The following resources provide information on Austrian education—in particular higher education—and an overview on general aspects of living in Austria for anyone who is planning on studying, teaching, or conducting research in the country. Most of the information is directed at students who hope to enroll directly at Austrian institutions, with the exception of the "Study Abroad" section, which is aimed at students currently enrolled at US institutions who plan to complete a portion of their studies in Austria through a study abroad or exchange program.
Studying in Austria
The OeAD manages this website, which provides extensive information on higher education institutions, scholarships, and living and studying in Austria.
This website, maintained by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research provides detailed information on various programs of study offered at Austrian universities.
The Austrian Educational System
OeAD gives a basic overview of the system of higher education in Austria and is linked to bildungssystem.at (also in English), which provides an interactive, in-depth look at the Austrian educational system.
EURAXESS is a European researcher mobility initiative. Its guides to living and researching provide you and your family with the information that you need to get off to a good start in Austria. They provide general information about Austria and also give you a general idea of the legal basis of entry and residence regulations, taxation, and social security.
This website is Austria’s biggest online database for scholarships and research grants for all academic areas. Financial support options for students, graduates, and researchers range from classical grants and scholarships, allowances, and prizes to extensive national, European, and international research support programs. Grants.at is an initiative of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research and OeAD with additional support from EURAXESS.