Study Abroad

IES Vienna

Vienna, Austria

Whether you participate in the European Society & Culture Program or the Music Program, you must take at least one course in the German language.  Students must receive credit through the University of Rochester, the school of record for IES.  No Amherst credit will be given for internships, though you are welcome to take them in addition to a regular course load.  Students are strongly encouraged to live in residence halls with Austrian and other international students.

The German department will not give credit for courses in the major; please consult with your major adviser if you are a German major. 

Language pre-requisites:

None required, but advanced courses and direct enrollment at Universität Wien requires at least four college-level semesters of German or the equivalent.

Language(s) of instruction available: English, German
Program link:
Types of housing: Apartment with international students, Dorm with international students
Amherst approved: Yes
Major(s): European Studies, German, Music, Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences
Student evaluations:

Office Hours

Monday-Thursday: 2-7pm
Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm

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