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The Österreichischer Austauschdienst (OeAD)-GmbH advises, promotes and supports international cooperation in education, science and research. It supports strategic development and accompanies implementation measures. It analyses international developments and develops recommendations and measures. Its core business is the exchange of people of all ages and educational levels. It supports institutional cooperation within Europe and worldwide. It accompanies international activities and coordinates and supports their implementation.

The Public Science Division of the OeAD-GmbH bundles the measures at the interface of science, school and society that are funded by the BMBWF and located in the OeAD. These include the research funding program Sparkling Science, the Center for Cooperation between Science and Schools - Young Science and the Center for Citizen Science. The Center for Citizen Science serves as a service and information center that supports researchers and practitioners in the development and implementation of Citizen Science projects as well as the BMBWF in the design and implementation of appropriate funding measures.

Foir the OEAD GmbH:
CEO, Dr. Stefan Zotti

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