Salzburg, Austria

Wake Tech and Salzburg College
May 27 - June 11, 2022

The 2-week faculty-led Summer Session offered by Wake Tech CC in cooperation with Salzburg College offers an introduction to various aspects of Austrian and European music and culture. The academic coursework emphasizes the special opportunities provided by the Austrian/Salzburg setting. Course-related field experience, as well as visits to historical sites, cultural institutions, and the attendance of musical events, constitute an important part of the program.

Course Offerings


This course provides an introductory survey of the major functions of management. Topics include the evolution of management, organizational environment and culture, ethics and corporate responsibility, strategic planning and decision making, entrepreneurship, managing human resources, leadership as well as innovating and changing.


In Principles of Accounting, students are introduced to the language of business. They will learn how to measure and record business transactions using the double-entry accounting system and communicate information to decision-makers using financial reporting. As a special addition to this study abroad course, they will be introduced to the origins and use of the double-entry system in the Middle East and Europe. Students will also learn about accepted accounting principles in Europe and how to use ratio analysis to compare the performance of European-based corporations.

Students may complete one course per session.


A variety of field trips and excursions constitute an integral part of this session’s academic program. Course-related excursions take students to various institutions and organizations throughout the region.


To maximize cultural involvement, students share a room at an Austrian student dormitory or hostel. Breakfast is included. Stores and a variety of restaurants are within easy walking distance.

Application deadline: March 1
Non-refundable $ 500 deposit is due upon registration.

Schedule of Events


  • Fri           Departure from US
  • Sat          Arrival in Munich OR Vienna
  • Sun         Departure for Salzburg


  • Mon        Orientation Day at Salzburg College
  • Tue         Regular Classes Begin
                   Historical Walking Tour of Salzburg
  • Sat          Hiking-Trip to Picturesque Salzkammergut
  • Sun         Day Trip to Eagle’s Nest


  • Mon        Excursion to Hellbrunn Palace
  • Wed        Apple Strudel Baking
  • Fri           Final Exams
                   Farewell Celebration & Concert
  • Sat         Departure - End of Program

A list of additional events will be provided with the detailed course outlines during orientation in Salzburg. Please note: The dates of individual events are subject to change.

Program Cost: $ 2,940 (additional day not yet calculated!)

  • The cost includes one course; room and meals in Salzburg and Vienna as specified; a variety of local excursions and social events; day trips to the Salzkammergut and the Eagle’s Nest.
  • Cost does not include passport, transatlantic transportation, or international health insurance.
  • Additional fees on behalf of Wake Tech CC apply.