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Fostering entrepreneurial spirit

In order to foster entrepreneurial attitude and improve the sentiments towards entrepreneurship within society, the BMDW supports a number of measures implemented at school level in an effort to promote interest in, and curiosity for, a career as an entrepreneur. Kindling entrepreneurial spirit through education from an early stage on is a crucial step along the way.

  • u:start - The program for self-employment & start up of the Alumni Association of the University of Vienna: The purpose of u:start is to present self-employment as an interesting career prospect to graduates of the University of Vienna.
    For more information: Alumni 
  • aws First: Your future.Your business.: aws First is sustainably strengthening the entrepreneurial spirit in Austria, supporting  and accompanying young people in the development of business models:

Last, but not least, the entrepreneurship professorships in

play a major role in fostering entrepreneurial spirit and imparting knowledge on business start-ups and running a company. Thereby they promote entrepreneurship as an attractive career choice for future graduates.