Austria Matura qualifications and citizenship

July 25, 2014

To become an Austrian citizen, one must successfully pass a German language skill exam. According to the ORF, public authorities in Austria even ask those who hold a University degree in German philology to participate at it. However, currently this procedure is discussed among politicians.

Discussion about the Turkish “Matura”

June 11, 2014

Austrian gymnasiums are going to establish Turkish “Matura” (general qualification for university entrance). Apart from the rightwing party FPÖ there is no resistance against that effort. The FPÖ opinion in that case is, that a Turkish Matura will negatively affect the integration process of the Turkish migrants.