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The complete program of IKI Language Academy Vienna

IKI Intensive Training

IKI intensive language courses are made up of course blocks of 4 weeks (80 lesson units) each per course level. This is ideal for anyone who aims to reach a goal fast. We teach general standard German. After each course block, typically the next competency level is achieved. 2 different course options are available:

Morning class

  • Monday - Friday from 9.00am – 12.00pm
  • Course fee mornings: € 495.00

Afternoon class

  • Monday – Friday from 2.00pm – 5.00pm
  • Special course price for afternoon: € 395.00

Course prices include all documents such as books, copies, IKI certificates, etc.

Dates for intensive course blocks

  • 7 January – 1 February 2019
  • 4 February – 1 March 2019
  • 4 March – 29 March 2019
  • 1 April – 26 April 2019
  • 29 April – 24 May 2019
  • 27 May – 26 June 2019
  • 1 July – 26 July 2019
  • 1 August – 29 August 2019
  • 2 September – 27 September 2019
  • 30 September – 25 October 2019
  • 28 October – 22 November 2019
  • 25 November – 20 December 2019

IKI Evening Academy

The IKI Evening Academy consists of course blocks of 5 or 10 weeks (54 lesson units) each, ideal for students or working people, twice a week from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. We teach general standard German. After each course block, typically the next competency level is achieved. 2 different course options are available:

  • Monday and Wednesday or
  • Tuesday and Thursday
  • Course times evenings 6.00pm – 8.00pm
  • Course price for 5 weeks € 240.00
  • Course price for 10 weeks € 420.00
  • Including all documents such as books, copies, IKI certificates, etc.

Dates for 10-week course blocks

  • 7 January – 14 March 2019
  • 25 March – 5 June 2019
  • 13 June – 18 July and 2 September – 3 October 2019
  • 7 October – 12 December 2019

Dates for 5-week course blocks

  • 13 June – 18 July 2019
  • 2 Septemer – 3 October 2019

IKI VIP training for individuals and small groups

At IKI Vienna, we have had the privilege over many years to have been exposed to some of the most diverse corners of the world. Among those have likewise been accomplished individuals from the political, corporate, and cultural arenas. For these accomplished individuals, we offer individuals and small groups – in addition to our regular school and course operations – exclusive VIP trainings for German or English at reasonable customer-friendly prices.
VIP One-to-one training German or English in-house

  • 6 lesson units of 45 minutes each € 312.00
  • 10 lesson units of 45 minutes each € 500.00
  • 20 lesson units of 45 minutes each € 980.00
  • Including all documents such as books, copies, IKI certificates, etc.

VIP One-to-one training German or English on-site (Vienna area)

  • 6 lesson units of 45 minutes each € 372.00
  • 10 lesson units of 45 minutes each € 600.00
  • 20 lesson units of 45 minutes each € 1,180.00
  • Including all documents such as books, copies, IKI certificates, etc.

Prices for several persons or groups by request.
Appointments are arranged on an individual basis.

Get actively involved in life in Austria

IKI Vienna has been involved in immigrants’ integration process for many years and is certified both by the Austrian Integration Fund (ÖIF) and the City of Vienna.

The Integration Agreement (only for non-EU citizens)

Our course contains preparation for the ÖIF exam “Values and Orientational Know-how” (policies on living together, living culture, values). Depending on your German language skills, you will need up to 4 months of intensive training (maximum 320 lesson units) in order to attain level A2. The ÖIF A2 exam must be completed within 18 months in order to receive the grant of € 2.50 per lesson unit (up to a maximum of € 750) from the ÖIF. That comes out to € 187.50 for an intensive course and € 135.00 for an evening course.

In addition to the ÖIF voucher, you can also redeem a “Wiener Sprachgutschein” (Vienna Language Voucher) from the Immigration Office MA 35 in the amount of € 100.00 for each course block (intensive course or evening course), and for EU citizens, a voucher of € 50.00.

Sample calculation for an afternoon intensive course

  • 1 course level- 4-week intensive course € 395.00
  • ÖIF reimbursement – € 187.50
  • 1 Vienna language voucher – € 100.00
  • Deductible rate per course thus: € 107.50

ÖIF integration exam
IKI a recognized institution for your integration exam certified by the Austrian Integration Fund. Dates on request, price € 170.00 (IKI students € 150.00).

