What developments and which thinkers, artists, musicians, and writers influence the way we view God and the world? How has faith shaped German thought and culture and how can faith transform our culture? Attend the Salzburg Institute Summer School to study some of the most significant and profound Christian composers, artists, and writers and thinkers. This diverse five-week program includes cross-cultural workshops, concerts, and numerous excursions to a wide array of cultural institutions and churches, as well as a four-day trip to Vienna.
All students participate in the program’s interdisciplinary four-credit survey seminar on “German Christian Thought and Culture.” This daily intensive course, which features guest lectures by noted German and Austrian scholars, musicians, and artists, will acquaint students with the fascinating foundations of German cultural and intellectual history from the middle ages to the present day.
All students take part in cross-cultural workshops, concerts and numerous excursions to a wide array of cultural institutions and churches, as well as a four-day trip to Vienna. In addition, music majors study voice or their instrument with a professor of the world-renown Mozarteum University.
Students majoring in art can choose to enroll in intensive drawing, painting, or printmaking courses at the International Summer Academy of Fine arts which takes place at Salzburg's premier landmark, the Fortress Hohensalzburg.
Students interested in the rich cultural and ecclesiastical history of Salzburg, European Studies, German and Austrian films, philosophy, intellectual history, German and Austrian literature and theater, and German language can take independent studies with Salzburg Institute faculty members.