Language stay abroad in Austria

Austria is located in the southern part of central Europe, and is bordered by the Alps and the Danube River.
Austria’s nature preserves can truly be appreciated by nature lovers because of their views of magnificent mountain peaks, green meadows and lakes with pure water. It is also a dream for music lovers who will be delighted by the sounds of beautiful classic European music.
Like most of the European countries, Austria has a very eventful history. Austria has retained its history through art, which has always proven to be magnificent.
Austria's soothing landscapes, rich heritage and interesting past will make your study abroad an enriching journey.

Language stay abroad in Austria

Austria is located in the southern part of central Europe, and is bordered by the Alps and the Danube River.
Austria’s nature preserves can truly be appreciated by nature lovers because of their views of magnificent mountain peaks, green meadows and lakes with pure water. It is also a dream for music lovers who will be delighted by the sounds of beautiful classic European music.
Like most of the European countries, Austria has a very eventful history. Austria has retained its history through art, which has always proven to be magnificent.
Austria's soothing landscapes, rich heritage and interesting past will make your study abroad an enriching journey.

language stay abroad in austria are particularly beneficial for children and teenagers if  they take place in international environment.

Adults and students  also have the possibility of participating in a language stay abroad in austria all year round in specialized language schools for  international students.

For your language stay abroad in austria this site presents the following items: Life at this destination, Geography and climate, Useful information.

Life at this destination

The culture is part of the mainstream of German culture shared by Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. But what has shaped it and dominated it, what has made it essentially Austrian, are the Habsburg empire and the Christian church.
Compared to other European nations, Austria's cost of living is average.
The culture is very in line with the German way of life: punctuality and minding the rules are very important.
Common sports in Austria are soccer, skiing, and ice hockey.
Austrians are generally conservative people.

Language stay abroad in Austria Phones

Country Calling Code:
43
  • Austria to UK :
    00 + 44 + area code + number.
  • Austria to USA :
    00 + 1 + area code + number.
  • Austria to France :
    00 + 33 + number of correspondant (9 digits - leave off the 0).
  • Austria to Belgium :
    00 + 32 + area code + number.
  • Austria to Spain :
    00 + 34 + area code + number
  • Austria to Italy :
    00 + 39 +area code + number.
  • European

    Emergency Number:
    112
  • Ambulance:
    144
  • Police:
    133
  • Firemen :

122

Language stay abroad in Austria Health insurance

For European residents :

  • You should obtain a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) before leaving the UK. (see the website www.dh.gov.uk) The EHIC is not a substitute for medical and travel insurance, but covers you for emergency medical treatment. You will not be covered for medical repatriation, on-going medical treatment or treatment of a non-urgent nature.
  • But, because the EHIC does not cover medical repatriation, non-urgent medical problems or on-going treatment, it is strongly recommended that you obtain comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling. You should check for any exclusions in your policy and make sure that your policy covers you for the activities you want to undertake.

Language stay abroad in Austria Driver's license

National driving licences issued by EU countries, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein are accepted in Austria, and allow holders to drive in Austria for up to one year.

Language stay abroad in Austria Vaccination

There are no specific vaccinations that are required or recommended

Geography and climate

  • Climate :

    Austria has a moderate continental climate: summers are warm but with cool nights, and winters are sunny and with lots of snow.

  • Geography :

    Austria borders Switzerland, Germany, Liechtenstein, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Hungary, the Slovak Republic and Italy. A large portion of the country is covered in either mountains or forests.

  • Seas / Oceans : None - landlocked

Useful information

Language stay abroad in Austria Contact(s)


Sur place :
  • Ambassade de France en Autriche
    Technikerstrasse 2
    1040 Vienne
    tél : [43] (1) 502 750
    fax : [43] (1) 502 751 68/77
  • Consulat
    Wipplingerstrasse 24/26A
    1010 Vienne
    tél : [43] (1) 502 75 200
    fax : [43] (1) 502 75 253