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Interest representations

The Austrian Cultural Council
is a coalition of associations representing interests in art, culture and independent media.

IG Kultur Österreich
IG Kultur represents the interests of independent cultural work in Austria

IG bildende Kunst  - Representation of the interests of visual artists in Austria
IG Bildende Kunst represents the interests of visual artists in arts policy, social, economic, legal, and other professional matters.

Kreativwirtschaft Austria
KAT for short, advocates for creative professionals from architecture, the music industry, books & publishing, radio & TV, design, software & games, film & photography, advertising and the performing arts market.

Vienna Business Agency 
The Vienna Business Agency helps with business start-ups, expansion or relocation in Vienna, advises, promotes, coaches and networks free of charge!

Tiroler Kulturinitiative
The TKI - Tiroler Kulturinitiativen is an interest group and network of independent cultural initiatives in Tyrol and is committed to improving the framework conditions for independent cultural work in Tyrol.

Information from the Austrian Trade Union Federation and the Chamber of Labor on current labor law

Smart Coop 
A non-profit cooperative for free lancers.

As a collecting society in the field of visual rights, Bildrecht represents the copyrights of image creators.

Atelierspaces - find free studio space in Vienna

Wiener Wohnen

Förderateliers BMKOES

Creative Cluster


Never at home
Kreative Räume Wien

Funding and calls

Calls / Contests Art and Research

Öffentliche Förderungen (Bund und Stadt)

Authorization cards for graduates

University Library

AAI card
The IAA_pass for visual artists gives you free admission to many national and international exhibition venues.

More information and downloads

Kunst und Kultur finanzieren /  Information brochure for download

Recommendations and calculation aids for fair pay in arts and cultural work

Fair Pay Reader

Salary scheme for cultural associations

Copyright initiative

Österreichs digitales Amt
Guide through the Austrian authorities and offices

Steuer – Basisinfos pdf

Social insurance for artists  –  KSFV - Künstler-Sozialversicherungsfonds

TKI - Kulturförderungen

Überleben im Förderdschungel /  Information brochure for download

Ausschreibungen, Preise, Jobangebote sowie Aus- und Fortbildungsmöglichkeiten im Kunst- und Kulturbereich mit Fokus Kulturinitiativen der TKI

Kunstmarkt pdf

Social Media pdf