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Training support for workers under the framework of the European Social Fund (ESF)

The Employment Service (AMS) is funding with this aid, the cost of skills development of workers. The aim is to secure the employment of workers through training and to facilitate the training activities for employers.

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The European Social Fund (ESF)

The Employment Service (AMS)

Educational leave

Educational leave give workers the opportunity to be exempt from work for three to twelve months in order to participate in training - without having to terminate the employment relationship. Entitled to educational leave are workers who have been employed with an employer for at least a year. During the educational leave receives the person on unpaid leave, a training grant from the AMS in the amount of unemployment benefit.

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Continuing education credits and loans

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Further options for scholarships and study grants

Austrian database for scholarships and research funding

Course support - database for further education support

WKO funding database