The structure of higher education in Austria is similar to the rest of the Europe. The country provides great diversity and cultural richness. It is a great experience both historically and culturally. The Australian institutions offer varied programs starting from research-based courses, arts courses and programs in applied sciences. The economic stability, social security and great hospitality of Austrians is what attracts the international students. Austria has high standards of living. It has a thriving tourism industry, beautiful scenery and is a fascinating historical landmark.
The largest city and capital of Austria is Vienna with a population of more than 1.7 million. Austria is a largely mountainous country due to its location in the Alps. It is the 12th richest country in the world in terms of GDP. It has a well-developed social market economy along with a high standard of living. Some of the famous cities in Austria are Vienna, Innsbruck, Graz, Salzburg and Linz.
Austria provides good standard of education for an incredibly low tuition fees. Some of Europe's finest scientists, philosophers and writers are from Austria. It is a traditional place to study and stay in. It provides quality education and offer masters program taught exclusively in English. It is one of the most industrialized countries in the world. Students can work part-time and earn up to 9 to 12 Euro per hour. An Austrian visa allows students to travel to all the other Schengen countries which provides a great opportunity for students to travel to nearby places during the course of their studies.
The cost of education in public universities of Austria cost up to 1450 Euro/ year for international students. The tuition fees in private universities start from 1,000 Euro and goes up to 40,000 Euro per year.