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Support measures for learners in higher education


12.Educational Support and Guidance

12.5Support measures for learners in higher education

Last update: 27 November 2023

Definition of the target group

In the tertiary education sector there are no specific educational support measures for students who are disadvantaged personally, socio-economically or culturally.

The Law on Higher Education and the Ordinance on Higher Education state that it is the responsibility of the individual institution of higher education to provide any relevant services. However, financial support can be given to pupils with low income through the state grant.system.

Specific support measures

There are no legislative provision in respect of support in tertiary education.

In the tertiary education sector the Office of Vocational Training and Career Guidance offers advice and counselling on courses and careers.