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Welcome on the Website of the Austrian Embassy Pretoria!
You will find information on Austria, as well as on Austrian institutions and activities in the countries covered by the Austrian Embassy Pretoria, which are South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.
The section "Practical Advice" provides help in consular matters and information for travellers to and from Austria.
This website is being updated and improved on a regular basis. Any comments and suggestions are welcome!
Upcoming election of the Austrian Federal President 2016
Opportunity for passport applications at the Honorary Consulat Harare
On 19 February 2016 a consular officer of the Austrian Embassy Pretoria will process passport applications of Austrian citizens at the Honorary Consulate Harare.
To book an appointment please get in touch with the Consulate either by phone (+263 4 745387 or +263 774 724824) or email (mid(at)yoafrica.com).
UNISA International Piano Competition
The 13th edition of the internationally renowned UNISA International Piano Competition was held from 26 January to 6 February 2016 at the University of South Africa in Pretoria. The competition featured a classical as well as a jazz category. Philipp Scheucher, a young pianist from Graz, Austria, won the outstanding second prize in the classical category. During the fourth and last round Philipp Scheucher played the Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op. 23, by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky together with the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra.
EUROPEAN UNION - REPUBLIC OF MAURITIUS
4th EU-Mauritius Political Dialogue
The Order of the Baobab
The Austrian Honorary Consul Cape Town, Otto Stehlik, was awarded with The Order of the Baobab, the highest recognition bestowed by Government to business leaders.
a dialogue of art and science on elephant morphology