Study in Austria

Austria is an extraordinary location to teach abroad. As the former birthplace of Mozart and Freud, Austria is full of culture and history and provides a variety of further education programs for graduates to choose from.

Austria also offers many more magical aspects to its visitors and locals. It lies at the crossroads of eastern and western European history and is home to many majestic landscapes, both urban and rural. It's centrally located in Europe, and borders eight other countries, making it prime for easy travel. During the winter, the snowy Alps offer some of the best skiing in the world along with towering pines and fantastic apres-ski.

Those who choose to teach in Austria will find locals incredibly friendly and welcoming and be glad to know that they are living in one of the safest countries in Europe, as Austria has a remarkably low crime rate.

Why study in Austria?

Austria punches above its weight economically. Despite its relatively small size and population, it is the 12th richest country in the world in terms of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) per capita, has a well-developed social market economy, and a high standard of living.

With high-quality universities and low tuition fees, it is an attractive alternative to Germany in which to learn in one of the world's most important languages – German.

Entry and visa regulations

EU students do not need a visa to study in Austria but will need to apply for a residence permit from the local resident registration office.

While some - but not all - Austrian universities provide some student accommodation, the number of beds provided is very small compared to the student population.

Although the country enjoys a high standard of living, Working while studying.

Students from EU countries can either work a maximum three months full-time in any one year without a limit for the income or part–time (up to 12 hours a week) with an earnings limit of €420 a month. In both cases, the employer has to file a permit of employment (Beschäftigungsbewilling) at the local government institution.

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