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Best language schools in Austria (ranked based on student reviews)

Find the best German school in Austria at the lowest price. Compare quality, reviews and special offers for adult courses. Learn German in Austria.

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#1 Vienna
61 reviews|
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#2 Salzburg
48 reviews|
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Inlingua Salzburg


Rating: 4.3

4.341 reviews
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The school is situated in the historical city centre of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's native city, just beyond the gates of the most beautiful natural landscapes of Europe. The main sights,... More

Standard German - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
572€ 544€
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ISK - Internationale Sprachkurse

historic center of Salzburg, close to fortress Hohensalzburg and to the Cathedral

Rating: 4.3

4.37 reviews
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Right on the border between Germany and Austria, on the Austrian side, lies the city of Salzburg. This attractive little Austrian city is known for its charm and beauty, with views... More

International Summer Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
440€ 418€
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Wien Sprachschule

Among the Top 20% most popular German schools in Austria in the last 12 months Organized social activities were rated by students as the best or among the top 20% of all schools in Austria Average student rating for this school was the best or in the top 20% among all schools in Austria

Rating: 4.2

4.239 reviews
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School accredited by IALC  (International Association of Language Centres)

The school is situated in the very center of Vienna, close to the main sights and attractions. More

Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
445€ 445€
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School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by UNOSEL  (Union Nationale des Organisations de Séjours Linguistiques) School accredited by WYSE/FIYTO (World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confereration)

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a... More

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
FREE cancellation
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2760€ 2622€
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Key Facts about Austria

Austria is a fantastic place for winter breaks, with perfect skiing conditions, but also a lovely country during the summer to go hiking, mountain biking or swimming in it's numerous lakes. Austria flaunts its heritage in exuberant fashion. Visit Vienna's grandiose Habsburg palaces, Roman archaeological sites at Carnuntum and medieval festivals. In Austria, you will not need to search hard for culture, it waltzes right up to you.

Population: 8,205,000

Capital: Vienna

Time zone: GMT +2

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.1636 USD)

Telephone country code: +43


  • Catholicism  58%
  • Islam  8%
  • Orthodox  6%
  • Lutheranism  3%
  • Atheist, agnostic and unclassified  17%
  • Other religions: Buddhism, Calvinist  8%

Austria quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.8

4.8 (109 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

Largest cities in Austria:

  • 1. Vienna: 1,700,000
  • 2. Graz: 220,000
  • 3. Linz: 180,000
  • 4. Salzburg: 150,000
  • 5. Innsbruck: 115,000

Largest international airport in Austria:

Vienna International Airport (VIE): 24.392.805 Passengers/Year; 4 Terminals; 17 km. from Vienna city center

universities: 67 (rankings of universities in Austria)

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Austria average):3.93 € (20% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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    FAQ about schools in Austria

  • 'Homestay' at Inlingua Salzburg is the best rated accommodation in Austria.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
  • In Austria electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type C, F.
  • Schools in Austria offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: Other exams, TELC.
  • In Austria there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: German & Music, German & Skiing, German & Yoga.
  • The German school that offered the most popular programs for teenagers in the last 12 months was Wien Sprachschule. Their most frequently booked programme was "Holiday Course (30)" with 30 lessons per week. You can also consult our overview of junior German programs in Austria.
  • 445€ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a German course in Austria. The average cost of a language course in Austria is 413€ per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at Wien Sprachschule as the best.
  • Wien Sprachschule has received the best overall rating in Vienna.
  • Alpha Sprachinstitut Austria, located in Schwarzenbergplatz 16, Vienna has been voted as the school with the best location in Austria.
  • ISK - Internationale Sprachkurse was rated highest for quality of teaching.

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