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Austrian Association for the Middle East

National Network: 
Austria
Address: 
Dominikanerbastei 6/6
A – 1010 Vienna
Austria
Telephone: 
+ 43 (0)1 512 89 36
Telephone (other): 
+ 43 (0)1 512 89 36 17
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
1958
General Information: 

• Independent Association, 8 full employed staff members, about 50 part-time employed persons
• About € 180.000,00
• About 65 % subsidies, 35 % own means
• Academic course in oriental studies, language courses, lectures, scholarships, cultural events
• Universities, NGOs, Ministries

Mission and Objectives: 

Promoting the relations between Austria and the Islamic Orient

Main Projects / Activities: 

• academic course in Islamic and oriental studies
• language courses in Arabic, Turkish, Persian and German
• lecture series and conferences on oriental issues
• scholarships for students from oriental countries
• information centre / Islamic Orient

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Dr. Siegfried HAAS, Secretary General
Head of the organisation: 
Prof. Walter DOSTAL, President

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