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Abendschulen#

Abendschulen (evening schools): institutions of continuing education which can be attended to further one's career; originally on Sundays, classes held on weekday evenings since the second half of the 19th century. At present, the following schools or courses of study are offered in Austrian evening schools: Werkmeisterschule fuer Berufstaetige (foreman's school for adults), Aufbaulehrgang fuer Berufstaetige (university preparatory course for adults), Gymnasium, Realgymnasium and Wirtschaftskundliches Realgymnasium fuer Berufstaetige (secondary schools and business school for adults), Handelsschule fuer Berufstaetige (school of trade and commerce for adults), Handelsakademie fuer Berufstaetige (academy of trade and commerce for adults), Hoehere technische Lehranstalt fuer Berufstaetige (secondary school of engineering/technology for adults), Akademie fuer Sozialarbeit fuer Berufstaetige (social work academy for adults).

Further reading#

J. Sonnberger, Die Entwicklung der Abendschulen in Oesterreich, doctoral thesis, Salzburg 1979; H. Engelbrecht, Geschichte des oesterreichischen Bildungswesens, vols. 3-5, 1984-1988.