Austria Wien's youth program consists of the Junior Football Academy (U7 to U14) and the Premium Football Academy (U15 to U18).
Premium Football Academy
The Wiener Ballsportgymnasium at Erdbergstraße 186, 1030 Vienna is a newly founded public upper secondary school for competitive athletes.
The following clubs have a right of nomination for the five-year competitive sports classes:
- FK Austria Wien (Football)
- AFC Dacia Vienna Vikings (American Football & Cheerleading)
- Vienna D.C. Timberwolves (Basketball)
- SV Schwechat (Volleyball)
- Austrian Baseball Federation
- ASV Wien (Water Polo)
- Vienna Capitals (Eishockey)
- Wiener Handballverband
The dual education system of the Ballsportgymnasium enables the young athletes to concentrate on their sportive career on the one hand and on the other hand to strive with full energy towards the Matura.
Special features of the school model
- Graduation with the Matura in 13th grade
- Lessons are timed to fit in with training at the partner club (afternoon lessons)
- Sports studies as a type-building, schoolwork and Matura subject
- Time off for sports competitions and consideration of the needs of competitive athletes
- biorhythmically compatible start of school at 9:00 a.m.
- Common lunch break (11:50 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
- increased support in the school subjects
- annual sports and project week in the penultimate week of school
- Support for stays abroad
School environment and building conditions
- Easily accessible (U3 station Erdberg)
- Large, bright subject classrooms with Internet access
- Many team and divisional rooms
- Triple gymnasium with bleachers
- Large courtyard with running track
Further information is available at www.ballsportgymnasium.at as well as by mail (email@example.com) and telephone (+43 1 798 03 50).