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Civic education and education for sustainable development

Within the framework of the Austrian Youth Strategy, the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research is implementing the following Youth Goal:

Youth Goal

Children, youths and young adults are empowered through participation in science and research (citizen science) and actively participate in science and research.

The Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research is to initiate measures that enable youths and young adults to engage independently in science, research and society, that promote critical faculties and that strengthen innovation skills and entrepreneurship.

A reality check has been carried out. This Youth Goal contributes to the following European Youth Goals:

  • #4 Information and Constructive Dialogue
  • #9 Space and Participation for All

Further information

Measures to implement the Youth Goal

A description of the initial measures will be announced in autumn 2021.

Contact details

Stefan Duscher 
Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research
Minoritenplatz 5
1010 Vienna
Stefan.Duscher@bmbwf.gv.at