Facilities & Services

Office

The on-campus office of the Sommerhochschule is at students's service Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm. The Sommerhochschule staff is available for questions and support.

Located in the office is a basic library where students can select books and readers with the assistance of staff. All readers and copies needed for the courses will be provided by the Sommerhochschule without additional costs. Books, readers and texts for reading assignments will be available in the office free of charge.

Copying machines are provided on campus.

A study room is available for students to study alone or in groups.

The whole team of the summer school is immensely cooperative and nice."

Beenish Khan (Pakistan)

Common Rooms

Cozy room with cafe style chairs, tables and lounge area.

Buerglstube at the summer campus

The Bundesinstitut für Erwachsenenbildung (BIFEB), the host institution where the summer program is held, offers a variety of common rooms.

There is a study room for students to read, write papers, and study.

The Bürglstube and the Seehausstube can be used to meet, talk, discuss, have fun, or relax in the evening or on a rainy day.

The Bürglbar is open inmornings and evenings all week for students to get a coffee or meet und have fun. On the weekends pub quizes, parties, or other events can be organized.

The terraces in front of Bürglhaus and Seehaus are places to meet and have a coffee, sit in the sun, read or  have a chat.

Computer & Internet

Two desks somplete with computers, screens, keyboard and mouse.

One of the computer rooms on campus

Students have free use of the computer facilities available on campus. All computers provide a wide range of software and have connected access to the internet, electronic mail and printing facilities.

It is recommended to bring one's own laptop for homework assignments and an USB-stick for data transfer. Wireless internet access is available for free on Campus.

Telephone

Students sitting around a table and looking towards a a point off the picture.

Pub quizes and other evening events are organized for the participants

Telephone calls can be made at the students' expense from the room phones. Students can also be reached via telephone in their rooms.

It is advisable to buy a prepaid card for the mobile phone offered by various companies. Depending on the company prepaid cards are available at: A1-stores, 3Shops, T-Mobile shops, mobile phone stores, Media Markt, Saturn, Hartlauer, post offices, newsagents, supermarkets and other stores.

Mail

Comfortable room (cafe style) with tables and chairs.

Seehausstube

Students can receive letters and parcels under their name at the address of the summer campus of the Sommerhochschule during the period of the summer school.

Mail should be addressed to:
Sommerhochschule
c/o BIFEB
Student's Name
Bürglstein 1
A-5350 Strobl
Austria

Laundry

Laundry service will be available for € 17 per load. Drying rooms as well as irons will be provided for students.

Medical Treatment

Students must provide their own health insurance.

Strobl has one local general practitioner who can provide medical care in minor cases, for medical emergencies a nearby hospital is available. Depending on the health insurance appointments with the doctor or treatment at the hospital is either covered or has to be paid for by the students. Upon arrival at home students can retrieve the sum with the invoice from the doctor/hospital from their insurance companies.