The University of Vienna has launched this website to give an overview of all existing initiatives by the University of Vienna, its employees and students. It aims to provide quick information on various topics relevant to individuals who have come to Austria as refugees and/or any of their support organisations.
In cooperation with Vienna’s Stadtschulrat (Regional Education Board), the AMS (Public Employment Service), the University of Vienna is launching the certificate course "Bildungswissenschaftliche Grundlagen für Lehrkräfte mit Fluchthintergrund" (education principles for former refugee teachers). The course is being funded by the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEIA). Note: The registration period has expired.
When? Two semesters, starting in autumn 2017
Where? Postgraduate Center (Information in German)
“As an international university, the University of Vienna is open to academics and students from all over the world. Refugee movements raise social issues and require solutions in various areas. In this regard, the University of Vienna sees it as its responsibility to provide its expertise and contribute to the development of new solutions.”
Heinz W. Engl
Rector of the University of Vienna