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Austria Cultural Exchange

Country Information

Austria, situated in the heart of Europe, boasts a rich cultural heritage and a storied history. It is renowned for its stunning architecture, with landmarks like Schönbrunn Palace and St. Stephen’s Cathedral gracing its capital, Vienna.

Austria is celebrated for its culinary traditions, offering delightful dishes such as Wiener Schnitzel and Sachertorte. Its contributions to classical music, with famous composers like Mozart and Beethoven, have left an enduring mark on global culture. German is the primary language, and Austria’s commitment to the arts continues to shape the world of music, literature, and visual arts.


The School

International high school students in Austria follow the local curriculum, which includes mandatory subjects like math, science, languages, history, geography, and physical education. They can also choose elective courses based on their interests. It’s important to note that curriculum options can vary by school and region. Classes typically run from 8:00 or 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 or 3:00 p.m., with short breaks between blocks.

You will attend an average of 25 hours per week. You will have class in the morning and the afternoon.

Options & Criteria


15 - 17

Programme Duration

Term, semester or 1 year

Academic Background

Average 'C' grade or better across core subjects


English Intermediate (B1 or higher)


All Nationalities

Programme Includes


Assistance & homestay transport

  • Assistance with transfers to and from the airport/train station at the beginning and end of the programme (extra fees apply)

  • Meet and greet at the destination when you arrive on your destination.

  • Assistance with visa application

  • Host family accommodation


Emergency care & assistance

  • Local supervision and regular contact with local representatives

  • 24/7 emergency telephone contact

  • Health Insurance (extra fees apply)


Academic, social & welfare support

  • Selection of suitable schools

  • Placement and registration in school

  • The meals are half board on weekdays and full board on weekends

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