The winter school 2017 takes place from February 2 – February 17, 2018.
Day of arrival is Friday, February 2, 2018. On Friday evening at 7:00 pm an orientation session will introduce the participants to the winter school (courses and cultural program). Afterwards a Welcome Dinner will give students the opportunity to meet informally with faculty and staff.
From Saturday, February 3 to Sunday, February 4, 2018 a preparatory seminar "Vienna in the Last Decades of the Habsburg Monarchy 1848–1918" will provide students with the basic knowledge needed for their selected courses. Lessons in class will be acompanied by a city walk of the Ringstraße and an excursion to the Schönbrunn Palace.
Courses are held Monday to Friday of both weeks and start on Monday, February 5, 2018. For the time schedule of the courses please see the schedule.
In addition to the morning lectures the courses include excursions to course related sites and museums on six afternoons.
The weekends provide free time to discover Vienna as an individual or to join one of the excursions offered by the Winter School (not included).
On Friday, February 16, 2018 a Farewell Dinner will end the 2018 Session.
It is recommended to depart on or after Saturday, February 17, 2018.