Program Summary

Language and Culture in Vienna is a four-week immersive study abroad experience that combines intensive German-language study with the opportunity to learn the history and culture of Vienna and Austria. Students learn from native speakers at a top language academy, and from UWG about the history, culture, and politics of Austria, and more generally, the European Union. The purpose of the program is to promote global citizenship with a hands-on academic experience. The program combines rigorous academic programs with the opportunity to experience the music, art, and history of a major European capital city.

From its famous cafe culture to music, art and architecture, Vienna will provide students with a wealth of opportunities to explore.


  • 3 hours from: GRMN 1002, 2001, 2002, or 3101, depending on the students' level upon entry in the program, taught at ActiLingua Academy, Vienna.
  • 3 hours from: GRMN 4260, Austrian Life and Culture, taught in English by Dr. Tweraser
  • 1 (optional) hour: GRMN3986, experiential learning

Contact for German Studies

Dr. Felix Tweraser