Smooth Sailing into IBDP:
How Our Pre IB Courses Make a Difference

At Study Academy Vienna, we understand the challenges of transitioning to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).

Our Pre IB Summer Courses are meticulously designed as a comprehensive, year-long preparatory program to equip students with the essential knowledge and skills for a successful IBDP journey.

Covering core subjects like mathematics, sciences, literature, humanities, arts, and languages, these courses ensure students have a robust academic foundation before embarking on the IBDP.

Purpose of the PRE IB Summer Courses

Unlike regular pre-IBDP courses, our Pre IB Summer Courses focus on intensive summer preparation, offering a unique blend of concentrated learning.

This distinct approach provides a thorough curriculum tailored to meet the IBDP’s unique challenges, serving as an essential bridge to the full program starting in September.

The advantage of choosing Pre IB Summer Courses

Study Academy Vienna’s Pre IB Summer Courses are designed to give students this crucial headstart, ensuring they are not just prepared but poised for success in the IBDP. Here’s why choosing our Pre IB Summer Courses can be a transformative decision for aspiring IB students:

  • Comprehensive curriculum coverage: Our Pre IB Summer Courses delve into the core subjects of the IBDP, including mathematics, sciences, literature, humanities, arts, and languages. This extensive coverage ensures students gain a thorough understanding of each subject, building a strong academic foundation that will support them throughout their IB journey.
  • Focused preparation: These courses are specifically tailored for students transitioning to the IBDP, offering an intensive learning experience that addresses the program’s unique challenges. By focusing on summer preparation, students can dedicate their time and energy to mastering the subjects without the distractions of the regular academic year.
  • Skill development: Beyond academic knowledge, our Pre IB Summer Courses emphasize the development of essential skills such as critical thinking, time management, study strategies, and exam preparation techniques. These skills are invaluable, not only for the IBDP but for future academic and professional endeavors.
  • Personalized attention: With small class sizes and experienced instructors, students receive personalized attention, allowing for individual doubts to be addressed and weaker areas to be strengthened. This personalized approach ensures that every student can progress at their own pace, maximizing their learning potential.
  • Confidence building: Starting the IBDP with a solid understanding of the curriculum and essential skills instills confidence in students. Our Pre IB Summer Courses are designed to reduce the pressure and anxiety associated with transitioning to such a rigorous program, ensuring students feel ready and confident to tackle the challenges ahead.
  • Smooth transition: The transition to the IBDP can be daunting for many students. Our Pre IB Summer Courses serve as a bridge, easing students into the program’s demands and expectations. This smoother transition can significantly enhance the overall learning experience and academic performance in the IBDP.
  • Early advantage: By starting their IBDP preparation early, students can get ahead of their peers, giving them an advantage when the program officially begins. This early start can be critical in setting the pace for success in the highly competitive environment of the IBDP.

Selecting the perfect Pre IB Course

Choosing the right Pre IB revision course is key.

Research reliable courses offering comprehensive programs, focusing on curriculum quality, teaching methods, and support. Evaluating feedback from past students can offer insights into a course’s effectiveness.

Making an informed choice ensures a strong foundation for the IBDP.

Study Academy Vienna’s Pre IB courses are designed to empower students for a successful and enriching IBDP experience.

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  • Choice of up to 6 subjects
  • Each subject is covered in 17 hours over 2.5 days
  • Small study groups (8-10 students, often 2-5 students)
  • Lessons from 8:30 to 16:00  followed by  individual study, or optional private sessions
  • Baroque study rooms in the astonishing Austrian Miller-Aichholz Castle with a view of a green park, create an unforgettable conducive atmosphere
  • Classes are led by a team of elite IB examiners with over 15 years of teaching experience.
  • Provided meals; breakfast, lunch, snacks, and drinks throughout the day; dinner arrangements organized individually by students, allowing them to explore various restaurants in Vienna.
  • Welcoming carrying a family-like environment with excellent opportunities to make new friends
  • Cultural excursions to Vienna and afternoon sporting activities led by professional sports instructors
  • Residential students will be collected from the airport on their arrival date and returned on their departure date
English A: Lang & Lit HL German A: Lang & Lit HL Spanish A: Lang & Lit HL French A: Lang & Lit HL
English A: Lang & Lit SL German A: Literature HL Spanish A: Lang & Lit SL French A: Lang & Lit SL
English A: Literature HL German A: Literature SL Spanish A: Literature HL French A: Literature HL
English A: Literature SL German B: HL Spanish A: Literature SL French A: Literature SL
English B: HL German B: SL Spanish B: HL French B: HL
English B: SL German Ab Initio Spanish B: SL French B: SL
Russian HL | SL Spanish Ab Initio
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Biology SL Chemistry SL Physics SL Design Technology SL
Sport Science ESS Computer Science ITGS
Economics HL Business & Management HL History HL Geography HL
Economics SL Business & Management SL History SL Geography SL
Global Politics Psychology HL Philosophy HL
Psychology SL Philosophy SL
Visual Art HL Theatre HL Music HL Film HL
Visual Art SL Theatre SL Music SL Film SL
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Additional courses
TOK Essay & Exhibition IA in Math English A Essay ART – Comparative Studies
Extended Essay IA in Economics German A Essay ART – Processed Studies
IB Exams Practice IA in Business Spanish A Essay Theatre Assessments
IB Exam Techniques Skills IA in Geography French A Essay Music Assessments
Private Subject Tuition IA in History Other Language A Essay CAS
Stress Management & Study IA in Biology English Literature Analysis Excel Graphing Skills
UCAS IA in Chemistry German Literature Analysis Graphical Calculator Skills
University & Careers Advice IA in Physics Academic Writing
University Interview Training IA in ESS
IA in Sports Science
IA in DT
IA in Other Subject
Lessons Schedule
8:30 – 10:30 Study Period
10:30 – 11:00 Morning Break
11:00 – 13:00 Study Period
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:30 Study Period
15:30 – 15:45 Afternoon Break
15:45 – 17:00 Study Period