Website of the Austrian Social Ministry

Motiv zu Downloads

Downloads of the Ministry of Social Affairs

You can order the printed publications by using our brochure service (in German).

16 downloads are available.

access to the labour market for EU/EEA citizens (except Croatia)

Workers from EU Member States (except Croatia) and from the EEA states of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, plus Swiss citizens, have free access to the Austrian labour market (they enjoy freedom of movement for workers). They are entitled to the same gross wages as those laid down for Austrian workers in the valid collective agreements and minimum wage rates and have to be registered for social insurance.


Basic Information Report

Overview of the Institutions, Procedures and Measures of the Austian Labour Market Policy.


Basic Information Report 2015/2016

Overview of the Institutions, Procedures and Measures of the Austian Labour Market Policy

You can order the printed publication "Basic Information Report 2015/2016" by using our brochure service.


Basic labour market data Annual average 2015

Facts and Figures


Contact points for persons with foreign qualifications

Since January 2013, four contact points throughout Austria in Vienna, Linz, Graz and Innsbruck offer advice on the recognition and assessment of qualifications obtained abroad. Regular consulting days also take place in Feldkirch, Klagenfurt, Salzburg, St. Pölten and Wiener Neustadt.