Start coaching – getting a head start in Vienna
Start coaching is a service offered by Municipal Department 17 - Integration and Diversity (MA 17) for all new inhabitants of Vienna who receive their first-time permission(Erstniederlassungsbewilligung) or a registration for the purpose of family member (Familienangehörige/-r) to stay in Austria for the last two years. Employees of MA 17 who speak your native language or another language you feel comfortable with assist you in finding your way around Vienna. At the start coaching appointment you will receive your Vienna education booklet. This is a booklet where all the language courses, information events, counselling services, and education and further training programmes that you attend are recorded. The education booklet contains vouchers from the City of Vienna for German Integration Courses worth € 300. It also allows you to attend information events on various useful topics.