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Austrian Higher Education

The following pages have been designed to provide information on Austrian education, in particular higher education, as well as to give an overview on general aspects of living in this country for anyone who is planning on studying, teaching, or conducting research in Austria.

Higher Education in Austria 2009/10 (74 pp.)
Overview of study options as well as important addresses of all Austrian universities, universities of applied sciences, university colleges of teacher education and private universities.

Main Libary of Vienna University

The Ministry of Science and Research is the federal government agency responsible for higher education in Austria. This website serves as a good starting point if you are looking for in-depth information (e.g. full texts of federal laws establishing university programs).

Development of Education in Austria 2004 - 2007
This publication by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture consist of two parts. Part A describes the organisation and structure of the Austrian education and Part B focuses on the development of education between 2004 and 2007.

The Austrian Academic Portal contains a collection of links to all kinds of institutions in higher education, including research libraries and institutions, universities, universities of applied sciences etc.

The Austria page of the HEAG (Higher Education Accessibility Guide) includes databases offering information on eligible benefits for disabled or chronically ill students. This information is designed to help students and teachers to make decisions about potential studies abroad.

Austrian Institutions of post-secondary education: A list of post-secondary institutions compiled by Margit Geyer (National Agency Lifelong Learning Austria, OEAD) and Heinz Kasparovsky (Federal Ministry for Science and Research, ENIC NARIC Austria). The brochure (66 pp.), published in May 2010, is also available for download at the OEAD-website.

Turkish Muslims in Austria :

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For 57% of the Turks, the laws and regulations of Islam are more important than that of Austria. And almost half of the Turkish immigrants say that crime in Austria is caused by democracy.
The study also shows that young Turks are developing a strong tendency towards a sub-culture. They feel more committed to Islam than to the society in which they live, though most were born and raised in Austria.
45% of Turks say they lack understanding of Austrian society, it's way of life and it's dominating values. About half feel more committed to their original homeland than to Austria and 55% oppose their daughter or son marrying a non-Turk

Danes the happiest people in the world

by survey-says-

Latest big survey/study like this with top 10 countries listed.
In North America: The USA ranked 150th in the World, with Canada ranked 10th.
"The analysis involved questioning 200,000 people along with the inclusion of 100 different studies of Mental health/Contentment by the World Economic Forum, CDC, and World Health Organisation.
On a scale with a low end of "Deep Depression" and high end "Ultimate Happiness" 97% of Danes report feeling "Very Happy" or "Ultimate Happiness" most of the time."
Happiest Citizens - Top 10 Nations:
1. Denmark

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