Students, please turn in your textbooks to page…never mind. In January, a school in Austria will be taking sex out of the bedroom and putting it back into the classroom.
According to ABC News, five teachers and 70 students will begin the world’s first school of sex at the Austrian International School of Sex’s campus in January. There will be a dormitory on campus that can house 20 students. The dorms are said to be of mixed sex, so students can help each other with homework assignments.
The Local reports that Ylva-Maria Thompson will be headmistress of the Austrian International School of Sex in Vienna. Thompson is best known in Sweden as an erotic TV host in the 80s and 90s and for her artwork Anonyma Exhibitionister (Exhibitionists Anonymous) where she cast a hundred Swedish women's sexual organs in plaster.
According to The Week, The AISOS curriculum will consist of offers "5 courses, 200 lessons, and a lifetime of pleasure." The first course, starting January 9, is titled "Sexual Techniques," "Advanced Intercourse" and "History of Sex" are the next classes.
The school is receiving its share of complaints, with people asking about an STD clinic on campus and wondering how someone grades sexual performance. Many of its seductive advertisements have been banned around Europe.
The International Business Times reports that students must be over 16 years old to apply, and the cost is about $1,900 per semester. The school has exams needed to pass the course, and contraception will be available for no extra charges.