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Early vocational training is a key feature, with 80% of young people between 15 and 18 on a vocational course. A ‘dual education’ system involves companies closely - 110,000 apprentices are currently trained in 30,000 businesses. E-learning is on the increase and the Austrian university sector is very advanced. Education from Austria – Surprisingly Ingenious 
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Facts and figures - Education

  • 4,7%

    share of GDP for education

  • 31.2%

    percentage of pupils in the dual system

  • 18.6%

    percentage of the population with a university degree

  • 18

    pupils per class

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austrian companies

  • JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH

    JOANNEUM RESEARCH develops solutions and technologies for business and industry in a wide range of sectors and conducts cutting-edge research at an international level.

  • Fachhochschule Wiener Neustadt für Wirtschaft und Technik Gesellschaft m.b.H.

    The University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt (FHWN ) produces highly qualified graduates from 44 study programmes in the following faculties: Business, Technology, Health, Sport and Security.

  • Modul University Vienna GmbH

    Modul University Vienna provides study programmes (BBA, BSc, MSc, MBA and PhD programmes) in the fields of international business and management, new media technology, public administration and sustainable development as well as tourism, hotel and customer services management.

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