General Information

Summer Academy

During the summer months we offer for everybody interested in learning a language (over the age of 17) the following language courses:

English in Austria for beginners, intermediate and upper-intermediate levels 
Italiano in Austria for beginners, intermediate and upper-intermediate levels
Español en Austria for beginners and pre-intermediate levels 
Slovensko v Avstriji* *all levels, but only for groups of at least 6 participants

Course Structure + Contents

Course intensity: 20 lessons ( 45 minutes each) per week
Course length: 2 weeks, 4 weeks or 6 weeks.
Class schedule: Monday to Friday from 09:00-12:30 (4 lessons a day)
Class size: minimum 6, maximum 12 participants
Registration deadline: 2 weeks prior to beginning of course
Contents: Listening/Speaking:
  • simple communications in everyday situations
  • telephoning
  • listening to/watching and understanding broadcasts
  • listening to and understanding simple shortstories
  • linguistic preparation for travels
Writing/Reading:
  • reading and understanding newspaper articles and magazines
  • reading simple stories
  • writing letters
  • writing simple standard documents
  • understanding and writing of simple texts concerning professional areas
Cultural studies:
Information on the respective country: everyday life, art, culture, gastronomy, fashion etc.
Grammar/Phonetics:
Specific vocabulary-, grammar- and pronunciation training
Certificates: Certificates at the level and according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Language Learning and Teaching.
Child Care: If you are looking for somebody to take care for your child or children while you attend the course, you should contact the university's Family Service. The varied weekly program offers a mixture of active play, fun and outdoor activities and is offered half-time or full-time (lunch included). As there is only a limited number of free places available please book directly at the university's Family Service until June, 15th the latest.
Leisure time program: Course participants are warmly invited to join the activities of our leisure time program. Our coordinators will be visiting you in your classin order to inform about the activities planned.
Summer Academy

Info The assessment test on the first course day assures proper course placement. 


Summer Academy

Info All of our language teachers are specially trained native speakers!



Familienservice

Info On demand the university's "Family Service" takes care of your children (ages 0-12). For more information pls. contact bronwen.arbeiter@aau.at.