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

Rendering of the new education campus at aspern Urban Lakeside

Bright future for schools

Various needs arise from the well-known fact that Vienna is growing. To meet future demand, educational facilities are being built and renovated in many places. more

Young woman sitting at a desk with a notebook and a book

New website for foreign students

Students can get all the help they need from the free, online "Step by Step Guide", presented by the newly-founded Viennese company "Feels like home". more

Class room with children and teacher

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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