media literacy links

Here are some public and non-public associations providing access to media literacy in Austria. Some of the institutions provide skills for a critical understanding and reception of media content and representation. Others offer education in productions skills or provide a independent platform to raise awareness of freedom of speech.

KulturKontakt Austria
KulturKontakt Austria (KKA) is one of the largest Austrian centres of excellence in respect of cultural education, arts & cultural education, cultural dialogue and educational cooperation with Central, Eastern and Southeast Europe.

quartier21 is a support structure that offers space and support to more than forty small and medium-sized autonomous cultural initiatives within the MQ Wien. It is an integral part of the overall concept of the MuseumsQuartier, which is based on variety and a broad understanding of culture. The emphasis is on digital culture, design, and fashion.

Okto is a participatory medium, in which not only professionals but also enthusiastic people who would like to present their interests and concerns. In this way those communities which would otherwise gain only minimal media attention have a platform for their topics and messages.

u19 – freestyle computing
"u19 – freestyle computing" is Austria's largest computer competition for young people. It has been held annually since 1998 as an integral part of the Prix Ars Electronica. Established in 1987, the Prix Ars Electronica is the world’s foremost competition in the cyberarts as well as a showcase of artistic excellence and innovation.

Aktion Film Salzburg
Offers a critical approach to all kinds of media contents. Its main objectives are further education and advice in the fields of movie, video, photography and media pedagogy.

Wiener Bildungsserver
Incorporated association founded by the Wiener Stadtschulrat (Vienna City School Board) to promote media activities in school and in non-school related fields. Its aim is to provide access to information and communication technologies to all population groups.

Medienpädagogische Beratungsstelle an der NÖ Landesakademie
Advisory service for media pedagogical topics offered by the Niederösterreichische Landesakademie. Its objectives are research, education and advisory in the field of media pedagogy (concerning audiovisual and interactive media).

The Graz Children's Museum
Off the couch and into the studio! – is the motto of FRida & freD TV. Children and teenagers change from TV viewers to TV producers.

association free radio austria

school radio 1476
school radio 1476 is made possible by Cooperation of BMBWK, ORF, (Kinder- und Schul-)KURIER, Siemens Forum Wien und ÖKS.

BIMEZ - BildungsMedienZentrumLandesbildstelle Oberösterreich
The Upper Austrian "Media Literacy Center" offers various teaching materials and workshops on media education.

Kaerntner Medienzentrum für Bildung und Unterricht
The Carinthian "Media Centre for Education" offers various teaching materials and workshops on media education.