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Online Talk Austria

CARe Online Talk Austria

This Online Talk will focus on career perspectives for researchers at risk/with refugee background in Austria. The speakers will introduce available national and institutional support structures and programmes, as well as sharing experiences on migrating the research and resilience. Moreover, we will introduce a contact point for guidance in supporting recognition of qualifications for people who gained professional qualifications abroad.


Date/time: Thursday, 12th November, 11:00 – 12:00 (CET)


The main goals of the event

  • Propose potential actions and initiatives at national and institutional level that could help researchers with refugee background/at risk integrating into academia
  • Propose support structures for guidance and recognition of qualifications gained outside of Europe
  • Share experiences of pathways on how to integrate into research market
  • Discuss main challenges (short and long-term) and potential ways to overcome them (at national/European level)


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  • Martina Laffer, Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD)

Austrian research landscape - Available national and institutional support structures and programmes for researchers with refugee background/at risk 

  • Aleksandra Panek, Counselling Center for Migrants in Vienna/Coordination of contact points for people who gained professional education abroad (AST-coordination)

Finding the way into Austrian labour market: Support and guidance in recognition of qualifications gained abroad

  • Dr Naif Bezwan, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights

Migrating the Research and Resilience: Experiences from Austria and the UK


Register for the Online Talk.