Summary of current Topics and Key Aspects
Welcome at the
Austrian Consulate General in Hong Kong!
Monday - Friday from 09:00h - 12:00h
(or on appointment)
Office Hours (information via telephone):
Monday - Friday from 09:00h - 17:00h
On the following public holidays the Consulate General is closed in 2017:
02.01.2017, 06.01.2017, 30.01.2017, 31.01.2017, 14.04.2017, 17.04.2017, 01.05.2017, 05.06.2017, 02.10.2017, 08.12.2017, 25.12.2017, 26.12.2017
Austrian OSCE Chairmanship 2017
Beginning as of January 1, 2017 Austria has assumed the Chairmanship of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) for 2017.
Via the following link you can visit the official webpage: Austrian OSCE-Chairmanship
Inauguration of a Memorial for the Jewish residents in Herminengasse, Vienna
For the implementation of this Memorial in the autumn 2017 we are looking for survivors and descendants of Jewish residents of the Herminengasse between 1938 and 1945.
Via the following links you can gather information about the addresses of former residents in Vienna: http://www.doew.at/personensuche and http://www.digital.wienbibliothek.at/wbrobv/periodical/titleinfo/5311
German Language Courses in Austria
The Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Integration Fund as well as the "Austrian Institutes" has created a Portal informing about a multitude of institutions offering German language courses.
You can glean these information via the following link: German Language Courses
Hong Kong and Austria boost Tech ties
On his current visit to Austria, Secretary for Innovation & Technology, Nicholas Yang has signed a MoU on tech start-up ecosystems co-operation with Austrian Science, Research & Economy State Secretary Harald Mahrer in Vienna in the latest initiatve to boost tech ties between Hong Kong and Austria.
For further information please visit the website of Hong Kong Government
Direct Flights Hong Kong - Vienna
It is with great joy that we announce that Austrian Airlines will offer direct flights from Hong Kong to Vienna respectively Vienna to Hong Kong, commencing 5 September.
Flights will be five times weekly on a Boeing 777.
For further information you can directly contact Austrian Airlines: Sandra Bijelic, Tel.: +43 (0)5 1766-11237, Fax: + 43 (0) 5 1766-511237; sandra.bijelic(at)austrian.com; or click on the following Link
Intercultural Achievement Award (IAA)
Interested in showcasing innovative projects in the field of the intercultural dialogue? The IAA specifically promotes projects within the areas of education, youth, women, migration and integration.
For further details please go to the following link: IAA
WORKING HOLIDAY PROGRAMME
A bilateral working holiday scheme between Hong Kong and Austria allowing 18 to 30 year old nationals of both places to work or take up study up to 6 months in the respective territories was signed today, 12 January 2015,by the Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, and the Austrian Consul General General Dr. Claudia Reinprecht.
For more information please click the following link