Municipal Department 27 – European Affairs

The MA 27 is the client of the programme CapaCity – Urban Competences and responsible for European Affairs and the City of Vienna.

Municipal Department 27 is the European department of the City of Vienna. Organisationally, it is answerable to the Administrative Group for Finance, Economic and International Affairs and also comprises the Brussels Liaison Office of the City of Vienna.

The Department is tasked with monitoring, analysing and reporting on current developments in specified areas. In order to prepare decisions and initiate suitable measures, its work often extends to EU level and hence also includes the representation of Vienna, participation in national and European networks as well as lobbying activities.

Networking with other cities, regions and further actors from the areas of politics, administration, NGOs, business, science and research, et cetera is of key importance for the activities of the Department.

In the field of EU funding, participation in the development and negotiation of the legal basis of such programmes is followed by administration of the respective funds.