bbn Career Guidance and Counselling in Lower Austria

Education & Career Guidance and Counselling Lower Austria (Bildungsberatung Niederösterreich, bbn) is a professional network of eight institutions. All guidance-active organizations work in the different regions of Lower Austria and contribute their expertise. The network offers educational and career counselling free of charge for all adults aged between 15 and 65 years in Lower Austria. A very special target group in Lower Austria consists of people from regional/peripheral regions. About 25 educational and Career guidance counsellors offer around 10,000 consultations at 90 locations throughout Lower Austria every year. The counselling formats include individual, group, online, chat and competence counselling, telephone counselling and native-language counselling in various forms. For this purpose, regular mobile and outreach advice and information offers have been set up.

The network is constantly working with relevant stakeholders at local, regional and national levels, such as employment projects, communities, educational institutions, social partnerships, etc. Central measures within the framework of the ESF project "Educational Consulting Austria - Lower Austria Network", focus on "Target group-oriented further development of provider-neutral educational counselling services".


Nathalie Rochhart, Career-guidance counselor bbn-bhw