Vienna, Austria

Music

Study Abroad
Program Options:
Part-Time Internship
Length:
Fall, Spring, Academic Year

At a glance

Housing:

Apartment

Credits:

15 to 19 per Semester

Language of Instruction:

English, German

Language Prerequisites:

None

Part-Time Internship (Optional):

Included in Program Fee

Visa Required:

Yes

About the Program

The IES Abroad Vienna Music Program is ideal for students majoring or minoring in Music, and offers you the opportunity to participate in a wide selection of courses focusing on Music and European culture and society. The program is organized in conjunction with the Vienna European Society & Culture Program. You can select your courses from English- and German-taught options in Music History, Music Theory & Composition, Performance Studies, and more!

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World Class Facilities

Take advantage of our Music Performance Workshop.

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Direct Enrollment

Experience the Austrian education system.

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Real-World Placement

Participate in an internship or field experience placement.

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Language Practice

Practice your German and meet local students.

Fall 2023

Program dates:

Late August - Mid December

Application Deadline:

Program Advisor

Headshot of Alicia Emerich.

Alicia Emerich

Once you’ve applied for a program, I’ll be your direct point of contact. From housing to course registration and everything in between, I’m here to help you prepare to study abroad. Once you’re accepted to your program, you’ll find even more detailed information about what you need to know before you depart in your Predeparture Guide. Let’s get started!

📱 800.955.2300 ✉️ study@iesabroad.org

About the Destination

Why Vienna?

Home to an astounding number of legendary composers—from Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven to Brahms, Mahler, and Schoenberg—Vienna maintains an incredible richness of musical culture to this day. The world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Musikverein, and the Staatsoper are just a few of the many leading institutions that help make Vienna a true “city of music”—and make it the perfect location for an engaging study of Music History and Performance.

Learn More About Vienna

Get to Know Your New City

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Experience an Opera at the Wiener Staatsoper

See world-class opera performances for only a few euros.

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Relax Along the Danube Canal

Enjoy late afternoon sun while taking in this waterway.

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Visit a Museum or Two on a Rainy Day

At least one of the 100+ museums of Vienna will interest you.

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Sip Wine at an Authentic Heuriger

These Viennese wine taverns serve locally-produced wines.

The Student Experience

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Housing

Vienna housing
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Apartment

Studio – The Single Studio Apartments option features a one-room apartment with a full-size bed, private bathroom, TV, shelving, and study space.

Shared – Shared Apartments offer fully furnished spaces for student and up to five roommates. The classically Viennese shared apartment comes equipped with 1-2 twin beds per bedroom, a shared kitchen, bathroom, and common space.

Premium Studio – The Premium Studio Apartment option features a one-room apartment with a full-size bed, private bathroom, TV, shelving, and study space, as well as a kitchenette. Note that an additional fee applies to this option.

Premium Plus – Premium Plus Apartments offer fully furnished spaces for student and up to 2 roommates. This option comes with a kitchenette, bathroom, common space as well as communal kitchens on each floor. Note that an additional fee applies to this option.

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