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

A big city map on a table, with slips of paper and photos on top of it

Hands-on experience of the city

The Wanderklasse association operates in schools, kindergartens or even in the middle of Vienna, its aim being to help children and young people experience and determine the city’s architecture and public space. more

Scientist holding a petri dish

EU research funding

After the adoption of the "2050 Frame­work Strategy - Smart City Wien" last summer, the finish line for the open discussion process cal­led "Innovative Vienna 2020" has now been reached. 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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