Spatial planning | 13.06.2016
New ESPON projects starting
OIR successfully applied for a total of four projects in the recent call of ESPON – European Spatial Planning Observation Network. As lead partner of two international project...
In cooperation with the Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI) of the University of Gloucestershire OIR has completed a study on “The Role of the EU’s Common...
In late 2015 OIR supported the NALAS network by moderating thematic working groups and providing input on two different topics. The results have been recently published: ‘Land...
Professional dialogue | 25.04.2016
University of Belgrade at OIR
In April 2016, OIR had the pleasure to welcome a group of professors and students from the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Geography, in order to exchange experiences on “...
OIR has contributed to a study on “The impact of demographic change on European regions” for the Committee of the Regions. The study addressed changing internal and external...
Transport planning | 01.04.2016
Potential Analysis Neue Ostbahn
Beyond the adoption of the Austrian target network for 2025+, the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) now also investigates the expansion of the east bound line to Budapest for long-...
In November 2015 the Committee of the Regions launched a test phase on applications of the TIA quick scan – developed by OIR within the ESPON programme. Two events have been...
Europe | 24.02.2016
EGTC study finished
European grouping of territorial cooperation (EGTC) are legal entities set up to facilitate cross-border, transnational or interregional cooperation in the European Union....
On January 14th, 2016 Bernd Schuh from OIR and the partner organisation ADE presented the results of the “Evaluation of the Environment Policy of the Austrian Development Co-...
Redaktion | 21.12.2015
Season's Greetings 2015
The staff of the Austrian Institute for Regional Studies and Spatial Planning wish you a happy and peaceful festive season and a successful new year!