Description: 

The study "Immigration of International Students from Third Countries to Austria" provides an overview of Austrian immigration policy, law and measures regarding international students from third countries. Furthermore, the phenomenon of mobility of international students is explored from the perspective of political and other actors.
 

Table des matières: 
  • EUROPEAN MIGRATION NETWORK
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • 1. INTRODUCTION
    • 1.1 Methodology
    • 1.2 Definitions and terms
    • 1.3 Acknowledgements
  • 2. THE AUSTRIAN HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
    • 2.1 The Austrian higher education system
      • 2.1.1 Structure of the Austrian higher education system
      • 2.1.2 Actors
      • 2.1.3 Access to higher education and tuition fees
      • 2.1.4 Qualifications awarded
    • 2.2 International students in Austria – a statistical overview
      • 2.2.1 International students
      • 2.2.2 Foreign students
      • 2.2.3 Graduations of international students
    • 2.3 National policy framework regarding international students from third countries
      • 2.3.1 General policy
      • 2.3.2 Strategies and priorities
  • 3. LEGAL AND PRACTICAL CONDITIONS THAT APPLY TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FROM THIRD COUNTRIES
    • 3.1 Admission
      • 3.1.1 Measures to attract third-country students
      • 3.1.2 Legal conditions for admission
    • 3.2 Stay
    • 3.3 Access to the labour market after completion of studies
  • 4. TRANS-NATIONAL CO-OPERATION
    • 4.1 Bilateral/multilateral agreements
      • 4.1.1 Publicly (solely from Austria) funded grants
      • 4.1.2 Third-party (co-)funded scholarships and agreements
      • 4.1.3 Project co-operation
    • 4.2 Co-operation with EU mobility programmes
    • 4.2.1 Erasmus Mundus
      • 4.2.2 Further third-country programmes
    • 4.3 Other forms of (non-legislative) co-operation with third countries
  • 5. SELECTED ASPECTS RELATED TO THE IMMIGRATION OF STUDENTS FROM THIRD COUNTRIES TO AUSTRIA
    • 5.1 Competition for study places
    • 5.2 Academic success
    • 5.3 Barriers to the employment of third-country graduates
    • 5.4 Risk of ‘brain drain’
    • 5.5 Impact and potential of the immigration of international students from third countries
  • ANNEX
    • 1. Bibliography
    • 2. The Austrian education system
    • 3. List of interviewed experts
    • 4. Interview guidelines (sample)

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