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School types

Organisation of Austrian schooling is determined by age and maturity, different aptitudes, purpose in life and career goals in accordance with section 3 of the School Organisation Act. Pupils and parents are to be informed of the various school types’ responsibilities and requirements and, particularly in the 4th and 8th grades and before completing a type of school, of the further education recommendations according to the pupil’s interests and ability.

A distinction is made between academic and vocational schools.

Academic schools (in German only)

Vocational schools (in German only)