The medieval Festung Hohensalzburg [Hohensalzburg Fortress], which stands on a hill overlooking the old town, offers students a historically charged ambience to work in. The studios are in the former grain store within the fortress precinct.
Accessibility The classes in the fortress can be reached on foot from the Nonnberggasse, Kaigasse and Festungsgasse, or by the funicular railway from the station in the Festungsgasse (old town). The Festungsbahn (funicular) runs at 10-minute intervals daily, 9 am–9.30 pm. Tickets (daily, weekly and monthly) are on sale at the entrance (at students' own expense). The fortress is not accessible to people with impaired mobility.
Shop Ivo Haas provides a shop for the sale of artists’ materials for Summer Academy students. Opening hours: Monday–Thursday 9.30 am–1 pm.
Lunch in the Taverne Lunch from Hermann liefert is served from Monday to Friday in the "Taverne", about 200 meters next to the Summer Academy. Please order by 2 pm for the next day via this order-form, where you can find the weekly menu. Meals are served from 12.30–1.30 pm in the Taverne. All meals are vegetarian and made fresh. Hermann liefert uses mainly organic ingredients from regional producers. Moreover everything is made in their own kitchen down to the bread and buns. No artificial flavours and colouring are used. Each lunch costs € 5,40, the payment is accepted on site and in cash.
Library Opening hours: Monday–Thursday 3–5 pm and by arrangement (in the office or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org) Consult: www.biblioweb.at/isbk
Common room with internet access for students
Address Kieferbruch 1 5082 Grödig
The Steinbruch [quarry] Untersbergin Fürstenbrunn which is commercially operated by Marmor Kiefer is located at the foot of the Untersberg, to the south of Salzburg. Classes in the quarry offer students a combination of working and living in natural surroundings. Students and teachers generally live and work together in the former workers' housing, with a large dormitory for the students. Catering is organised communally in the kitchen and dining premises.
Dormitory accommodation: € 7.– per night.
Accessibility Fürstenbrunn is a part of the town of Grödig, about 10 km south of Salzburg. You can reach it by bus no. 21 (approx. 30 min. from Salzburg) followed by a 15-minute walk.
There is a small showroom on the ground floor of the main house.