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Roadmap to your Application

Nov.-Jan.+

The application period is from November 15 to Januray 15. Please note that only complete applications will be reviewed! Apply online using the online application.

 Submit application documents:

  • Signed application form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (uploaded by reference)
  • Proof of German proficiency
  • Current transcript
  • Personal statement

Jan.-March+

Applications are reviewed and ranked by selection committee.

Late March+

Matching meeting – The Austrian American Educational Commission (AAEC) meets with representatives from the Austrian Ministry of Education, the Arts and Culture (BMUKK), which places candidates for the upcoming academic year.

Early April+

Applicants receive the 1st Mailing via e-mail.  It includes:

  • Notification of status: all applicants are informed of their status (nominee, alternate, non-select) and their placement
  • Letter of acceptance
  • Invoice for processing fee of $ 100

Sign and return the letter of acceptance, enclosing a check for $ 100 (processing fee), to the AAEC within one week of receiving the e-mail.

Early May+

 Nominees receive the 2ndMailing via e-mail AND postal mail. It includes:

  • Residency permit application information
  • Bestätigung (confirmation of assignment document)
  • Housing information
  • Medical form
  • Pre-Departure Handbook

Please keep the AAEC informed of your current mailing address and e-mail at all times and read the pre-departure handbook carefully.

May-July+

Deadline 1 July. Candidates who fail to submit their residency permit application by this deadline disqualify themselves from participating in the program!

To submit your residency permit application, you will need the following:

  • Passport
  • Residency permit application form
  • Birth certificate + apostille
  • Criminal Record (or lack thereof) + apostille
  • Passport-sized photo
  • Bestätigung (see above)

Fill out your application for a residency permit and submit it to the proper authorities.

Read the guidelines in the Pre-departure Handbook and inform the AAEC in advance if there are any problems.

July-Sept.+

Arrange housing and prepare for departure:

  • Find housing
  • Secure funds
  • Collect any teaching materials
  • Make travel arrangements

Use the checklist in the pre-departure handbook to help you remain organized.

Late September+

Arrange housing and prepare for departure:

  • Find housing
  • Secure funds
  • Collect any teaching materials
  • Make travel arrangements

Use the checklist in the pre-departure handbook to help you remain organized.

October 1+

Start your contract at an Austrian secondary school and report for duty at the school.