture are fascinating.Vienna has been a center of musical
innovation since the 1500s, with movers-and-shakers like Beethoven,
Mozart and Strauss all penning masterpieces here.
The architecture of Austria can delight and inspire any interested visitor, especially students.
Get Your Studyin' On
There are lots of study abroad experiences for students interested in
visiting Austria. Programs are mostly in German-language, and range
from physical and life sciences, to humanities, business and marketing.
A Rich Experience
Austria is a dream locale for studying abroad. It offers unparalleled
opportunities with the finest colleges and universities. Can you
picture walking through an ancient town-square and going to class in an
actual palace? How about taking any number of classes in German to
sharpen your language skills? History students love studying the
sensational architecture of the nation-both ancient and modern, along
with the compelling past of Austria, and of Europe as a whole.
Austria provides students with extensive learning programs,
competitive academics, fascinating history and impressive cultural
experiences. It's sure to broaden your horizons-not only as a student,
but as a purveyor of the past and adventurer of the present-day.
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