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Vienna Music

Dates: 30 April–18 June 2024
Priority Deadline: 1 November 2023
Application Deadline: 25 January 2024

Imagine studying in the city where Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, and Schubert lived and worked! Home to the famous Vienna Philharmonic, Vienna Boys’ Choir, and Vienna Opera, the “City of Music” also boasts some of the world’s finest art museums, historical sites, and Baroque architecture. Rated the world’s #1 most livable city nine years in a row, Vienna is the place to immerse yourself in language, history, art, music, and culture. Excursions to Budapest, Prague, and Salzburg (budget permitting) will allow students to explore additional historical and cultural treasures.

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Scott Holden
4019 MB
(801) 422-7713


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Students may choose to take 6 credits of the following courses while on this program (any combination that adds up to 6 credits will suffice):

For Music majors:
MUS 260R/360R/460R/660R—Performance Instruction (1 credit hour)

IAS 201R—Experiencing Vienna (guided walks via MP3; 1 or 2 credit hours)
FNART 270R—European Fine Arts: Art in Vienna (3 credit hours)
MUS 280R—Music in Vienna (2 credit hours)

German language courses:
GERM 345R—Austrian Language and Culture (2 credit hours)

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 (increased cost for grads and non–Latter-day Saint students) and international health insurance. The basic program cost includes several group activities in Vienna, and (depending on enrollment) excursions to Budapest, Prague, and Salzburg.

Does not include airfare, lunches in Vienna, most meals on excursions, or personal expenses such as souvenirs.
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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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No prerequisites.

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 block of the winter 2024 semester.

Students must meet all country- and program-specific COVID and health requirements for travel.
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The Austro-American Institute of Education in Vienna arranges housing with non–Latter-day Saint Viennese hosts for pairs of students, providing insight into Austrian culture. AAIE-arranged hosts will provide 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 page.

Priority Deadline: 1 November 2023
Application Deadline: 25 January 2024
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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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Scott Holden
4019 MB
(801) 422-7713
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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.