Salzburg, Austria

In partnership with Salzburg College, the Illinois Consortium for International Studies and Programs (ICISP) offers a semester in the beautiful city of Salzburg, Austria. Salzburg is situated in the northern foothills of the Alps. Famous as the birthplace of Mozart and host to the Salzburg Festival, the city has long been a cultural center for Europe.

Your study experience in Austria can become the most memorable time of your life. Salzburg College offers you academic programs tailored to your needs, with small classes and dedicated professors who encourage you to integrate your personal experience into your course work. Make Salzburg, Austria, and Europe your classroom!

Program Description

Salzburg College is a private college for English-speaking students located in the heart of the city. At the college, students attend classes taught in English by Austrian professors. Classes are small and allow for a close relationship with the instructor.


Required Courses (full-semester programs only; all summer courses are selected by the student)

• German Language at appropriate level (all levels available – no previous language experience is required)

• Understanding Austria

Elective Courses (courses subject to change)

• Beginning Photography

• Global Marketing

• History of European Art

• Intercultural Communications

• International Public Relations

• Modern Austrian Literature

• Music History

• Printmaking

• The European Union

Students will earn up to 13 transferable credits during the Fall and Spring semesters and up to 7 transferable credits during the Summer semester.

Room and Board

To maximize cultural involvement, students live with Austrian families who provide breakfast and dinner during the week. Weekday lunches are provided by Salzburg College.



Eligible candidates are students who are currently enrolled at an ICISP institution and who have completed a minimum of 12 college credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.  Students must also be at least 18 years old by the date of departure and be eligible for a US passport.  Completion of English Composition I with a B or higher is also required.


How to Apply

To apply, please contact the ICISP representative at your home institution for an application.


Application Deadlines

Fall: May 15

Spring: October 15

Summer: February 15


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Download Program Cost 2017-18

Download Fall 2017 Flyer

Download Spring 2018 Flyer

Founded in 1986, the Illinois Consortium for International Studies and Programs (ICISP) has experienced years of success and is currently composed of 34 institutions and one consortium.


Membership in this consortium is open to all Illinois public and private two-year colleges, and by invitation...



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