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Standard German Course in Vienna with Internship Option


Throughout the year


Course starts every Monday (except beginners)


- Must attend a minimum of a 4 week language course
- Age: 18 - 30 years
- Good command of German (min. 2-3 years at school)
- Minimum stay in Austria: 2 months
- Insurance documents must be produced upon arrival (proof of E111/121 insurance or private insurance cover)

Internship Fields:
- Computing: CNC, CAD/CAM, software development
- Tourism & marketing: Austrian Airlines (ground staff), travel agencies
- Commerce: import/export firms, environmental consulting
- Research: university institutes
- Manual and art trades: carpenter, car mechanic

Conditions of Employment:
- Your job placement is unpaid, but you can gain valuable experience and perfect your German
- Accommodation costs: approx. EUR 150 - 200 / week
- Many employers offer meals at subsidized prices or a free travel pass for public transport
- Working hours: approx. 20-40 hours per week, according to interest
- Private insurance must be taken out
- Minimum duration 8 weeks: 4 weeks' German language course + 4 weeks' work experience
- Maximum duration: as long as your visa is valid. Mostly 12 weeks: 4 weeks' German language course + 8 weeks' work experience

Intern Types

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Call Center
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • International Trade
  • Marketing, Advertising, & PR
  • Public Administration & Government
  • Sales


  • German

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • German

Cost in US$:

Price from: USD 302 a week

Program Fees Include:

- 20 lessons German course per week (1 lesson = 45 minutes)
- 5 lessons (2-3 times) cultural programme per week: e.g. Vienna guided tours; talks and videos about Austrian music, art, history, literature and architecture; Viennese Waltz course; parties; sports
- ActiLingua Certificate
- ActiLingua vocabulary book
- Course books may be borrowed for the whole course. Books can be bought at a 50% discount from the school office
- Use of computers, books, CD's, DVD's and magazines in the multimedia library
- Student service at the school office, Monday-Friday
- Free internet access & free W-LAN/WIFI
- Free receiving and sending of Emails
- Student manual with interesting tips on Vienna
- ActiLingua Card entitling holder to discounts at a number of museums, theatres, restaurants and shops

Not included:
- Transfer (from airport/station to accommodation) one way: EUR 37
- Cancellation Insurance: 4% of the total amount
- Pocket money: min. EUR 58 per week
- Key deposit (refundable): EUR 100
- Public transport: EUR 14 per week
- Visa support fee for invitation letter (Russia, Ukraine, China): EUR 100
- Express letter (DHL): EUR 60
- Travel Insurance Package: EUR 15/week

Experience Required


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Online Application