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About British Council Austria

The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language.

We help young people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities. We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise.

Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

We have been working in Austria since 1948. Every year we connect with thousands of students, educators, policymakers, academics, creatives and entrepreneurs in Austria.

In Austria we focus on English and exams in particular. We work with partners to support learners and teachers of English through workshops, materials, digital tools and events.

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