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Published: 19/12/2014 | Modified: 09/01/2015, 1:55 pm

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Comments on benefits

Published: 15/12/2014 | Modified: 15/12/2014, 4:19 pm

Unemployment benefit: EU/EEA citizens must determine the duration of the reference period + must have  been employed in Austria for at least one day + have paid the mandatory unemployment insurance Bilateral agreements with Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia, and Serbia determine reference period Pensions for EU/EEA citizens: Employed or self-employed for over one year and have… Read more »

Foreign student

Published: 15/12/2014 | Modified: 15/12/2014, 3:52 pm

Students are co-insured with their parents to the age of 27 Ph.D. students, who have no employment or the status of a self-employee, can take out a general self -insurance policy or apply for the “Studierendenselbstversicherung”, which covers health insurance only. Vesting period of 6 months Employees register for national insurance with the Gebiets-krankenkasse

Foreign researcher without contract

Published: 15/12/2014 | Modified: 15/12/2014, 3:51 pm

EU/EEA citizens can be covered under General self-insurance with the relevant insurance carrier. In this case the monthly premium is 376.26€ (2012). Can also be self-employed and pay insurance on his/her own. Amount earned exceeds the limit (yearly income of 6.453,36 for 2012) below which insurance is not compulsory. Contributions cover accident, health, pension and… Read more »

Foreign employee

Published: 15/12/2014 | Modified: 15/12/2014, 3:48 pm

Employees enjoy full social security coverage No difference between fixed and temporary contracts No difference of citizenship

General information

Published: 08/12/2014 | Modified: 15/12/2014, 3:46 pm

The employer registers the employee for national insurance with the Gebietskrankenkasse. Salary > 376€, 26 euros per month (for 2012), contributions also cover health, pension and unemployment insurance. Salary < 376€, only accident insurance is covered but for an extra monthly contribution of 53,10€ contributions also cover health, pension and unemployment insurance. employment over the past… Read more »

The EURAXESS portal team in Austria

Published: 10/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:39 pm

The OeAD-GmbH (BHO and ESC) provides portal administration for the Austrian EURAXESS portal. For www.euraxess.at, a Content Management System (CMS; TYPO3) is used, the same system as for the OeAD Homepage. The same technical company also supports the EURAXESS portal. Links on www.euraxess.at are automatically checked on a regular basis and updated by the portal… Read more »

Training in ‘Wording for Websites’

Published: 10/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:41 pm

In preparation for implementing the new homepage, the OeAD offered all editors training in ‘Wording for Websites’, a very useful one-day seminar with some theoretical input and many practical examples of how to write for user-friendly websites. Each participant received a handout with the most important information. The webmaster and editors of the EURAXESS national… Read more »

Highlight the different EURAXESS initiatives in your national portal

Published: 10/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:41 pm

www.euraxess.at uses four different templates for the central part of its website, one for each of the EURAXESS initiatives: three-coloured circles for general EURAXESS information; yellow circles for EURAXESS Services pages; blue circles for job information; pink circles for EURAXESS Rights information. This raises national portal visitors’ awareness of the different EURAXESS initiatives. These are… Read more »

Using the help desk to update and check the portal

Published: 10/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:42 pm

  Organisation: Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD-GmbH), Austria Topic: Quality control Visitors of the Austrian EURAXESS Portal can use the help desk to inform us about broken links, outdated information or technical problems.

