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I really enjoyed the Austria in Context course that each student takes in Vienna. It offered a great mix of excursions around the city to actually see the things that we were learning in the classroom!
– Nathan Mundell
Cornell College

dates and fees

2016-17 fees

Pricing information for Central students
Pricing information for visiting students

Central College students pay the same tuition rate for each of the international programs that they pay on the Central campus, plus the price for accommodations. In addition, students who transfer to Central College from another college or university must complete one semester at Central prior to participating in Study Abroad.

What's included:

  • Tuition
  • Guaranteed housing in residence halls, including double rooms (with German-speaking roommate). No meal plan.
  • Computer/internet access at the Central College Abroad center and in residence halls
  • Two-week orientation
  • Language and culture exchange (optional)
  • Excursions and cultural events such as a weekend trip to Prague, Budapest, Salzburg or Graz
  • Internship and service-learning opportunities (optional)
  • Trainfare from Schwäbisch Hall to Vienna
  • On-site resident director and support services
  • Personal Central College Abroad Advisor for pre-departure support
  • Optional online pre-departure and re-entry course
  • Central College Abroad Student Survival Guide and Parent handbook
  • Supplemental travel insurance, including mental health coverage, emergency evacuation and more
  • International student ID card provided by INEXT
  • Transcript from Central College, a U.S. institution fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission


Fall 2015 dates*

Two-month Goethe Institut option

Arrival in Schwäbisch Hall; Orientation
Aug. 3, 2015
Classes begin
Aug. 4

One-month Goethe Institut option

Arrival in Schwäbisch Hall; Orientation
Aug. 31, 2015
Classes Begin
Sept. 1

Vienna program

Arrival (all students)
Sept. 24, 2015
Orientation
Sept. 25
Classes begin
Oct. 1
German intensive classes begin
Oct. 5
Christmas break (tentative)
Dec. 19 - Jan. 6, 2016
Classes end
Jan. 29
German intensive classes end
Jan. 29
Final date to vacate housing
Jan. 31


Spring 2016 dates*

Two-month Goethe Institut option

Arrival in Schwäbisch Hall; Orientation
Jan. 4, 2016
Classes begin
Jan. 5
Transfer from Schwäbisch Hall to Vienna
Feb. 26

One-month Goethe Institut option

Arrival in Schwäbisch Hall; Orientation
Feb. 1, 2016
Classes begin
Feb. 2
Transfer from Schwäbisch Hall to Vienna
Feb. 26

Vienna program

Arrival (all students)
Feb. 25, 2016
Orientation
Feb. 26 - Mar. 4
Classes begin
Mar. 1
Easter break
March 19 - April 3
Classes end
June 30
Final date to vacate housing
June 30

*Program dates are tentative. Do not purchase airline tickets based on these dates. Please check the official program calendar in your online acceptance account to confirm dates.