Further education funding for business licence owners
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Further education funding for business licence owners


Would you like to improve your skills and bring your business to another level? Do you have your business licence or main residence registered in Vienna? You might be able to receive funding for further education!


Since the 1st April 2021, due to the impact of the pandemic on one-person companies, the WAFF has been promoting courses in the areas of entrepreneurial qualification, digital qualification and languages. Those who fulfil all requirements will receive 80% of funding for chosen courses up to a maximum of 2.000€.


What exactly is funded?

Training and further education aimed at :

  • improvement of  commercial and business skills, for example, courses in the areas of accounting, controlling, office organization or time management

  • acquirement and improvement of digital skills, for example, courses in the areas of social media, Photoshop, ECDL or e-billing

  • improvement of language skills: these are language courses such as English and German, business English or business German.


The requirements are:

  • valid business licence

  • business licence or main residence registered in Vienna

  • compulsory insurance at the SVS (GSVG)

  • no employees


Required documents:

  • completed and signed application form

  • current GISA Business Information System excerpt

  • current proof of compulsory insurance according to the GSVG

  • registration confirmation of the main residence in Vienna (Meldezettel) if the location of the trade license is not in Vienna

  • cost estimate or confirmation of participation and payment if the course has already been completed


This is how you get the funding:

  • The application must be submitted before the start of the course no later than 4 weeks after the start of the course.

  • You can either submit multiple applications for funding up to a maximum of 2,000 euros or a single application.

  • The funding is available from 01.04.21. to 31.12.22.


Send your signed application to waff@waff.at or to the postal address: 1020 Vienna, Nordbahnstraße 36 


More info:

 https://www.wko.at/service/foerderungen/WAFF_EPU_Weiterbildung_21_2019_2025.html

https://www.waff.at/foerderungen/epu/





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