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The Austrian Education system

A detailed graphic overview of the Austrian education system can be found here for download (pdf).

Academic Degrees in Austria

European Encyclopedia on National Education Systems


Research in Austria

Basic Information

Researcher's Guide to Austria (pdf)
This guide provides information about Austria in
general but will also give you an idea of the legal
basis of entry and residence regualations, taxation
and social security.

Austria - Land of Research (pdf)
This broschure attempts to outline a portrait of Austria
as a land of research.
Here you will find all relevant information on the topics science, research and innovation in Austria.


Statistics and Reports

Statistics on Research and Development

Austrian Research and Technology Report 2013 (pdf)
Austrian Research and Technology Report 2012 (pdf)
The Austrian Research and Technology Report is an annual compilation of current statistics, findings and assessments on research, technology and innovation policy in Austria, providing an overview of Austria’s position in this policy field.


Links to Authorities

Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology
Austrian Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth
Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development
Austrian Science Board (only in German)



Information for mobile researchers

Euraxess Austria
Euraxess Austria represents the national extension of Euraxess – Researchers in Motion which is an initiative of the European Commission and the countries participating in the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research.

The Euraxess Austria portal contains on-line information for researchers moving to and from Austria. The Euraxess Services Centres and Local Contact Points provide free assistance to mobile researchers and their families.

The OeAD and Austrian Research Promotion Agency - FFG are Euraxess Bridgehead Organisations and Services Centres.

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