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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Kindergarten registration

If you need a place for your child at municipal kindergarten in the autumn of 2015 you should best register your child now. The official registration period is in November and December 2014. more

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Human rights series

The whole school year at the Vienna Public Learning Centres (VHS) is dedicated to the topic of human rights. A number of interesting lectures, discussions, and workshops take place until June 2015. 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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