Studentenheim ÖJAB-Haus Niederösterreich 1 in Vienna renovated: non-profit, ecological, artistic | OJAB

Provincial Governor Johanna Mikl-Leitner and Mayor Michael Ludwig open a joint venture

Many former residents associate their stay at the ÖJAB-Haus Niederösterreich 1 with formative memories of life. They learned to act autonomously and independently, forging lasting friendships and celebrating memorable celebrations

Dr. Monika Schüssler, Executive Director of ÖJAB

The atmosphere and the community in the dorm are still very important to us today. The head of the house, Tijana Maksimovic, lives in the house and maintains an open and warm atmosphere, based on mutual consideration, helpfulness and co-determination in the daily life of the dormitories.

Dr. Monika Schüssler, Executive Director of ÖJAB

Vienna (OTS) Since 1978, ÖJAB-Haus Niederösterreich has been offering affordable housing in Vienna to 1 student from Lower Austria and the world over. In the fall of 2017, the traditional dormitory has been temporarily closed and completely renovated. Now he is centralized situated House in the street Augartenstraße lower 31 to 1020 Vienna again available students. 256 seats at home were created with some innovations:

all bedroom Now they are spacious and modern and equipped with a fridge, a kitchen area and a microwave oven. New architecture The B18 Architekten ZT GmbH creates a lot of space for meetings, also thanks to shared facilitiesThese include kitchens for the common kitchen, a gym, a party room, an office, a seminar and event room, a rehearsal room with a stage and a laundromat. The building was around Eighth floor extended with small apartments.

Ecological Accents defines the dormitory with the most modern thermal insulation as a low consumption house. Electric charging stations for cars and bikes are also provided. Climate change is taken into account: all rooms have received one exterior shading, Those of the 7th and 8th floor are air-conditioned,

a Coworking Space In the house offers online bookable job offers for start-ups and young talents – also from abroad, so that students get in touch with the professional world.

Freelance artist Birgit Schweiger designed the walls and rooms of the dormitory with motifs from Lower Austria, with emphasis on the social links between people, in common interaction with the students.

Despite all these innovations respects the non-profit operator ÖJAB – The movement of young Austrian workers continues to affiliate affordable price levelFor example, at ÖJAB-Haus Niederösterreich 1, the space in the fully furnished double room costs EUR 319.00 per month and includes shower, toilet, kitchenette, W-LAN connection, heating, electricity , water, satellite TV and cleaning the room. In addition, there are many single rooms of different sizes and small apartments available.

All places have already been taken for this academic year. A waiting list is kept. For a reception area, you must register as soon as possible: online at the address www.oejab.at/noe1 or call 01 331 14-830.

The general renovation of ÖJAB-Haus Niederösterreich 1 was carried out in co-operation with the provincial government of Lower Austria and was financed by Wiener Wohnbauförderung and a capital market loan.

As part of the solemn reopening October 29, 2019 Matthias Geist, Superintendent and Christoph Cardinal Archbishop Schönborn ecumenically bless the renovated student dormitory. The governess of Lower Austria Johanna Mikl-Leitner lived as a student at ÖJAB-Haus Niederösterreich 1 and will remember her studies. The Mayor of Vienna will be another guest of honor Michael Ludwig planned. In addition, the contributions of students and "G schichten out of the house" on the program of opening.

"Many former residents associate their time with the ÖJAB-Haus Niederösterreich 1 formative memories of life. They learned to act autonomously and independently, forging lasting friendships and celebrating memorable celebrations"Describes Dr. Monika Schüssler, Executive Director of ÖJAB."The atmosphere and the community in the dorm are still very important to us today. The head of the house, Tijana Maksimovic, lives in the house and maintains an open and warm atmosphere, based on mutual consideration, helpfulness and co-determination in the daily life of the dormitories."

In the summer vacation ÖJAB-Haus Niederösterreich 1 becomes, from the beginning of July to the end of September, the myNext Hotel Leo for short stays and holidaymakers, to book on www.mynext.fr.

ÖJAB – Austrian Young Workers Movement is an independent youth organization from the political and religious point of view and one of the largest organizations of home owners in Austria. As a non-profit organization, ÖJAB manages 23 student and youth residences, provides in-patient and mobile care, supports young people and adults in their educational journey, takes care of refugees and cooperates with development.

Press photos from ÖJAB-Haus Niederösterreich 1 – Download in print quality: www.oejab.at/ueber-die-oejab/presse-medien

Solemn reopening of the ÖJAB-Haus Niederösterreich 1

Currency: "Where Lower Austria meets in Vienna"

Dated: 29.10.2019, 16:00 – 17:15

location: ÖJAB Lower Austria House 1
Untere Augartenstrasse 31, 1020 Vienna, Austria

Surveys and contact:

Wolfgang Mohl, Public Relations, ÖJAB, 01 5979735-826, wolfgang.mohl@oejab.at

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