Application Information

Summer Program Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must have a valid passport prior to the program start date.
  • International students must have a valid visa for Austria.
  • Applicants must be in good academic standing at their current undergraduate institution.
  • Applicants must have at least a 2.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicants must be in good health.

Note: Unlike in the US, navigating around the city, using public transit and accessing most public buildings in Austria, will require applicants to walk up and down a fair amount of stairs on a regular basis. There is either no or at best limited access to elevators.

Application Components

All applicants must complete and upload the following application components:

  • Summer Program Application Form
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Preliminary Course Selection Form
  • Visual Art Supplemental Materials (Art Students only)
  • Audition Supplemental Materials (Music Students only)


Payment Timeline and Withdrawal Terms


Before March 15, 2019
Application Fee (non-refundable) $95
Program Fee (non-refundable, if accepted) $350
Total Application Cost $445
After March 15, 2019
Application Fee (non-refundable) $95
Program Fee (non-refundable, if accepted) $350
Administration Late Fee (non-refundable) $300
Total Application Cost $745
Accepted Students:
April 1, 2019 First 50% of program fee (non-refundable)
April 15, 2019 Withdrawal with $1000 penalty
May 1, 2019 Remaining 50% of program fee (non-refundable)
May 15, 2019 No refunds after this date.

Included in Program Costs

  • Tuition for up to 8 credits
  • Program-sponsored museum visits, dinners, local excursions, and tours
  • Excursion in Vienna (1 week)
  • Breakfast in Vienna – applicant is responsible for lunch and dinner
  • One-week public transportation pass in Vienna
  • Accommodation in Vienna (1 week)
  • Transportation from Vienna to Salzburg
  • Salzburg accommodations (4 weeks)
  • Breakfast and lunch in Salzburg
  • 4-week public transportation pass in Salzburg

Policies and FAQ’s

When will I know if my application has been accepted or not accepted?

Applications are reviewed in the order in which they are received. Space is limited. If your application has been accepted, the program fee is non-refundable and will be automatically applied to your overall program cost as a deposit. If your application is not accepted, the program fee will be refunded to you. All applicants will be notified via email about their application status by March 25, 2019.

How much do I pay if I apply after March 15, 2019?

Late applications (after the March 15th deadline) are subject to availability. Late applicants must pay an additional $300 (non-refundable) administration late fee in addition to the $350 (non-refundable) deposit.


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