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Dates: 24 June–5 August 2023
Application Deadline: 1 February 2023

Imperial palaces, baroque churches, medieval streets, iconic modernism, and pastries galore: Vienna is an experience overload. We will also visit Salzburg, Hallstatt, Munich, and Budapest. Sponsored by the Department of German & Russian, Vienna Study Abroad 2023 is tailored to those without any German experience and to German majors and minors. All students will fulfill the GE Arts requirement during this program. There will also be work opportunities for qualified students.

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Teresa Bell
3102 JFSB
(801) 422-4961


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Frequently Asked Questions
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More Information

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Students will take 6+ credit hours from among the following:

GERM 346 (REQUIRED)—Art and Architecture in German-Speaking Europe (3 credit hours; fulfills GE Arts requirement)
GERM 101—Beginning German (4 credit hours)
GERM 301—Intermediate German (3 credit hours)
GERM 311R—Advanced German Conversation (2 credit hours; necessary for German minor)
GERM 490R—Special Studies in German (3 credit hours; for interns)

Other courses may be offered based on student interest.

Students may not take any other courses on this program, including BYU Online courses, without approval by the program director and ISP.
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Includes Latter-day Saint undergraduate full tuition and international health insurance. The basic program cost includes several group activities in Vienna and excursions to Salzburg, Hallstatt, Munich, Budapest, and other sites.

Does not include airfare, lunches in Vienna, most meals on excursions, personal expenses, souvenirs, and non-program related entrance fees. Low-cost meals are available in Vienna, including two dinners per week in the Latter-day Saint Outreach Center, payable by the student.
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Funding Sources

Regular BYU tuition scholarships, Pell Grants, and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to study abroad programs.

Students who submit the financial aid section of the ISP application and who have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (A-41 ASB) will be considered for a Study Abroad scholarship.

Academic departments and colleges may assist with scholarships and grants.

Private grants and scholarships outside of BYU may also assist (see
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Accepted students are required to participate in an international, cross-cultural preparation course (IAS 201R, 1 credit hour). This class will be held during the second term of the winter 2023 semester. Part-time BYU students and non-BYU students will need to pay an additional tuition fee.

Accompanying spouses need to be credit-bearing participants on the program; they will need to apply online and take the preparation course.

Students must meet all country- and program-specific COVID and health requirements for travel.
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The Austro-American Institute of Education (AAIE) in Vienna arranges housing with non–Latter-day Saint Viennese hosts for pairs of students. This provides students insight into Austrian culture. The host provides breakfast daily and one evening meal each week.
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Students are responsible for purchasing their own airfare to and from the program sites. Airline reservations must be made through BYU Travel. Students should contact a BYU Travel agent.

BYU Travel
280 HRCB
(801) 422-6293
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Application Process

Students must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

Complete the online application here. A nonrefundable $35 application fee is required; applicants will be interviewed once the application is complete.

Students will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance into the program. The first payment is due upon acceptance; please refer to the Payment Information document.

Application Deadline: 1 February 2023
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Program Adjustments

International Study Programs (ISP) reserves the right to cancel this program, revise its offerings, or make any adjustments to the preliminary cost.

If it becomes necessary for ISP to cancel a program, all program payments made to BYU ISP will be refunded to the student’s BYU Financial account.

ISP is the only office authorized to cancel any of its programs.
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Teresa Bell teaches in the Department of German and Russian.

3102 JFSB
(801) 422-4961

Talita Wiener-Osman teaches in the Department of German and Russian.

3103 JFSB
(801) 422-2169
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Contact Us

International Study Programs
101 HRCB
(801) 422-3686
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ISP Student Handbook

To see the student handbook, click here.
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Payment Schedule

To see the payment schedule, click here.