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Austria: Results of the Viennese competence checks

Today, the results of the Viennese competence checks were presented. The skill level of persons entitled to asylum who participated varies greatly between countries.

However, in general, competence check-participants from Syria, Iran and Iraq are found to be well qualified: 73% of Iraqis, 67% of Syrians and even 90% of the Iranians have followed higher education studies or vocational training.

2016 competence checks for 12,000 participants and 30,000 German course places are offered in Vienna. They should be extended to the rest of Austria. 

Further information (in German)