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

Scientist holding a petri dish

Innovative Vienna 2020

The city administration’s new future strategy "Innovative Vienna 2020" aims to combine a high quality of life for all levels of society with the principles of a "smart city". more

A young woman in a white work coat is standing in front of a computer and technical equipment in a laboratory

Job portal for refugee scientists

The EU has launched a new website to support EU refugees and asylum seekers holding university degrees in applying for research positions in the 28 Member States of the European Union. 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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