List of state supported programs

Austrian Integration Fund (Österreichischer Integrations Fonds – ÖIF)

What

The ÖIF offers information on services connected to learning German language as part of the integration process in Austria (language courses, language exams, learning materials). Their Internet information platform Mein Sprachportal gives an overview of state and commercial programs to learn German. The registration to the courses and the fees depend on the organizing institution.

Where

You can find the partners’ institutions that offer German courses (in Arabic, Bosnian, English, Farsi, French, German, Hungarian, Rumanian and Turkish): sprachportal.integrationsfonds.at/

You can find more information of the contact office (Arabic, Farsi, English and German): www.integrationsfonds.at/en/locations/

Startpoint German (Startpunkt Deutsch)

What

Central contact point for learning German in Styria. They suggest which centres teach German in Styria, they also do assessment test to know which level is adequate for you. They can also suggest German courses that are free of charge. You need to bring with you the registration of address (Meldezettel) and the identification document with the valid residence permit (if applicable).

Where

List of partner institutions that offer German courses (in Arabic, Bosnian, English, Farsi, French, German, Hungarian, Rumanian and Turkish): www.startpunktdeutsch.at/.

Reitschulgasse 19, 8010 Graz

Tel.: +43 (0)316 84 17 20

Email: steiermark@startpunktdeutsch.at