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2019-08-14 16:27:39

Year of study in Austria: information for foreign students

Year of study in Austria: information for foreign students

The year of study in Austria will help students and adults to discover their creative and intellectual potential - the Austrian system of education compares favorably with centuries-old traditions, the organizers of educational areas strive to keep pace with the times and create relevant academic disciplines. The cost of studying in schools and universities in Austria for foreign students is formed from various nuances, which SMAPSE experts will talk about in more detail.

How to make children's education as effective as possible, where to find programs that meet the highest standards? All this can be found in European educational institutions: the result of studying abroad will be a prestigious diploma that guarantees employment, a high level of theoretical eduaction and practical skills.

Security in the country, tuition fees and a large number of good educational centers are what distinguishes Austria from other European countries. Foreign students leave unanimous reviews: this is one of the best places to study abroad. Both humanitarian and technical fields are very famous, the faculties of theology, religious studies, astronomy and physics are considered especially strong. The friendliness of teachers, freedom of choice and relaxed atmosphere will make the learning process as comfortable as possible. It is worth noting that the country is in the TOP-15 cities in terms of quality of life and in second place in terms of satisfaction with immigrant residence.

How much does studying in Austria cost? The price range is wide enough, but in general, the local educational institutions are economical options. Compared to European centers, education in Austria is quite affordable, prices are reasonable. But, as elsewhere, the cost of the program is affected by the indicators of the educational institution: place in the rankings, prestige, location, features of education, etc. Private schools in Austria often charge fairly high prices due to more comfortable living conditions or state-of-the-art technical equipment.

Year of study in Austria for foreign students: Bachelor and Master

Let SMAPSE experts dwell in more detail on the features and cost of education in schools and universities in Austria for foreign students.

The duration of the undergraduate program is 3-4 years, and the master's program is 1-2. Studying at universities is paid for foreign students: a year of study in Austria will cost at least 380 - for residents of the European Union, for other foreign students - 744 (the amount largely depends on the citizenship of the student and the conditions of the university). Popular specialties include: law, engineering and construction, chemistry and biology, business, finance, computer science, medicine, architecture. Graduates of these specialties with good knowledge of English and German find work in the European Union without much difficulty.

With a significant difference in prices, Austrian educational institutions are in no way inferior to British and American and are very competitive - this is evidenced by world rankings, which host universities in Vienna and other Austrian cities. So, education in Austria is quite affordable: for half a year a bachelor's student will pay about 2,300 (for comparison: the cost of studying at Harvard is 18,000  per semester, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 11,000 ). A major advantage is the opportunity to get a higher education in Austria almost immediately after school. With an insufficient level of knowledge of German universities in Austria enroll foreign students in additional language courses and indicate the number of required semesters required for a confident knowledge of the language.

Tuition at an Austrian school for foreign students

Private boarding schools in Austria are mainly positioned as schools for foreign students. The cost of education here is much higher than in state ones - this is due to additional conditions for living and accommodation. Austrian boarding schools have their own large territories, in which there are parks and sports grounds, spacious dining rooms, libraries, hostels and much more. Teachers of private boarding schools strive to pay maximum attention to students, which is quite possible thanks to small groups. The language of instruction in Austrian schools is usually German, but there are schools that prefer English. The first stage of education is a visit to a public school, where children go to age 6 and study an impressive set of subjects. Then the senior level follows - a choice of such areas as mathematics, classical gymnasium education, and economic disciplines is offered.

Pricing in private boarding schools in Austria is quite flexible: the final amount depends on many factors, studying in graduation classes is considered the most expensive. National programs will cost less, about 15,000  - 20,000 , and international will cost from 25,000 .

The rich cultural heritage, the delightful nature of the Alps, a calm safe environment and high-quality school programs - all this allows SMAPSE experts to talk about Austria as an ideal place for secondary education. The certificates of Austrian schools will open the doors of the best universities in Europe and the world, and the education itself will present a lot of useful knowledge, skills and pleasant memories. For students, Austrian schools will be a great start in the experience of studying abroad.

Year of study of the German language in Austria for foreign students

Various programs have been developed for students of any age, taking into account the age characteristics and needs of students. The price range is wide enough, the final cost of studying in a language school will depend on the direction and degree of intensity, as well as the availability of additional activities.

Austrian summer camps are popular options among school-age students: here they can have a great rest thanks to a rich entertainment program and almost unlimited possibilities in the field of sports and outdoor activities. But the most important result will be valuable knowledge and language practice. For two weeks of study, foreign students pay about 1,400 .

Older students will be able to prepare for passing language and academic exams at special thematic courses - in language centers you can improve your knowledge in the shortest possible time and make conversations in a foreign language much more confident.

Adults also have plenty to choose from: in accordance with their goals, they will choose a course, be it business German or English, a foreign language in a special field or just learning a language for themselves and acquaintance with Austrian culture. The cost of courses starts from 1,700 .

Studying after classes 9,10,11 in Austria: opportunities and prices

To prepare for a university in Austria or Europe, special courses of university preparation, the Foundation, will best help. High school graduates will be able to get a serious base for academic life. Every day, students will attend intensive classes in the chosen direction, as well as improve the language. Prices here also vary: for example, for 36 weeks the cost can be about 5,000 , for 12 - about 1,800 .

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Egor Eremeev
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Westminster University (Business & Management), London.
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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