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  • Locations: Vienna, Austria
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall 1 term, Fall 2 term, Fall semester, Spring 1 term, Spring 2 term, Spring semester, Summer term
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  • Budget Sheets: Spring 2 term, Summer term
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring semester 2019 09/30/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 1 term 2019 09/30/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2 term 2019 09/30/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete pre-departure materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program type: Webster Campus Minimum Undergraduate GPA: 2.0
Minimum Graduate GPA: 3.0 Language Prerequisite: No
Language of Instruction: English Language Courses Offered: German
Housing Options: Residence Hall (off campus) Program Advisor: Nicholas Hall
Program Description:

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For 35 years now, Webster’s Vienna campus has been providing a high standard of education in Austria, giving students from all over the world the opportunity to experience the benefits of an American education. Today, Webster University Vienna is a truly international community with over 500 students representing 70 different nationalities and faculty from over 20 countries.

Webster University Vienna is situated in a classic Palais, known as Palais Wenkheim. Located at Praterstrasse 23 in the 2nd district near the Danube Canal, our campus is just steps away from the center of Vienna. Built in 1826, Palais Wenkheim features tremendous architectural detailing, both interior and exterior. Palais Wenkheim is able to support as many as 1,000 students.

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Vienna, considered by many to be the cultural capital of Europe, is a city with unique flair,  liveliness and charm. Generations of artists, students and connoisseurs of life have sought out Vienna for its inspirational art and architecture, parks and palaces, music and opera, and of course, the famous Viennese coffee houses. Vienna was selected “World’s best place to live” in Mercer‘s annual Quality of Living Survey for nine years in a row! (2009-2018). Like Geneva, Vienna is the home of many multinational headquarters for the CEE region and international organizations such as the United Nations, OSCE, OPEC, just to name a few. Vienna is located in the heart of Europe with easy access to many major European cities and historical sites.

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The primary language of instruction is English. Course offerings vary from semester to semester depending upon the faculty members assigned to teach at Webster-Vienna. For more information about the courses offered, please see the link below. The Fall semester courses are uploaded in March, the Spring semester courses are uploaded in October, and the Summer term courses are uploaded in February. You can find previous course schedules listed here.

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aggStudy abroad students are housed off campus at our newest housing facility, Webster Residence Am Augarten. Am Augarten is well serviced by public transportation and is a 10 minute walk to the to the university’s new campus at the Palais Wenkheim. Housing 84 students, Am Augarten is located at Heinestrasse 15 in Vienna’s second district, a five-minute walk to the famous Prater and Augarten parks. The city center is a mere two subway stations away, although it is also easily reached on foot. Double and single occupancy rooms are available.

The level of security at Webster Residence Am Augarten offers peace of mind to students and parents. Both the Residence Assistants and the Housing Coordinator, who is stationed at the reception desk, live on the premises, and are available to help students manage and enjoy their residence hall lives as part of the Webster community. Also, students will have swipe card to access the building and a key for their room.

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Financial Aid & Program Costs

During the fall and spring semesters, Webster students retain their federal, state, and Webster funding while studying abroad through a Webster program with the exception of work study funds. Summer study abroad students may be eligible for federal aid (i.e., Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loans). Meet with your financial aid counselor to discuss the options available to you. All other students will need to check with their home institution.

For more detailed information regarding costs of program, inclusions, scholarships and financial aid information, please refer to the Study Abroad Program Costs section. Additionally, Webster students are eligible for the Webster World Traveler Program (WWTP) airfare stipend (restrictions apply). Affiliate students are eligible for the WINS Travel Award airfare stipend.

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