We’d like to let you in on a little secret: Vienna is extraordinary, so pack your bags and study abroad in Vienna before more students realize what a hidden gem it is.
Hear the sounds of this truly musical city as musicians perform on pedestrian shopping streets, explore the many museums and historical sites, check out all of the booths at Naschmarkt, and visit the stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral when you study abroad in Vienna.
Come see for yourself why the music, culture, and history of this world-class city elicit nothing but adoration from those who go there. Make the best of your own Vienna study abroad experience on one of our programs that range from music history to psychology in this European center of scholarship.
The more time I spend in Vienna, the more I start to feel at home. The Austrian culture is starting to feel normal to me and not as foriegn as it once was. This weekend IES Abroad took some students on a field trip to Steiermark, which is one of the regions of Austria. Some advice I have for future students, travel often and when IES Abroad offers their field trips, jump on board!
Over the past week, I had the oportunity to go on the World Heritage Tour. This field trip is put on by IES Abroad during the first week break. In this week we visted Hallstadt, Salzburg, Český Krumlov and Prague. There is so much to talk about and so many photos to share. However, in this post I will talk about my favorite part of the trip: visting the Salt Mine in Hallstadt.
We asked IES Abroad Ambassadors, recent alumni who volunteer to share their study abroad expertise, about the best free things to do in their study abroad host city. So, what was the number one free thing most all of our Ambassadors suggested?