Friends of the Sommerhochschule

The association Friends of the Sommerhochschule was founded in 1958 by alumni of the summer school (former: International Summer Program). The associations mission is to promote and financially support the Sommerhochschule.

Since its founding the Friends of the Sommerhochschule help to acquire sponsors and financial support from governmental institutions as well as private companies. The acquired budget is used to grant scholarships to participants of the International Summer Program who have an outstanding academic record and are in fiancial need.

Do you still remember the time you spent at the summer program and treasure your Strobl experience? Would you like to make a contribution and help to enable others to experience Strobl? Now you can contribute by becoming a member of the Friends of the Sommerhochschule and help to support student's participation at the summer school.


To become a member you simply complete, sign and scan the membership form and send or email it to the following address:

Innovationszentrum Universität Wien - Sommerhochschule
Verein Freunde der Sommerhochschule der Universität Wien
Campus of the University of Vienna
Alser Strasse 4/Hof 1/Tuer 1.16
1090 Vienna


Members support the Friends of the Sommerhochschule with an annual membership fee. Membership will be renewed automatically on an annual basis. Members will receive a reminder to pay their membership fee at the beginning of each respective year. Membership can be cancelled any time and does not include any liabilities on the side of the members. Cancellations of membership should be send in writing (mail, fax, or email) to the contact address above. Membership fees are € 25 annually.


Membership fees have to be paid annually in the following account:
Freunde der Sommerhochschule der Universität Wien
Bank: Bank Austria
Account number: 10911332800
Bank code: 12000
IBAN: AT85 1200 0109 1133 2800

Please state your full name (first name and surname) as "reason for transfer" or "reason for payment" so your payment can be identified.



Questions regarding the association of the Friends of the Sommerhochschule or membership can be addressed to the Program Coordinators Verena Bauer and Nina Gruber at the office of the Sommerhochschule (