bOJA is the centre of competence for Open Youth Work in Austria. The association is the service and networking agency for Open Youth Work in Austria as well as the expert office for quality development in Open Youth Work. It represents Open Youth Work at a national and international level. bOJA is the mouthpiece for the field of Open Youth Work - with the aim of positioning the topics, perspectives and needs of Open Youth Work and the young people who use its services in the national and international (youth) political debate.
This publication outlines children and youth work in Austria. It familiarises readers with the principles underlying children and youth work and with the framework conditions, as well as presenting implementing organisations and their interface function.
Published by the Ministry of Families and Youth (2015)
Centre of competence for Open Youth Work in Austria
+43-660-28 28 038
+43-660-57 68 237
The extremism information centre is a nationwide point of contact for all kinds of questions related to religious or political extremism. The centre is part of bOJA.
bOJA is one of the founding members of POYWE, the Professional Open Youth Work in Europe.
This network pursues the following objectives:
The main focus is concentrated on the fact, that Professional Open Youth Work should play an important role in all matters of European youth policy.
As one of the involved organisations, bOJA underlines the described needs and possibilities.
Further information: POYWE Homepage
bOJA, Lilienbrunngasse 18/2/47, 1020 Wien, firstname.lastname@example.org