Education & Research

Main library at night

Libraries in Vienna

Libraries in Vienna offer well over 1.5 million media in a network of 39 branches. About 60,000 of the more than 1.3 million books are foreign-language books. more

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Vienna envisions the future

Vienna’s new research, technology and innovation policy for the period up to 2020 will be developed between autumn 2014 and the end of 2015. more

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Vienna Wiesenthal Institute

The City of Vienna has adopted a resolution which guarantees the financing of the Wiesen­thal Institute in the period up to 2030 to make the research centre one of the globally leading centres for Holocaust studies. more

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The School System

School attendance is compulsory for all children permanently resident in Austria, and lasts for nine years. Compulsory schooling starts on the first of September. more

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