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Featuring CCIS Programs

Salzburg College, Austria

Salzburg, Austria (Europe)



Quick Facts

Fall 2019
Dates:
  September 8 – December 20 
Application Deadline:  June 1, 2019
Costs: $15,322 CCIS Member | $15,722 Non-Member
* Full amount due by June 15

Spring 2020
Dates:
  January 19 - May 1, 2020
Application Deadline:  November 1, 2019
Costs: $15,322 CCIS Member | $15,722 Non-Member
* Full amount due by November 15

Spring & Summer 2020 - New Sports Abroad
Dates: 
January 19 - July 18, 2020
Application Deadline: November 1, 2019
Costs: $7,272 CCIS Member | $7,674 Non-Member (Spring 2020 fees) + TBD Member | TBD Non-Member (Summer 2020 fees)
* Full amount due by November 15

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Program Overview

A major objective of the Salzburg College program is the integration of classroom study and on-site experience. Small classes held in English and a dedicated faculty enhance the individual learning process. Close to 8,000 students from over 400 American colleges and universities have attended the institution. Salzburg is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. With a population of about 150,000, Salzburg is situated in the heart of Europe on the northern edge of the eastern Alps right at the Austrian-German border. Surrounded by picturesque mountains, the city still mirrors in its historical center -- a declared UNESCO World Heritage Site - more than a thousand years of European history and culture. Its rich and vibrant cultural heritage is reflected in concerts, festivals and a great variety of events throughout the year.

All of the above make Salzburg the ideal setting for a "European experience."

Ideally located for travel, Salzburg is less than four hours by train from Vienna, only two hours from Munich, and an overnight train ride from Paris or Venice. Several Eastern European countries are within easy reach.



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Contact Program Sponsor and Advisor

Seminole State University
AnneLiese Busch
Director of the Center for Global Engagement

Questions? Contact me
buscha@seminolestate.edu
Tel:(407) 708-2907

This program is sponsored and administered by Seminole State College. 

Academics & Program

The study center of Salzburg College is located in the KunstQuartier (ArtQuarter) on Bergstrasse. The core building itself dates back to the 15th century and was originally utilized for various purposes. Beginning in 1802, the building housed the Salzburger Druckerei (Salzburg Press) for over 200 years. The last printing machine was dissembled in 2008 after 200 years in operation. In addition to a recital hall and private atrium, the location also offers the following amenities: class rooms, art studio, dark room, library, study space, spacious lounge and music practice rooms. Students have lunches next door in a beautiful priest seminary steps away from the Mirabell gardens.

The close vicinity of public, educational and cultural institutions allows for easy integration of classroom study and on-site experience which is a major objective of the Salzburg College program.  You will find the university library, the Mozart Archives, museum and galleries in easy walking distance. The local farmers market, coffee shops, local eateries, bookstores, boutiques, pastry shops and bakeries are all just steps away from the College's downtown location. Bergstrasse is also near the main intersecting point of the Salzburg public bus system which greatly facilitates the commuting to and from the Austrian host family homes and the dormitories.

Language
All courses are taught in English, with the exception of German language and upper level German literature courses. One German language course is required. 

Course Offerings
German language and literature, history, economics and politics, music history, music performance, intercultural communications, business, marketing, public relations, studio art, and internships (including prep course for internships). 

New - Sports Abroad Program
The Salzburg College & Salzburg Ducks Study & Sports Abroad Program combines undergraduate studies abroad with Austrian American football league (amateur) playing experience. This program which takes place during both spring and summer terms offers reduced tuition to students with prior American football team experience wanting to play internationally while staying on track with their academics.

Program Highlights

Courses
Courses at Salzburg College take place Monday through Thursday for a maximum of 24 U.S. credit hours. The full-time program is based on 4 courses per semester according to standard U.S. university class meeting times.
 
Playing
Students accepted into the program will be playing in the Austrian 2nd Division with the Salzburg Ducks American Football Team. Games are on weekends and team practices take place three times per week. Students are expected to train individually in addition. www.salzburgducks.com
 
Coaching for Credit
The coaching commitment includes two practices per week and occasional coaches meetings. U13, U15 & U17 games are periodically on weekends. In preparation for this unique intercultural internship experience students will be enrolled in the internship preparation course at Salzburg College.

