A high school or language school experience in Austria
It is a magical country and has been hosting people for centuries. Austria has so much to offer, there is just something to do all the time. History in Austria words can not describe it. It has diverse landscapes, alp’s, rivers, forest and scenery. Each town and village is lovely, exciting and has its own style. Austrians are friendly helpful and warm people. Coffee, cafes is the flavor of the town. Vienna, Salzburg are just overflowing with cultural and Tyrol are the picturesque mountains. If you have a special area of Austria you are keen to go and visit please ask and we will do our best to help you.
When you hear Viennese Schnitzel, Apple strudel, Mozart, Ski slopes or pretzels you just think Austria! Austria’s fantastic geographic location together with its long inter-cultural history during its time as an empire makes Austria a fascinating combination of many European cultures. Austria offers its visitors breathtaking scenery more than half of the country is covered by the Alps, the Danube region and Austria’s lake districts.
- “ Frohe Weihnachten” Merry Christmas in AUSTRIA and attend a local high school or language school for 3 weeks and 6 week with a great Austrian, german family to improve your speaking skills. Depart December and returning early January during your summer vacation. Study abroad in Austria is very popular. It is a great time to experience a white Christmas as well as the hot soups, strudels, hot chocolate as you sit around the fire with your host family and share stories together. Departures to AUSTRIA also available during the year.
School Life in Austria is a great place to meet some great new friends. Gymnasium- school starts 8am – 2pm weekdays German is the spoken language in Austria and best if you should know some German or take some classes before you leave. CEA Shorter program maybe a good option if your German is not so strong. There are standard subjects such as German, English, Mathematics,, physics and so on. Most people speak English in Austria, so this will help if you wish to go as mentioned on the shorter program.
Sports and Activities In Austrian high schools you can participate in lots of activities and sports. Schools will offer various sports and may include skiing, volleyball, football, hockey, soccer. Music is part of the school and there are many clubs you can join and play in a team.
Host family life in Austria Host families are caring and welcoming. Host families are carefully chosen by our host family coordinator in Austria and personally interviews the families. All families are police checked and screened prior to student placement. Host families will show you all the great sightseeing hot spots and really include you in the family. Families may live in the larger cities, local village or in the alps and mountains. They are keen to have you come and stay and experience Austrian life. Families do many activities together, cycling, hiking, visiting museums, shopping, movies. They will help make you feel welcome to the family and its important that you also will give some of yourself to be part of the family and this works better and you have full immersion with the family and a live like a real Austrian teenager. You will fit in easily with the family and be able to go out and experiences the amazing culture, hike the mountains, ski or snowboard the slopes possibly just outside your door if you are in the Alps districts. The public transport to get anywhere is very good so you will be able to get around.
“Cultural Exchange in Austria was one of the best experiences that I have ever had. Everyone welcomed me at school and it was great. I really learnt a lot about living abroad with a fabulous host family who welcomed me into their home. Jordan from Australia
Sightseeing, weekends, sports, leisure time and fun Lots of great things to do in Austria. Live the culture, visit Vienna, see the worlds famous Spanish Horses, venture through the Castles, explore what its like living in the Schonbrunn Palace, have a coffee in one of the most famous hotels Sache Torte. Go to a concert enjoying Johann Strauss, Bach, Mozart. Jump on the Sound of Music bus in Salzburg and visit all the scenes from the movie. Hike, ski, snowboard the amazing Alps in Tyrol district or visit the famous Golden Roof in the city of Innsbruck
IF YOU ARE BETWEEN 14 AND 18 YEARS OLD YOU CAN
CHOOSE TO STUDY IN MANY COUNTRIES.AND YOU WILL HAVE
UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES AND MEMORIES FOR LIFE !
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