Central College - Language Assistant Position

Each academic year one student from the University of Vienna gets the chance to be a German language assistant at the Central College.

Central College is a private four-year institution of higher learning, which has had a long tradition in excellence in foreign language education and overseas study programs. The college has/offers language labs, language houses, computer instruction, language clubs and extracurricular activities. Central College students are offered the opportunity to practice the language outside of class, but also learn about the customs and perspectives of another nation from their language assistans.

Language assistants are required to work for the Department of Modern Languages for approx. 20 hours per week. This includes formal, schedueld work such as in-class activities, language labs, tutoring, office work, preliminary corrections of student work and materials preperations. In addition, spontaneous work such as language club activities and special events may be required.

Language assistants may take any classes at the college in which they are interested and for which they are qualified without paying tuition (at least two courses per semester, a maximum of three to four courses per semester). For college courses please consult the Central Course Catalogue.

Central College provides living expenses consisting of free housing, free meals, free tuition, and a monthly stipend (approx. 315$/month).


Application documents should be submitted to the following address: 

MMag. (FH) Sepideh Hassani  
Department for Teacher Education
Porzellangasse 4, 1090 Vienna
E-mail: sepideh.hassani@univie.ac.at
phone : 01 4277 46776

Prerequisites for application:

The application is open to Students of Teacher Education Programs (Center for Teacher Education) of the University of Vienna. The same prerequisites apply as for the Non-EU Student Exchange Program.