Olga Urbanska

Universität Wien Sprachzentrum

Are you looking for the city where you could  broaden your mind and meet people from different parts of the world? Vienna is without a doubt, the ideal place for this purpose, due to the thousands of students  and tourists from the entire globe. But what is the key to the successful communication?

It is not a secret that the more languages we know, the easier it is to find ourselves in such a multicultural city. The knowledge of foreign languages could be also helpful while looking for a job or applying to the University. Although Universität Wien Sprachzentrum is one of many places in Vienna, which offer language courses, this one is exceptional and worth looking closer.

In the wide range of courses there is something for everyone. Apart from German and English language, which are obviously the most popular ones, there are 30 various languages in the offer including Italian, Spanish, Polish, Chinese etc. so you can join a group and meet people with similar interests.

German language

German is naturally still on the leading position when it comes to languages, which are chosen the most often. Many people who come to Vienna and plan to stay here for a longer period of time, need to master their German language for different reasons. In order to meet their expectations, Universität Wien Campus offers courses throughout the year. There are many possibilities depending on the level (A1-C2), frequency and the time of the day you prefer. One of further options, especially for young people, is summer intensive courses with an accommodation. Now, due to the corona virus, there is also a chance to take an online course and learn a language without leaving your home.

For those who wish to pass language exams and acquire a proof of their language skills, there are preparation courses as well.

  • ÖSD
  • CAE


One of the biggest asset of Universität Wien Sprachzentrum is the transparent website. It provides all necessary information including types of courses,  prices of courses as well as  the number of free places. Moreover, it is possible to register for a chosen course online and check out the date of placement tests. They take place either online or on the campus and are free of charge. Furthermore, you can also benefit from the discounts on courses. Find out more on:   sprachenzentrum@univie.ac.at


Last but not least aspect that stands out this place from others is its location. Situated in the city center, historical building is easy to reach with public transport. Apart from that, there are many facilities on the campus as grocery store, book shops, cafés and restaurants  that make this area very convenient. The park in the middle of the campus is just an icing on the cake. Huge trees which provide shadow in summer days and the Christmas market in winter are the perfect complement of courses.

Adress: Alser Straße 4, Campus der Universität Wien Hof 1, Zugang 1.16 | 1090 Wien


Mutter & Baby Deutschcafè

Taking this opportunity there is also one more very uniqe place worth taking closer look at. Mutter & Baby Deutschcafè run by the Babel Integration Association offers German courses for mothers with their children! They prove that nothing is impossible and help women to feel more confident especially in everyday situations. Small groups (6-8 people) enable to adjust the material to the interests and needs of participants and focus of each woman while their children are busy playing and having fun. More information about the courses is available on the website: www.babel.wien

Adress: Kirchstetterngasse.60, 1160 Wien



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