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Education and Migration
Children of Turkish migrants in Austria are more disadvantaged than in other countries
Children of Turkish migrants with low levels of education find it particularly hard to get a higher education in Austria. This was demonstrated by a social science study comparing the country with France and Sweden. The significant findings have now been published in book form.
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Science Europe welcomes the decision by the European Parliament’s Committees on Industry, Energy and Research (ITRE), Budget (BUDG) and Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) to protect the Horizon 2020 budget from a proposal to reallocate part of its funds for the EFSI plan.
At the annual press conference, the FWF's Executive Board and its Managing Director presented facts and figures from the year 2014 and demonstrated how the FWF contributes to strengthening Austria as a location for science and research.
"Our common goal at the national and European...
The Dutch State Secretary for the Ministry of...
The FWF is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Professor Lynne Chisholm on 1st March.