Federal Ministry of Labour and Economy

The Federal Minister of Labour and Economy is Martin Kocher.

The goal of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Economy is to further enhance the positive development of the Austrian business location and to issue legislation that leads to a productive labour market and ensures a functioning cooperation in the world of work. The tasks of the Ministry are performed by various Directorates General with differing priorities.

Federal Minsitry of Education, Science and Research

The Federal Minister for Education, Science and Research is Martin Polaschek.

The Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF) creates the best possible environment for schools, universities and research institutions, and represents the interests of Austria as a location for science, research and business on the international stage. The Ministry’s tasks are performed by the individual Directorates-General focusing on the following areas:

  • Education
  • Science and Universities
  • Research