Coronavirus outbreak

The situation regarding the spread of the disease caused by the corona virus is constantly changing worldwide. In order to slow down the spread of COVID-19, Austrian authorities have introduced enter restrictions and border controls. Within Austria, restrictions on everyday life have been imposed. Individuals in Austria who are showing symptoms are obliged to call the Austrian telephone number 1450.

The interactive tool Re-open EU provides you with the information that you need to confidently plan your European travel and holidays, while staying healthy and safe. The information is frequently updated and available in 24 languages for your convenience.

The Austrian EURAXESS Centres continue to support researchers. Here you will find information regarding current conditions on entry and residence for researchers. Please contact us by e-mail.

Infopoint and news on the Coronavirus can be found on the website of the Austrian Broadcasting Coperation (ORF).

With regard to border control measures at Austria’s borders, please consult the website of the Ministry of the Interior.

Daily updated information on the worldwide developments regarding the disease is available on the website of the Federal Ministry of Health.

Detailed information about the disease COVID-19 (caused by the coronavirus) is available on the website of the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES).

Detailed information about education, schools as well as universitites and higher education is available on the website of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF).

Support, current calls for proposals and updates in programmes and services can be found on the website of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG).

Corona Traffic Light ("Corona-Ampel"):
The Corona traffic light makes it possible, depending on the epidemic situation, to take measures for all areas of society and the economy. The Corona traffic light is a tool for a uniform, coordinated and transparent approach by the authorities. It informs the Austrian population about the risk in a certain region and also about possible measures that will be taken.

„Alles gurgelt“ Free PCR Test-Sets for Vienna
People who live or work in Vienna have the opportunity to be regularly tested for the coronavirus free of charge using a PCR gargle test. Receive your barcode at Pick up your free PCR tests from any BIPA branch in Vienna. Hand in your test at any BIPA-BILLA-Merkur, Penny, and REWE petrol station shops in Vienna. Receive your result within 24 hours - if you submit it before 9 a.m.



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EURAXESS is a platform for researchers, entrepreneurs, universities and businesses to interact with each other. Packed with information, EURAXESS covers mobility issues for researchers and entrepreneurs, allows universities and businesses to find the right talent, and connects people, projects and funding.

All services of the EURAXESS Network are free of charge.

If you wish to search for job opportunities or information about living in another European country, please visit the national EURAXESS portals in 42 European partner countries and contact their EURAXESS Centres.

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You can find thousands of job offers, funding opportunities and get free assistance when changing countries for work. Join the many researchers who have already taken advantage of EURAXESS and boost your career!


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Have you got a great idea? Do you need help developing it? You can find partners in business and academia to help you get started and find out about patents, funding and more.

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Embark on a journey of turning your research idea and results to invention and commercial product.

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Are you looking for someone to join your research team? You can post your vacancies, look through CVs, and create partnerships on EURAXESS.


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Euraxess Centres in Austria


Austrian EURAXESS Centres

EURAXESS Centres offer updated information and personalized assistance to researchers and their families in all matters related to their mobility and career development.

Find your nearest EURAXESS Center if you need further assistance.Here you can find a list of all EURAXESS Austria network members.


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Career Development

EURAXESS supports you through the process, whether it is about engaging with academia or industry, with the help of its career development centres, useful information, training resources, and more to come!

>> Support for Researchers


EURAXESS offers its members free and easy-to-use resources and tools for high-standard career development services through organisations.

  • Resources for research supporting organisations
  • Resources and tools for existing EURAXESS career development services. Setting up career development services in your organisation is an easy process, if you follow EURAXESS career development model.
  • Set up EURAXESS Careers Development Services

>> Support for Organisations





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A global network

EURAXESS Worldwide offers researchers the opportunity to interact on a global scale. Whether you want to know more about European research policy, funding or further collaboration opportunities, EURAXESS Worldwide has dedicated teams across the world. You can find them in ASEAN (focus on Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam), Australia and New Zealand, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC, focus on Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, and Colombia), China, India, Japan, Korea and North America (US and Canada). EURAXESS Africa will be launched in 2022.

If you want to know more, watch the EURAXESS Worldwide video.

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