How can Vienna turn the ongoing refugee “crisis” into an opportunity?


Yvonne Franz and Ramon Bauer (Photo Joshua-Grigsby)

The ongoing refugee situation in Vienna has been widely discussed as a crisis, presenting problems for the city. As part of the University of Vienna’s current “semester question” ICEC Vienna’s Yvonne Franz and Ramon Bauer spoke to Uni:View about how the city can turn the events into an opportunity for the city.

Looking at the four key areas of education/training, the job market, housing and integration, the geographers discuss current structural problems, the willingness to help, “constructive conflict” and the advantages of seeing diversity as an opportunity and not a hurdle.

Click here to read the full article (only in German).