Childcare and Education

Childcare and Education


In Vienna, parents can choose between private or public institutions for childcare. The official registration period for a place in a public kindergarten is in November or December, a year in advance.


Austria has a compulsory education system. All children who live in Austria have to attend school for a minimum of nine years. Compulsory schooling starts on September 1 following the child’s 6th birthday.

Public schools in Vienna
International private schools in Vienna