Learn German in Germany or Austria?
The best place to learn German
Are you thinking about doing a German course in Germany – maybe you're looking for a German language school in Munich or Berlin? Learning German in Germany is promoted worldwide, but don't forget one of the most attractive destinations for learning German - Austria's capital Vienna! We have collected many answers to the question: Learn German in Germany or Austria?
3 Reasons for Vienna
Learn German in Germany or Austria? A City Comparison
If you're asking yourself whether you should learn German in Germany or Austria, you can compare some facts about geography, cuisine, education and other areas.
In our city comparison we take a look at Austria's capital Vienna vs. Germany's three biggest cities: Berlin, Hamburg and Munich.
|Area||414.6 km²||891.7 km²||310.4 km²||755 km²|
|Culinary specialties||Wiener Schnitzel||Currywurst||Weißwurst||Fish|
|Famous people||Christoph Waltz, actor||Marlene Dietrich, singer and actress||Klaus Mann, writer||Angela Merkel, politician|
|Quality of Living Ranking source||#1||#13||#4||#19|
|Cost of Living Ranking Europe source||#38||#36||#18||#32|
Learn German in Germany or Austria? - 5 Facts about the German language
- The German language is spoken by more than 105 million native speakers.
- There are three major regions of German usage: High German, Middle German and Low German.
- Standard German is a mixture of Middle and High German.
- High German, as used in Bavaria and Austria, is very melodious and pleasant to the ear. There are few grammar variations, although some vocabulary (culinary mostly) is unique to Bavaria and Austria.
- At the ActiLingua Academy, German native speakers teach Standard German accoring to a recognized curriculum.