Unique in Europe, the private Higher Technical College Hollabrunn offers high-quality, praxis-oriented technical training in food safety, while offering optimal individual support and promoting independent learning, curiosity, team spirit and social competence. Established in 1985, the boarding school in the north-east of Austria, offers the country’s only apprenticeship with this particular emphasis. The course is designed for students who have finished the 8th grade, and who want to gain a vocational training in the production, quality control and overall food safety control with a special focus on chemical and microbiological methods.