Career Paths

Your career opportunities as an occupational therapist

Occupational therapists are qualified to work with clients in the following areas:

  • occupational integration
  • functional area (orthopaedics, hand and casualty surgery)
  • Geriatrics
  • Neurology
  • Paediatrics
  • Psychiatry

Job opportunities are available in Austria as well as in other EU countries. Important occupational areas are:

  • Hospitals
  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Retirement homes and nursing homes
  • Day-care centres for the old and the psychologically impaired
  • (Special) kindergartens
  • Socio-pedagogical centres
  • Elementary schools, associations, hostels etc.


You can also establish your own practice.

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