Austria ratified the Wold Heritage Convention in December 1992. There are currently nine sites from Austria with outstanding universal value on the World Heritage List.
The UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network encompasses more than 9900 schools (ranging from pre-schools and primary schools to secondary schools and teacher training institutions) in 180 countries worldwide.
Austria became a State Party to the Convention in 2009. Since then the Austrian Commission for UNESCO has been in charge of the drawing up and national implementation and the drawing up of an Austrian Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage.