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Vienna’s Famous Fine Arts Educational Institution

Talk about arts and culture and Vienna has lots to offer to its visitors. One remarkable institution in the Austrian capital that provides top quality education on the arts is the Academy of Fine Arts (Akademie der Bildenden Kunste). 

Established in 1692 by court painter Peter Strudt, the Academy is one of Vienna’s oldest institutions for higher education. The university offers a wide range of art majors and also accommodates international students.  

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Austria Bent on Preserving Its Own German Language

The Education Ministry of Austria is determined to preserve the country’s own version of the German Language. The ministry believes the Austrian German is being greatly influenced by the mainland German through the films and television shows. 

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Theater School Offers Fun Acting Workshops

Vienna residents and visitors who love to explore the world of acting and theater in a fun way can now do so at the Vienna English Theatre School of Performing Arts. 

This workshop offering is in celebration of the schools’ 50th anniversary and is known as improvisational theater which means no script and textbooks are involved. Participants simply sign up, play and have fun. 

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Best Art Schools in Vienna

If there is one international city that has produced quite a number of successful artists in the real sense of the word, it has to be Vienna. This is not surprising at all because the Austrian capital is home to some of the world’s best art schools. 

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Prestigious Universities in Vienna

The Austrian capital is a center of education and the largest student hub in the German speaking region. It is home to numerous public and private universities and colleges that provide quality education to both Viennese people and foreign students numbering an estimated 150,000.

Here are five of the top universities in Vienna, some of which cater to specific courses.
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Natural History Museum of Vienna

Of the various amazing museums in place in Vienna, a must-see is the Museum of Natural History. Here, visitors will be able to view thousands of objects in 39 exhibition halls.

The objects on display are parts of the earth and showcase the diversity of nature. They include rare fossils such as those from the gigantic dinosaurs of the past and the well known Venus of Willendorf.
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The Globe Museum

The globe, as we know it, is a representation of the Earth. Specifically, it is a three-dimensional scale model of a planet, a star or moon.

People who collect globes or are simply interested in viewing a collection can be greatly inspired when in Vienna. This is because a globe museum is available in the Austrian capital showcasing all kinds of this spherical scale model of the planet we live in. It is considered the only public museum in the world exclusively displaying globes.  
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University of Vienna

Vienna’s District 1 is where the old city center can be explored. It is also here where the original and oldest buildings of the University of Vienna exist.

This major educational institution was established in 1365 by Duke Rudolph IV. It is considered the oldest public university in the German speaking region, the biggest in Austria and one of the largest in the entire European continent. It was not until 20 years later, however, that the first university building opened.
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Student Accommodations in Vienna

Studying in Vienna is one of the best experiences because of its high quality of life and cultural heritage. Once you have been accepted in a school, finding a place to stay is the next step. You may choose among student hostels, rental apartments or an apartment which you will share with others. Finding the right place to stay will depend on your taste and of course your budget. The OeAD-Housing Office (OeAD-WohnraumverwaltungsGmbH) helps provide accommodations especially for foreign students.

OeAD Housing -http://www.housing.oead.at/

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Basic Education in Vienna

If you are planning to move to Vienna with your kids, here is some helpful information about schooling. Basic education is compulsory for all children who are permanent residents in Austria. It normally lasts for 9 years beginning a child’s 6th birthday. It is made up of 4 years in primary school (elementary), 5-8 years in a secondary modern school or what they call lower stages of an AHS (academic secondary school providing general education and then there is a pre-vocational year or intermediate or higher level school.

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