German School in Vienna
It is in the heart of Vienna, in a magnificent park, close to the main train lines and monuments that recall glorious eras, that the language school Actilingua is located. Your language lessons will be given in a building equipped with the infrastructure necessary for the smooth running of your stay. Founded in 1988, Actilingua has excellent facilities, for example a language lab, a multimedia centre, an audio-video learning room as well as spacious and comfortable classrooms. Everything is made available to students so that they can learn German in the best possible conditions. The school also has common areas where you can meet other students and make new friends.
The school is a member of international organisations like IALC (International Association of Language Centres) and CAMPUS Austria, an Austrian association that guarantees quality teaching. Choosing to study German at Actilingua is opting for a serious school with a proven track record.
Actilingua Academy for adults 16 + years: Our school is located in the heart of Vienna and caters for adult learners. It is open all year and equipped with the latest in educational technology like a multi-media library where you can watch videos, listen to language cassettes or work on the computer.
Actilingua summer school for juniors:The summer school for young people from 12-18 years is located in the Vienna-Centre in the midst of a wonderful park. In our summer school we offer German course, residence, accommodation and an exciting cultural and leisure programme as well as 24 hours supervision by our highly qualified teachers
Actilingua is an examination centre for the Ísterreichisches Sprachdiplom OSD and for the European Language Certificates. After completion of an exam preparation course, you may enter for internationally recognized examinations.
Actilingua is recognized by the Austrian government and a member of the following major international organizations:
- Money back guarantee: If services are not in accordance to the brochure or web site, please notify us in writing within the first week after arrival. Actilingua will rectify the situation within 3 working days. If services are still not in accordance with the brochure or web site description Actilingua will refund the price.
- German all year round for students at all levels. We teach standard German according to a recognized curriculum all year round, catering for students from beginner to advanced level.
- Small groups. The average class-size is 8 to a maximum of 12 students in standard course and 5 to a maximum of 8 in intensive course.
- Successful courses. Featuring holiday courses, intensive as well as semester and year courses. Course duration from one week to one year. Actilingua students enjoy a 95% pass rate in the Austrian German Language Diploma.
- Internationality. Our students come from more than 30 countries. Most are university students aged between 17 and 30 seeking to improve their German language skills and awareness of Austrian culture as a supplement to their academic studies. Others are already working, with ages ranging from 30 and upward.
- Highly qualified teachers. Our teachers see themselves as your friends and partners. They are native speakers of standard German, and they take genuine pleasure in working together with you. They are highly qualified, and their skills and knowledge are regularly upgraded at training courses held by Actilingua.
- 20/30 lessons German course per week (1 lesson = 45 minutes).
- 2-3 times per week (= 5 lessons) Culture and Leisure programme: Vienna guided tours, talks and videos about Austrian music, art, history, literature, party, Viennese Waltz course, sports.
- Accommodation as booked.
- Actilingua Certificate.
- Course books may be borrowed for the whole course. Books can be bought at a 50% discount from the school office.
- Use of computers, books, videos and magazines in the multimedia library.
- Free internet access.
- Monitoring service for all longterm students.
- Student service at the school office, Monday-Friday.
- Free receiving and sending of e-mails. Student manual with interesting tips on Vienna.
- Actilingua Card entitling holder to discounts at a number of museums, theatres, restaurants and shops.