The Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation, and Technology (BMK) hosts a wide range of promising subject areas crucial for the Austrian people.

Administration building in Vienna
Federal Office Building Radetzkystraße, photo: BMK / Petra Grasel

The ministry sets the course for sustainable and environmentally friendly politics and economic developments, and implements new strategies for the future of mobility.  It regulates and manages all national issues of transport – on the roads, on water, on rails, as well as in the air – and ensures the country’s stable energy supply.

Furthermore, the ministry promotes research for innovative technologies „Made in Austria“, ensures sustainable and proper waste management, and works for the preservation of national parks and the protection of Austria’s biodiversity. As a stark contrast, the ministry even deals with the Austrian affairs of outer space.

More about the multifaceted work of one of Austria’s largest ministries can be found in the subject areas via the topic overview.

The Federal Ministry is divided in the following Directorate Generals:

  1. Executive Committee and Internationale Affairs
  2. Mobility
  3. Innovation and Technology
  4. Transport
  5. Environment and Circular Economy
  6. Climate Action and Energy

organisation chart (PDF, 250 KB)