Study Abroad Trip to Salzburg, Austria

May 27 - June 10, 2023

The two-week, faculty-led Summer session offered by Wake Tech 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

Students may complete one course per session of the following options:

  • BUS 137 Principles of Management (3 hours)

    This course provides an introductory survey of the major functions of management.
  • ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting (4 hours)

    In today's world, it is important for business managers to be advised by accountants on how to optimize business practices and processes based on cost efficiency and capability. This accounting course includes a greater emphasis on managerial and cost accounting skills.
  • INT 110 International Business (3 hours)

    This course will teach students all about doing business globally. Students will learn geography, ways to enter foreign countries, how to conduct themselves culturally and effectively with other countries and will become familiar with the layout of current situations that can and or will affect their chances of getting into a career job.
  • HIS 112 World of Civilizations II (3 hours)

    This course introduces world history from the early modern era to the present. Topics include the cultures of Africa, Europe, India, China, Japan and the Americas. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic and cultural developments in modern world civilizations.


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.


Students share a room at an Austrian student hostel. Breakfast is included. Stores and a variety of restaurants are within easy walking distance.


Week 1

  • Saturday – Depart U.S.
  • Sunday – Arrival in Munich or Vienna, transfer to Salzburg and orientation at Salzburg College

Week 2

  • Monday – Classes begin
  • Tuesday – Historical walking tour of Salzburg
  • Wednesday – Cross-cultural workshop
  • Saturday – Hiking trip to picturesque Salzkammergut
  • Sunday – Day trip to Eagle's Nest

Week 3

  • Tuesday – Excursion to Hellbrunn Palace
  • Wednesday – Hike over Mönchsberg
  • Thursday – Apple strudel baking and farewell celebration
  • Friday – Depart for Munich or Vienna
  • Saturday – Depart for U.S.

A list of additional events will be provided with the detailed course outlines during orientation in Salzburg.

NOTE: Dates of individual events are subject to change.


The program costs $3,223, which includes enrollment in one course; room and breakfast in Salzburg and Vienna/Munich, as specified; various local excursions and social events; and day trips to the Salzkammergut and the Eagle's Nest.

The cost does not include a passport, transatlantic transportation or international health insurance. Also, additional fees on behalf of Wake Tech apply.

Application deadline

A non-refundable $500 deposit is due upon registration. Deadline is March 1, 2023.