Scholarships and research grants at a glance

Published: 09/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:49 pm

The Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD-GmbH) is an ESC and the contact point for information on research funding opportunities. The http://www.grants.at site provides an overview of all funding possibilities. The www.grants.at website is Austria’s most comprehensive database for scholarships and research grants, with information available in German and English. It… Read more »

Clearly defined responsibilities of each EURAXESS Services Centre

Published: 09/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:49 pm

The Austrian ESCs provide free assistance to all Austrian LoCPs, as well as to all mobile researchers and their families seeking advice on issues related to their relocation in a different country. Each one of the ESCs has its specific tasks related to certain topics: The FFG (Austrian Research Promotion Agency) acts as a contact… Read more »

The EURAXESS Austria Newsletter

Published: 09/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:49 pm

The Austrian ESCs and LoCPs receive information through the EURAXESS Austria Newsletter, a well-established publication that is distributed on a non-regular basis via email. The newsletter is sent out to deliver information on the latest developments in the Europe-wide EURAXESS network to the LoCPs and to keep the network members abreast of the latest developments… Read more »

Strong networks lead to success

Published: 09/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:49 pm

The Austrian EURAXESS BHOs have an excellent connection to the various relevant partners for EURAXESS on the different levels, both national and European.The BHOs are in contact with the European Commission and the national EURAXESS coordinator as well as the LoCPs. The Austrian EURAXESS Consortium meetings of the BHOs/ESCs and the national coordinator are held… Read more »

Professional Legal Expertise

Published: 09/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:49 pm

The Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD-GmbH) has an expert in its legal department who provides individual guidance and information about regulations for entry to and residence in Austria for international students and researchers, also offering advice and support for higher education and research institutions hosting or employing international students and… Read more »

Considerable growth in vacancies for Austria on EURAXESS Jobs

Published: 09/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:49 pm

On 1 October 2009, an amendment to the 2001 Austrian University Act came into force. Since then, universities have to post research job vacancies internationally, at least throughout the EU. EURAXESS Jobs is mentioned in the legal notes as a possible cost-free tool to post jobs internationally. Since June 2009, 52 additional Austrian organisations registered… Read more »

The use of synergies within an organisation

Published: 09/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:49 pm

The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), Department for European and International Programmes, hosts all the FP7 NCPs under one roof. This allows for cooperation on numerous levels, promoting EURAXESS nationally but also at an international level. Apart from being the one-stop shop for FP7, the FFG also hosts the national Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) office…. Read more »

Feedback questionnaire from LoCPs to BHOs/ESCs and the national coordinator

Published: 09/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:49 pm

Regarding interaction with the national EURAXESS network, the BHOs/ESCs and LoCPs were asked by the national coordinator for feedback on the improvement of the Austrian EURAXESS network and the EURAXESS Austria portal. A feedback questionnaire was designed, including questions about the following: awareness of EURAXESS among the research community information flow and distribution of awareness-raising… Read more »

Sharing experiences at the OeAD Annual Conference

Published: 09/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:49 pm

The Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD-GmbH) organises an annual conference (OeAD-Auslandsbürotagung) for multipliers in higher education. All LoCPs (staff of international offices and research support units from universities of applied sciences and other universities, regional consultancy and information offices, as well as regional OeAD offices) are invited to join the… Read more »

Local information for researchers

Published: 09/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:50 pm

LoCPs located at universities of applied sciences and other universities support mobile researchers and their families within their institutions. LoCPs based in regional consultancy and information offices as well as regional OeAD offices offer support on a local level. All LoCPs distribute information material about EURAXESS.In Austria, only those LoCPs that have signed the Declaration… Read more »

The use of synergies at regional offices

Published: 09/05/2011 | Modified: 06/05/2014, 1:50 pm

The Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD-GmbH) has seven regional OeAD offices that operate as LoCPs in Austrian cities where universities of applied sciences and other universities are located. These offices also act as Erasmus offices.Selected tasks of these regional OeAD offices/LoCPs/Erasmus offices are: providing accommodation and information for international recipients… Read more »

Austria

Published: 08/03/2011 | Modified: 12/12/2014, 10:07 am

Contact details of the institutions hosting the BHOs   Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) Division of European and International Programmes Sensengasse 1, 1090 Vienna Phone: +43 57755-4608 Mail: mobility@ffg.at URL website: www.ffg.at   Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD-GmbH)   Ebendorferstraße 7, 1010 Vienna Phone: +43 1 534 08-252 Mail: info@oead.at URL website:… Read more »