VHS Simmering in Austria
The VHS Simmering is part of the Wiener Volkshochschulen GmbH and offers a wide range of courses, lectures and acitvities in Life Long Learning processes. The program focuses strongly on the needs of the population and is available to everybody, in particular to those with difficult access to education.
We offer courses and councelling in: health and exercise, languages, computer and multimedia training, personality development, civic education and projects and we are experts for youth and intergenerational learning and job preparation schedules.
VHS Wien – education for everybody!
VHS Wien has more than 130 years of history and has made it possible for millions of people to work on their skills and most of all to break social barriers. VHS Wien provides the basis for further education for people with different qualifications by its huge range of courses and its democratic approach to education.
During the last 125 years VHS Wien developed into the biggest organisation for adult education in the German speaking countries.
VHS Wien offers about 20.000 courses every year. Around 140 000 people register for VHS Wien courses. The biggest segments of courses are languages and health.
VHS Wien is also the largest provider for second chance education in Vienna. Preparation courses for lower secondary school leaving certificates, for Matura (A –Levels) and
Studienberechtigungsprüfung (university entrance examination) and Berufsreifeprüfung (vocation based university entrance examination) are offered. In addition to general courses there are vocationally oriented courses for economy and personality development, pre-school teachers, afterschool care assistants and many more.