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Recognition of qualifications

If you have a school leaving certificate, took exams at an university or finished your studies abroad, you can ensure that these achievements are recognised in Austria. We explain how below.

Information about academic recognition

Do you have a school leaving certificate, did you take exams at a university or finish your studies abroad? It’s a good idea to have these achievements recognised in Austria. Here, you will find general information about the recognition as well as further detailed information.

Responsible for questions about academic recognition: ENIC NARIC AUSTRIA

The National Information Center for Academic Recognition, ENIC NARIC AUSTRIA, is responsible for questions regarding the recognition of higher education qualifications (diplomas/degrees) and academic titles. It is part of the international networks ENIC (European Network of Information Centers - founded by the Council of Europe and UNESCO) and NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centers - founded by the European Union).

Application

Please address general inquiries directly to: naric@bmbwf.gv.at
Please attach the relevant documents so that we can respond your questions as soon as possible.

Applications only online: www.aais.at

AAIS information (PDF, 104 KB)

ENIC NARIC Austria is not a career advice center.

Information on professional recognition and professions in Austria you will find here: Information on recognition / job market

Your contact persons

Direction

Dr. Heinz Kasparovsky
T +43 1 53120-5920
heinz.kasparovsky@bmbwf.gv.at
General Affairs
Austrian-related topics, Vatican

Mag.a Ingrid Wadsack-Köchl
T +43 1 53120-5925
ingrid.wadsack-koechl@bmbwf.gv.at
Area: South Tyrol Center | Cyprus, Czech Republic, Italy | Asia

Team

Mag.a Hannah Aichner
T +43 1 53120-5930
hannah.aichner@bmbwf.gv.at
Area: Bosnia and Hercegovina, Croatia, German-speaking Countries, Greece, Hungary

Mag.a Patricia Böchtrager
T +43 1 53120-5922
patricia.boechtrager@bmbwf.gv.at
Area: Portugal, Slovakia, Spain | Arabic-speaking Countries

Carina Gneist, BA
T +43 1 53120-5931
carina.gneist@bmbwf.gv.at
Area: Benelux, Turkey | Africa

Dr.in Victoria E. Tschiedl
T +43 1 53120-5927
victoria.tschiedl@bmbwf.gv.at
Bereich: Western and Northern Europe, Malta, Poland, Romania | Northern America

Tasnim Ahmed
T +43 1 53120-5923
tasmin.ahmed@bmbwf.gv.at
Apprentice

Mag.a Tatjana Baranowskaja
T +43 1 53120-5929
tatjana.baranowskaja@bmbwf.gv.at
Area: Bulgaria, GUS Countries (except Russian Federation)

Mag.a Katrin Forstner, BA MA
T +43 1 53120-5926
katrin.forstner@bmbwf.gv.at
Area: Baltic Countries, Finland, Iran | Central and South America

Mag.a Simone Gruber
T +43 1 53120-5924
simone.gruber@bmbwf.gv.at
Area: Russian Federation

Dr.in Theresia Wakounig
T +43 1 53120-5928
theresia.wakounig@bmbwf.gv.at
Area: Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia | Australia and Oceania

Professional recognition information

https://www.berufsanerkennung.at/en/
Who is responsible for the recognition of my qualifications? Information on further training offers, job descriptions and much more.

Information about the Austrian labor market

Follow the links to get information about the possible professions and their requirements:

https://www.berufslexikon.at/ (only German)
Detailed job descriptions for more than 1.800 professions.

https://www.karrierekompass.at/ (only German)
Career information, offers for training and further education as well as information on starting salaries, labor market trends and much more.

http://www.berufskompass.at/ (only German)
What does everyday life really look like in the individual professions? What do you need to know about the world of work?

https://www.berufsanerkennung.at/en/
Who is responsible for the recognition of my qualifications? Information on further training offers, job descriptions and much more.

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