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In the consulting and engineering sector there are many export-focused companies in Austria that have specialist skills and knowledge. Whether it’s engineering services, corporate consulting and IT services, legal and tax advice, or consultancy services in marketing or PR: Austria’s consulting and engineering industry is service-oriented and competitive. 


Excellence in service exports

Knowledge intensive business service providers act very often as pioneers when it comes to export thus smoothing the way for the exporters of goods to enter a market. Many Austrian companies have a number of international successes to their names. In addition to their specialist skills they are all characterised by an extremely high capacity for innovation and cooperation.

According to the requirements experts from sectors such as architecture, planning and engineering, information and communication technology, management, economics, finance and tax, healthcare, tourism and communal technology can interact, cooperate or form project consortia.

Interested parties from around the globe who are searching for outstanding Austrian services will find competent partners with in-depth knowledge of Austrian expertise and direct contacts to the best-suited providers.

You can find consultants who provide international services on this website under “Austrian companies”.

Engineering and Architectural Services

The outstanding work of Austrian architects and engineers can be seen all over the world. Bridges, tunnels, hotels and office buildings all stand as a testament to the creativity and professionalism of Austrian experts.

Energy and Construction

Austrian expertise in energy efficiency and sustainable design and construction enjoys strong international demand and has been successfully applied in many projects: in the planning and construction of power plants and production sites, in water and wastewater treatment systems and across the entire scope of infrastructure extension.

Planners, Consultants, Mediators

Austria’s civil engineers, architects, engineering consultants and offices are highly valued on the international markets as expert planners, advisors and mediators. There are highly qualified specialists working in every technical and scientific sector. Their exceptional expertise guarantees the optimum realisation of projects regardless of the level of complexity.

Companies with Expertise – a Selection

iC consulenten ZT GmbH offers integrated solutions for complex projects, for example in the fields of engineering and economics, buildings and structures, energy and environment, transport and logistics.

ILF Beratende Ingenieure ZT GmbH is made up of multiple independent engineering and consulting companies which operate internationally and which offer customers support when realising complex industrial and infrastructure projects. The company’s business areas include oil and gas, construction and infrastructure.

ALLPLAN , an international consulting firm in the field of technical services as well as energy and environmental management, not only assists customers in CEE, but also operates worldwide in the energy and environment sector.

The firm Architekten Frank + Partner ZT GmbH stands for architecture which balances form, function and sustainability. The company aims for optimum economic, technical and functional solutions in architecture and urban development.

DTA - DUDA, TESTOR. ARCHITEKTUR ZIVILTECHNIKER GMBH operates in the sectors of public buildings, residential construction, industry and low-energy buildings.

Corporate Consulting and IT

The growth industry of corporate consulting and the Austrian IT industry reflect significant synergies between research, technology and economic innovation.

Corporate Consulting

Austrian corporate consultants are in high demand both for general issues as well as specialised areas: whether every aspect of a company should be evaluated with regard to the present and future, or whether sustainable solutions need to be found for specific problems. Responsibility and sustainability are the values which underpin corporate consultants from Austria.

Corporate consultancy companies offer the right contact person for a wide range of tasks, including:

  • Internationalisation
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Mediation
  • Innovation
  • Staff education and training

Here are some examples of the broad range covered by Austrian consultancy services:

denkstatt – sustainable thinking advises national and international companies on every aspect of economic, ecological and social sustainability.

CAPMEX – The Financial Sector, Capital Markets and Corporate Finance Experts is a corporate consultancy firm specialised in capital market development services and solutions.

HARL Consulting is an expert in business organization and reorganization. The consultancy firm offers customers assistance in all phases of positioning, optimizing and restructuring of their businesses.

IT Industry

Austria is an important international hub for research, technology and innovation. The Austrian IT industry has also played a key role in this success. The intelligent and user-friendly solutions for e-government provided by Austrian companies are especially well known and enjoy high international demand.

Law and Economics

Outstanding legal advice and a functioning legal framework are two important factors behind Austria’s success as a place for doing business. In order to meet the demand for international legal consultancy services, Austrian lawyers and legal practices work together with foreign law offices through associations or other forms of cooperation.

Austria’s chartered accountants are specialists in tax advice, auditing, bookkeeping and financial statements. Their comprehensive service portfolio has guaranteed their status as valued comprehensive advisors to the world of business and economics.

Law Firms

Austrian lawyers have well-established networks and have a particularly strong presence in eastern and south-eastern Europe. Further development and training guarantees that the specialists are always on hand with the latest expert advice, even in the fast-changing, complex and interwoven world of international law:

Wolf Theiss is one of the leading law firms with a focus on CEE and SEE. Founded in Vienna over 50 years ago, the firm now employs around 300 lawyers in offices in 12 countries.

e|n|w|c is one of Austria’s leading legal consultancy firms and has offices in Vienna, Budapest, Prague, Brno, Bratislava, Warsaw und Kiev. The firm’s core competencies lie in commercial law and private client business.

Accountancy Experts

Austria’s chartered accountants, tax advisors and auditors as well as bookkeepers and independent accountants stand out for their high level of education and the obligation towards ongoing training in order to ensure quality remains high. Furthermore, everyone in this profession is bound to the principles of confidentiality and discretion, a fact highly esteemed by both national and international clients.

One company with extensive international expertise is TPA Horwath European & Technology Consultants GmbH , one of Austria’s largest accountancy and auditing firms with offices in 24 locations in Austria as well as in Bulgaria, Croatia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary and the Czech Republic.

Ecc ECOCARE Wirtschaftsberatung GmbH (in German) offers economic consultancy services and is specialised in planning, restructuring and founding private foundations and trusts. The consultancy firm has subsidiaries in Romania and the Czech Republic as well as representation and partner offices in Slovakia and the Ukraine.