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St. Gilgen International Summer School

in 2018 an average IBDP score was 33
Address: Ischlerstraße 13, 5340 St. Gilgen
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Description St. Gilgen International Summer School

  • Language of instruction: English and German
  • Established: in 2008
  • Location: St. Gilgen
  • Students age: from 9 to 16 years old
  • Dates: July 8 - July 22.
  • Type of studying: mixed
  • Type of accommodation: residence.

St. Gilgen International School is a secondary school (full-time course and boarding school) that accepts children from around the world from 9 to 18 years old (the total number of students reaches 250 people). The institution has a prestigious accreditation of the International Baccalaureate Organization, the studying is conducted entirely in English, and the last 2 years of study can be counted as 2 bachelor's courses. During the summer months, an international children's camp operates on campus with interesting combined programs.

The emphasis is on strong academic preparation and development of knowledge on the main subjects of the school curriculum. In addition, the emphasis is placed on sports and creative development, children are taught leadership qualities, an active life position. Here you can qualitatively and effectively prepare for admission to the chosen institution: rapid academic progress is achieved thanks to small classes and individual approach.

Summer Camp Gilgen International School is located in an unusually beautiful place, on the shore of Lake Wolfgang, surrounded by majestic mountains. Nearby is Salzburg, a famous and lively Austrian city, providing ample opportunities for educational excursions and pleasant walks, exploring cultural and architectural monuments. The unique natural riches of the region, as well as a mild favourable climate make it possible to walk and hike, picnic and rest in the fresh air.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in St. Gilgen International Summer School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
04.07.2020 -02.08.2020 04.07.2020 -18.07.2020
10-15
from 3 600 € / 2 weeks

Quick overview: the English course during summer vacation is designed for international students. Classes are interesting, fascinating and not at all tedious. Students can even do the most minimal level of preparation, literally learn the language from scratch. Academic progress is facilitated by the international composition of students, the diversity of languages, cultures and nationalities.

Academic schedule: 15 hours of lessons per week.

Age of the students: from 9 years.

Minimum language level: Beginner.

Duration of the course: from 2 weeks.

About the educational course: each student chooses the priority direction of education, as well as the duration of the course - 2 or 3 weeks. 

Day schedule: 

  • Lessons are provided in the morning hours (3 lessons);
  • After-dinner time is given to different activities:
    • Sport activities;
    • Active rest and entertainment;
    • Participation in various leisure activities.
04.07.2020 -02.08.2020
10-15
from 7 200 € / 4 weeks

Brief information:

  • Language of studying- German;
  • 15 hours of lessons per week;
  • Student's age - from 9 years;
  • Language level requirements - from beginner;
  • Duration of the course - from 2 weeks.

About the educational course: each student chooses the priority direction of education, as well as the duration of the course - 2 or 3 weeks. Lessons are provided in the morning hours (3 lessons). After-dinner time is given to the sport, active rest and entertainment, participation in various leisure activities.

In this course, students also can pay attention to other subjects:

  • Devote time to music:
    • Vocals;
    • Chorus;
    • Musical instruments.
  • Attend lessons of drama and theater history.

The abilities and talents of each will actively develop in close contact with experienced teachers, like-minded people, in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
 

Accommodation and food

Four comfortable residences are built on the territory, girls and boys live separately, the age parameter is also taken into account when resettling. Each room is well equipped, designed for 2 people, the residence also has medical offices and laundry. Teachers and school staff are constantly on duty: they monitor the order, discipline and cleanliness, provide round-the-clock safety for children.

Meals are organized on the full board basis in a spacious common dining room: the diet is varied, perfectly balanced and includes dishes of international and local cuisine. Every day a variety of salads, soups, hot dishes are served, vegetarian or diet meals can be organized on request.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: drawing lessons, English, English for children, English for teenagers, English for the summer, Extreme sports, German for teenagers, German for the summer, german language, Physical culture and sports sciences
Events list: Culinary arts, Dramatic circle, music studio, swimming, water sports,  Mountain bike

Events St. Gilgen International Summer School

In their free time (usually the afternoon hours and weekends) students are given various opportunities for leisure and recreation. You can go hiking or climbing in the mountains, swim in the canoe or kayak lake, ride bicycles, visit the water park or swim on the lake. Also, long trips with overnight stays in the Alpine foothills, excursions and educational tours in Salzburg are arranged.

Equipment St. Gilgen International Summer School

All campus buildings of Gilgen International School - whether ancient or modern buildings - are made in a single architectural style, restored and in excellent condition. The school has its own library and a cinema, studios for music and drama, a media center. There is a cafeteria and a common dining room, wide opportunities for sports and active recreation: tennis courts, wharf for rowing and sailing, basketball courts; In good weather (and it is here almost always) you can swim in the lake.

Term dates and fees

Pay attention to additional fees not included in the basic price of the programs in Gilgen International School:

  • Medical insurance
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Banking services.

Extra fees:

  • Application fee 250 EUR
  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 2500 EUR
  • Deposit for a course/programme 10000 EUR

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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