The International Summer Program 2013 will take place from July 13th to August 10th 2013.
The four week program offers high level European Studies courses in the morning and German Language courses in the afternoon.
The European Studies courses are held in English and focus on Europe and the European Union. They cover political, economic, and legal, but also historical and cultural aspects of the multiple transformations the continent is currently undergoing.
Having seen the academic program of your university, we believe that the courses offered at the Sommerhochschule would complement your departments’ course offerings perfectly.
Given the intercultural and interdisciplinary aspect of the International Summer Program our course offerings are, without question, of interest for students from all fields of study, but certainly of special interest for students who concentrate on Europe or study one of the following fields: European Studies, Political Science, Law (International Law, European Law, Comparative Law), Economics, History, Cultural Studies, International Relations, Interdisciplinary Studies, and German.
Students from all over the world have been drawn to the program, not only because of its outstanding academic reputation and the excellent opportunities it offers students to study German, but also because of its location directly on the shores of Lake Wolfgang, one of Austria's most scenic lakes in the picturesque Salzkammergut region and because of the excellent sports and recreational facilities.
The campus life creates an environment which encourages intercultural and social exchange and favours mutual understanding within the international student population. Participants thus broaden their horizon, meet colleagues from different fields of study, make friends for life and build connections for their future professional careers.
More information about the Sommerhochschule and the International Summer Program can be found at our homepage at http://shs.univie.ac.at.
Attached you will find a PDF-version of the brochure for summer 2013. We will also provide you with further information material about the Sommerhochschule within the next few weeks. The brochure of the Sommerhochschule will be sent to your department via regular mail.