Sports Abroad Program Schedule
Spring Semester 2018
Jan 14: Arrival Day
Jan 23: Courses Begin
Apr 27: End of Semester
Semester Break at Salzburg College:
Apr 28, 2018 to May 6, 2018
Summer Semester 2018
May 7: Courses Begin
July 6: Courses End
July 23: End of Playing Season/Departure Day


Salzburg College Internship Program
Salzburg College Study and Sports Program 2020
Semester and Academic Year Programs 2019-20
Program Information Academic Year 2019/2020



 

Student Life & Housing

Student Life
Since fares are usually much higher to Salzburg than to Munich, which is only a two-hour drive away, it is recommended that you check out both options before making your reservations. Information regarding travel will be provided in the acceptance letter.
 
As a complement to the academic program, students take day trips to nearby towns, including both the lake and mountain district. Students participating on the Sport Abroad program will have a 3-day excursion to Vienna, Austria's historical capital, which will provide a broad range of experiences related to history, art, music, and modern life in Europe.

Students can join a ‘buddy system’, a joint project of Salzburg College and the University of Salzburg, allowing SC students to be linked up to Austrian students and thus facilitating the process of social integration. Salzburg College students are also invited to participate in the University of Salzburg sports offerings. Lots of extra-curricular activities, such as hiking, climbing, wintersports, cooking, etc.

Housing
Students can choose between home-stay with an Austrian family or living in a carefully selected university dormitory. Housing assignments are based on interviews conducted during the initial field trip through Bavaria. Becoming part of an Austrian host family or joining Austrian students in a dormitory allows Salzburg College students to learn to understand Austrian customs and values first hand. This is a particularly rewarding aspect of studying at Salzburg College.

Sports Abroad Housing
To maximize cultural involvement, students live with Austrian families. Breakfast and dinner are provided by the Austrian host families. Family accommodations are reserved for students up to the age of 26. Weekday lunches are provided by Salzburg College when in session.
 

Duration & Costs

Duration

Fall 2019:  
September 8 - December 20, 2019

Spring 2020: 
January 19 - May 1, 2020

Spring & Summer 2018 Sports Abroad:
January 19 - July 18, 2020

Costs

Fall 2019:
 $15,322 CCIS Member | $15,722 Non-Member

Spring 2020: 
 $15,322 CCIS Member | $15,722 Non-Member

Spring & Summer 2020 Sports Abroad:
$7,272 CCIS Member | $7,674 Non-Member (Spring 2020 fees) + TBD Member | TBD Non-Member (Summer 2020 fees)

Costs included: Tuition, Austrian homestay with breakfast and dinner; residence in dorms with two meals (breakfast and dinner) Monday - Friday, lunch served at the College; course related excursions; a 2 day trip to Munich/Bavaria (Germany) (no meals other than breakfast), a day trip to Innsbruck, and various local excursions, CCIS and Sponsor fees, CISI health insurance.

Sports Abroad Program Costs Included: Tuition, room and board, health insurance, excursion to Vienna

Costs not included:  Estimated costs are airfare ($1,500), personal and miscellaneous expenses ($2,500), books (rental and purchase plan, depending on course).

Sports Abroad Program Costs not Included: Airfare, passport, visa application fees and additional meals.

Dr. Ina Stegen Scholarship: The $2,000 scholarship is available every Fall and Spring semesters. Visit the website for more information.
Fall Deadline: May 1
Spring Deadline: October 1


Note: A $500 deposit is required at the time of acceptance and a $2,500 deposit, subtracted from total fees, is required five weeks prior to the beginning of the semester.  

All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Contact the program sponsor to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program. 

Please refer to your acceptance materials for information on arrival, orientation, and academic calendar. The refund policy is program-specific and non-transferable. Refer to your acceptance materials for the comprehensive refund policy or contact the program sponsor.

Eligibility & Deadlines

Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1
Spring: November 1
Spring & Summer Sports Abroad: November 1

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA:  Students must have at least a 2.7 GPA
Minimum Class Standing:  Students must have sophomore standing ‚Äč
Sports Abroad Program Eligibility Requirements


Students are required to complete the Salzburg application which will be sent directly to the student via e-mail from Salzburg College.

Have you talked with your study abroad advisor about your home institution's application process? Your institution's deadline might be earlier than the CCIS program application deadline. Check now to make sure all of your material is submitted on time!
 



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Alumni experiences

Adventures abroad

Ben Pickos

"I thoroughly enjoyed my time at Salzburg College. The education I received here occurred both inside and outside of the school itself and I will carry it with me forever. Salzburg is a wonderful town and it is perfectly located to facilitate travel to the rest of Europe."

Kris Robertson

"My host family was really great and would always have fun stuff we could do whenever I wasn't busy. My time here was great!"