The European Office of the Board of Education for Vienna implements numerous initiatives to foster the European dimension in Viennese schools and is the focal point for international and European affairs.
- Initiation, planning and implementation of EU-funded projects including the planning and submission of project applications and coordinating with the responsible EU funding agencies.
- International contacts with foreign institutions such as the European Commission, the Council of Europe, embassies, cultural institutes, etc.
- Coordinating information and documenting international programmes and activities, in particular the educational programmes of the European Union.
- Publicly communicating the results and presenting the products of implemented projects including organizing publicity events.
The main focus of all projects is the development and strengthening of the European key competences. These competences are particularly needed for personal development, for societal integration, for active citizenship and for employability. Therefore, the European Office is constantly planning new projects.
The European Office team is constantly developing numerous school initiatives.