Partner countries of the educational cooperation and project examples
On behalf of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF) the OeAD maintains and supports a network of project offices in Eastern European and South-Eastern European partner countries, which are managed by Austrian educational coordinators.
On behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research and the OeAD the educational coordinators promote exchange and cooperation between educational institutions in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and Austria.
The network of educational coordinators consists of the Regional Office Tirana (responsible for Albania, Kosovo and North Macedonia), the Regional Office Sarajevo (responsible for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro) and the project offices in Chişinău, Odessa and St. Petersburg.
Regional Office Tirana: Nina Beširević
Rr. Naim Frasheri Nr.37, kati IV, 1001 Tirana
Regional Office Sarajewo: Mara Ikić
Vilsonovo šetalište 10/II/236, 71000 Sarajevo
Project Office Chişinău: Elisa Deutschmann
str. Stefan cel Mare 180, off. 1014, 2004 Chișinău
Project Office Odessa: Nina Hawrylow
Nationale Polytechnische Universität Odessa, Shevchenko Prospekt 1, 65044 Odessa
Project Office St. Petersburg: Norma Kirchler
St. Petersburg Academy of Postgraduate Pedagogical Education Centre for International and Interregional Cooperation 11/13 Lomonosova st., RF 191002 St. Petersburg
In close cooperation with the the Albanian Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth, the Ministry of Education and Sports, the National Agency for Vocational Education and Training and other Albanian educational institutions the OeAD implements projects in the fields of Vocational Education and Training, gender equality and the introduction of competence-based learning.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
In close cooperation with the Ministry of Civil Affairs, the Ministries of Education of both entities and all cantons in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Agency for Pre-primary, Primary and Secondary Education the OeAD implements a number of educational projects.
Republic of Kosovo
In close cooperation with Kosovo's Ministry of Education the OeAD carries out projects in the field of teacher training and in-service training. The projects focus on quality development, new forms of teaching and learning and social inclusion.
Republic of North Macedonia
Working in close cooperation with the North Macedonian Ministry of Education and with other educational organisations on site the OeAD implements educational projects in the fields of vocational education and training and education for sustainable development.
Republic of Moldova
Together with the Ministry of Education of Moldova and local organisations the OeAD implements projects focusing on vocational education and training (agriculture, business) and inclusive education.
Republic of Montenegro
In close cooperation with Montenegro’s Ministry of Education and Sports and local organisations the OeAD implements projects to support reforms in secondary (pre-university) education.
Since 1995 the BMBWF and OeAD have supported the exchange of experience in central areas of educational reform with educational institutions in the northwestern region of Russia through bilateral and multilateral projects.
Republic of Serbia
In close cooperation with the Serbian Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development the OeAD implements projects in Serbia to support ongoing educational reforms as well as the international exchange of experience.
The OeAD implements educational projects in general education in close cooperation with the Ukrainian Ministry of Education and Science and the Odessa Regional Administration.