The Global English Teaching Academy is situated in the cultural melting pot that is the alpine, German-speaking country of Austria. Bordering the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy and Switzerland, no country waltzes so effortlessly between the urban and the outdoors as Austria. Cresting alpine summits one day, and swanning around imperial Vienna the next, you’re never far from something interesting.

Upper Austria (Traunstein)

Are you looking to teach English abroad? Do you want more than just a tefl course? Do you want unique experiences which you will cherish for the rest of your life? Then Austria is the place for you! If you’re looking to live a little and step outside of your comfort zone then the Nordkettenbahnen cable car will give you quick access to the slopes for an unforgettable skiing experiences. Trails fan out from Hungerburg, Seegrube and the 2334m summit of Hafelekar, commanding views deep into the Austrian Alps. If the excitement of teaching English as a second language leaves you craving for more, the Nordpark will have you in your element with its quarter-pipe, kickers and boxes at the Nitro Skyline Park. The once in a lifetime experience of concerts atop mountains, with world-class music acts performing at the world renowned Snowbombing festival should not be missed.


If the mountain ranges don’t entice you, you can gain your tesol certification with your feet firmly on the ground because the best thing about Austria is how close everything is, so close in fact that within minutes you can go from 2000m mountains to pretty medieval lanes and the Habsburg palace. Teaching english in Austria allow you to benefit for Austria’s diversity of landscape, as the country swings breezily between the urban and the outdoors, and if you’re an unseasoned cyclist you can purchase a bike tour to see it all. Even if you prefer to just use your legs, you are in for a treat as the tourist office arranges daily guided walks, from sunrise strolls to half-day hikes, which are free with a guest card and perfect way to unwind after teaching English.

Image-Video for the Burgenland Tourism-Board

by Florian Gintenreiter


Austria gives you the opportunity to do anything you need to have a once in a lifetime experience, including white-water rafting on the Inn River, Olympic bobsledding, canyoning, paragliding and even bungee jumping from the 192m Europabrücke, if you dare. However after a rewarding day, travelling, teaching English and making a difference, we know you might just want to stick to the cities and party along the beautiful banks of the Danube. Whether you want an exquisite dinner, wish to attend a concert at Schönbrunn Palace, or celebrate becoming TEFL certified by dancing your heart out at a nightclub, the cities will spoil you for choice. The restaurants and concert venues of Austria have made their mark at an international level, which is why so many visitors from different parts of the globe decide to teach english in Austria so they can enjoy its electrifying nightlife.


Whatever it is you’re looking for you can find it in Austria and the beauty of gaining your TEFL/TESOL certification with the Global English Teaching Academy in Austria is, your qualification is globally recognised, and you are never more than a short and inexpensive train journey across a border to discover more. So what are you waiting for? Austria awaits, apply today!