Best Schools September 18, 2019

Best International Schools in Austria

International Schools are very popular in Austria. Discover our selection of the Best International Schools in Austria.

Why study in Austria?

Austria offers a rich cultural setting in the very heart of Europe, with impressive Baroque architecture, awe-inspiring churches and captivating cultural events.

Full of international and bilingual schools and universities, Austria offers expat families a world of opportunities and easily nestles its way into the hearts of the many expats who choose to make it home. Austria is a German-speaking country in Central Europe, with much of its population bilingual or trilingual, and many fluent in English. Austria offers a broad spectrum of educational opportunities – not to mention great social security and economic stability. It has a unique intercultural perspective and is a welcoming and friendly home to international families.

Quality of Life and Economy

Austria’s Danube River capital city, Vienna, is regularly ranked as the number one city for quality of life in the world (2010-present). Political, social, economic, health, education, safety, and environmental aspects all play a role in this ranking.

Vienna is also a favorite amongst top international managers. Numerous companies have their head offices for Central and Eastern Europe in Vienna and the city is one of the UN’s main headquarters. Vienna has the flair of a historic old city with an international atmosphere that makes the Austrian capital most attractive. All the major cities as well as the rest of the country have efficient and well-maintained public transport facilities.

A Cultural Capital

Austria provides great cultural richness and diversity, as well as an unforgettable social experience. Austria’s cultural environment and past have generated a broad contribution to various forms of art. Austria is well known for its first-class musical experience, with Vienna being the world’s music capital. Austria has some of the world’s most important and stunning visual art collections as well, with countless museums and galleries ranging from old masters to contemporary artists. Austria also offers the best of many worlds, including quaint mountain towns, stunning lakes, and modern and baroque architecture.

People from around the world feel at home, and love to live in Austria.


Austria is a country that has every season, typical of central Europe, with cold winters and hot summers.

International Education

International education in Austria continues to grow and many different international curricula are available to students from Pre-Kindergarten to advanced degrees. International schools are popular with expatriate parents, bicultural families, and internationally-minded Austrian parents. Parents need to be sure they are considering top schools with valid and current accreditation from recognized international authorities.

Our selection of the best international schools in Austria

Schools in alphabetical order, no ranking:

The American International School · Vienna

  • Salmannsdorfer Str. 47, 1190 Wien, Austria

Set within the rich cultural context of Austria and beauty of the Vienna Woods, The American International School · Vienna is one of the top…

  • Co-Education
  • 800 students
  • Day School
  • International Baccalaurea...
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : EUR 11'000
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : EUR 21'000

American International School-Salzburg

  • Moosstraße 106, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

AIS-Salzburg is an international, college-preparatory boarding school for students in grades 7 through 12 ( ages 12 to 18). Our school is designed to remain…

  • Co-Education
  • 80 students
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • U.S. College-Preparatory ...
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 19,000
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 38,400

AMADEUS International School Vienna

  • Bastiengasse 36-38, 1180 Wien, Austria

AMADEUS International School Vienna is a unique coeducational day and boarding IB World school with an integrated Music and Arts Academy. The mission of the…

  • Co-Education
  • 245 students
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • IB (PYP, MYP, DP)
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : EUR 13.190
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : EUR 28.820

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