Teen Summer Program – Vienna

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    Summer Program for Teenagers (16 – 19 yrs)
    German Language, Culture Studies, & Activities
    Tuition, Housing, Meals, & Activities Included
    2 wks: $2295 / 4 wks: $3895 USD
    All Inclusive

    The Program

    Study German language and culture in Austria this summer. Weekly schedules in July and early August. All inclusive price that includes tuition, materials, housing, meals, cultural activities, and excursions (field trips). Supervision provided (24 hours support & supervision). Meet young people from around the world, broadening your view and making new international friendships. Open to all students aged: 16 – 19 yrs of age worldwide. All levels. Join us this summer for fun way to improve your German and experience Austria. Early registration is highly advised !

    Location

    Vienna (Wien) is the cultural capital of Austria. Considered the most liveable city worldwide by Mercer’s Quality of Living ranking, it is widely viewed as a very safe city with an excellent public transportation network: metro, trams, buses. With a population of over 1.8 million, Vienna is a moderately priced city, uses the Euro currency, and German is the primary language. Vienna is one of the most popular cities for young people, famous for its architecture (Haashaus, UNO City), with it’s castles, Ring Boulevard, medieval alleys and baroque squares, as well as it’s Coffee houses, wine taverns, and Viennese cuisine. During the summer months the average temperatures are 68F – 86F (20 – 30 C).

    Courses

    German language courses (20), and cultural activities (5) = 25 per week. Small groups of 8 – 15 students per group (class). All students are tested (written & oral) upon arrival check-in (written may be online test prior arrival) and placed in their proper level. Courses held in the mornings, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm. Each lesson is 45 minutes, Monday – Friday.

    German language courses focus on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and auditory comprehension in systematically structured lessons. Levels offered are:Beginner thru Advanced, according to the Common European Framework levels: A1, A2.1, A2.2, B1.1, B1.2, B2, C1, C2. Certificate of attendance is awarded upon competing the course (program).
    All instructors are university certified in teaching German Language as a second language.

    Academic Credit

    Students can earn academic credit (high school or college). Certificate transcript issued upon completing the course (program). 1 USA credit (2 ECTS) per week is possible. 3 – 4 credits per 4 weeks.

    Activities

    Organized group cultural and sport activities provided ( 4-5 per week), and supervised. Afternoons and some evenings, this may include: guided city walks to the city’s most popular spots (Ring, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, for example), sports, Vienna by night, barbecues, and Viennese Waltz course. Excursions to nearby places, like Salzburg, available at additional cost (optional). Student handbook (orientation info) provided with the confirmation documents, and an emergency number 24/7 provided to all students.

    Insurance

    Insurance not included in price. All students encouraged to take out the economical travel insurance upon arrival check-in (pay there). Approx 20 euros per week. Covers health, accident, baggage and travel liability). Similar plan(s) – like “Guard” – are listed in the Resources section – Insurance page – apply directly.

    Housing – Included

    Housing is provided in a student residence, shared rooms with half-board (2 meals daily – breakfast & dinner). Students obtain lunch nearby the program school. Well equipped (modern) residence, located about 20 minutes to the city center and program school using public transport. Fully furnished rooms, bed linens provided. Please bring own towels. Details provided with confirmation documents. Again, housing is included in the price, plus 2 meals daily.

    DATES & FEES

    Summer Sessions Weekly: July / August

    Starting dates (arrivals) are on Sundays. End on Saturdays (depart).

    2020 Start Dates
    July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
    August 2
    * absolute beginners (German) only on July 5th and Aug 2nd.

    2021 Start Dates
    July 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
    August 1st
    * absolute beginners (German) only on July 4th and Aug 1st

    2022 Start Dates
    July 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st
    * absolute beginners (German) only on July 3rd and 31st.

    * Program is ongoing every summer.

    FEES – All Inclusive

    2 weeks: $2295 USD

    3 weeks: $3095 USD

    4 weeks: $3895 USD

    Requirement

    Ages: 16 – 19 years of age.

    Open to all students worldwide.

    Arrival

    Vienna airport.

    Airport pick-up available. Cost approx 40 euro each way.
    Request in advance. Email flight arrival info.

    Arrive Sundays. Depart Saturdays.


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