Please check with us in person in the office and bring your vouchers and passport with you. We will be happy to assist you with any further questions.

Perfection in writing, grammar and conversation

The IKI perfection courses are ideal for everyone who would like to improve their German skills in a certain area. These lectures last 90 minutes and take place once a week for 4 weeks, in between a morning and afternoon intensive course. 3 different options are available:
Writing training

  • Tuesdays from 12.0 pm – 1.50pm
  • Price for 4 lectures: € 85.00


  • Wednesdays from 12.20pm – 1.50pm
  • Price for 4 lectures: € 85.00


  • Thursdays from 12.20pm – 1.50pm
  • Price for 4 lectures: € 85.00

Course certificates

For every course that you attend at the IKI Language Academy, you receive a course certificate that certifies the language level that you have achieved.

There are 13 course levels from the competency level of A1.1 (basic level) up to level C2 for (very) advanced; the level plan is oriented to the European Reference Framework. Our course blocks in the form of intensive courses consist of 80 lesson units and in the evening course of 54 lesson units of 45 minutes each. The entire course content of a competency level is taught at each course block. For the purpose of documentation and upon successful completion of the final exam, every course participant receives a certificate of the competency level attained from IKI.

ÖIF-Exam A2
If you are attending our German courses in the framework of the Integration Agreement, a competency level of A2.2 must be verifiably attained. Once the official ÖIF exam is over, you can receive partial reimbursement of the course fees with your ÖIF voucher from the Austrian Integration Fund.

Austrian German Language Diploma - Österreichisches Sprachdiplom (ÖSD)
IKI Language Academy is an accredited examination centre for the Austrian Language Diploma.

See here the ÖSD-Exam dates and fees.

For intensive exam preparation, we recommend our ÖSD preparation courses.

Funding programmes for German courses

IKI Vienna is in close contact with various organisations which provide financial support for German courses.

How does it work?

We put together a cost estimate for your German course or your German exam and assist you in submitting it to the appropriate funding agency such as the AMS, WAFF, or ÖIF. If funding for your course or exam is approved, the course fees are either partially or wholly paid by the respective cooperation partners.

As soon as the approval for the cost coverage is at hand, we will reserve your place in our next course.

For the cost estimate, we require the following:

  • Name
  • Address with postal code
  • Social insurance number
  • Placement test

The placement test helps us to find the appropriate German course for you. You can take the test in our office or anytime here online.

You can pick up the cost estimate in our office. Our office is open Mondays to Thursdays from 9.00am to 6.00pm and Fridays until 4.00pm. We will be happy to assist you with any further questions.

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General information about our courses

  • All language skills such as listening, speaking, reading, writing.
  • The focus is on communication.
  • Systematic grammar and vocabulary.
  • With modern textbooks and topical lesson methodology.
  • Central location vis à vis the Vienna State Opera.
  • Examination centre for the Austrian German Language Diploma.
  • Partner Institution of the University of Washington and New York State University.
  • Certified by the Austrian Integration Fund and the City of Vienna.
  • Regular organisation of recreational activities for students of all courses …mehr erfahren.

Online Registration

  • Please send us the registration form with the level placement test.
  • We will send you a confirmation of receipt and inform you whether a place in your course level is available. You will then receive a request for payment with a payment slip.
  • Please pay for the course by the time of the date specified, otherwise we must unfortunately cancel the registration.

Personal Registration
You can take the level placement test and complete registration in our office from Monday to Thursday between 9:00a.m. and 6:00p.m. and on Friday until 4:00p.m.

  • Cash or bank card in our office
  • Bank transfer free of charge for recipient to:
    Internationales Kulturinstitut

    Uni Credit Bank Austria AG, Kärtnerring 1, 1010 Vienna

    Bank code: 12000

    Account number: 602 611 600
IBAN: AT65 1200 0006 0261 1600

Refund of the course fee is possible up to one week before the start of the course, minus 30 Euro (cancellation fee and bank charges).

On public holidays, no lessons take place: 26 October, 1 November and 8 December 2018
22. April, 1 May, 30 May, 10 June, 20 June, 15 August and 1 November 2019
In case a course date happens to take place on a public holiday, an alternative date for these lessons will be set.

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