Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung (Austria)

BMWFW is responsible for science and research policy as well as economic policy in Austria

Akronym: BMBWF

The Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research is, among other things, responsible for science and research policy and funding pertaining to universities and universities of applied sciences. Since 2014, ministerial competencies for these policy areas have been merged with economic policy.

The BMWFW coordinates Austrian participation in Horizon 2020 and is partner in a wide range of ongoing ERA-Net projects.

Within the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF), the Department for International Research Co-operation (II/6) is responsible for the cooperation within the EU Strategy for the Danube Region, the Balkans and related European-level international cooperation projects. Department II/6 is the co-ordination node for bilateral, multilateral and regional initiatives for research projects, research programmes and international S&T agreements. Furthermore it is co-responsible for the Austrian science and research attachés abroad, for Austrian membership in international organisations, for the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI), higher education-related activities of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), Joint Programming Intiatives (JPI) at European level and for other Austrian initiatives in the area research for development.


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