Objectives for implementation - Global Mindset – Austria’s higher education institutions and their position in the world 


• Simplify the entry and residency requirements for international higher education students, teachers and academics from non-EU countries.


• Work on reforming the Red-White-Red Card together with the other federal ministries responsible (including the Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI) and the Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs (BMEIA) to make it easier for graduates from joint programmes and doctoral students from non-EU countries to find jobs in Austria.


• Reform and expand the OeAD’s grant programmes, focusing particularly on doctoral students.


• Create new opportunities for grants to be co-financed by the private sector, particularly for future key personnel.


• Implement measures to strengthen the ties between international graduates and their former host university in Austria.


• Make use of the Europe-wide EURAX-ESS Services Network.


• Get higher education institutions more involved in Africa-UniNet.


• Optimise the marketing of Austria as a centre for higher education.