Danube Region Monitor – People and Skills

Client/Funding Institution

Austrian Agency for Education and Internationalisation (OeAD) and L&R Sozialforschung


The Danube Region Monitor was initiated in 2017 to highlight key developments in the areas of labour markets and education systems in the fourteen countries participating in the European Union Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR). This annual flagship report serves as a basis for evidence-based policy decisions in these countries and within the framework of the EUSDR. wiiw’s main task is to revise and update the report for the years 2021 and 2022 and to ensure that the underlying statistics are relevant, reliable and comparable across the countries concerned.


April 2021 - November 2022



wiiw team Leader

Robert Stehrer

wiiw Staff

Veronika Janyrova, Sandra M. Leitner, Monika Schwarzhappel, Maryna Tverdostup, Galina Vasaros

External Publications

Danube Region Monitor – People and Skills Report 2021
Danube Region Monitor – People and Skills Report 2022
News article on Danube Region Monitor by DG Regio, March 2023

Countries covered: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, EU-CEE, Germany, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Ukraine

Research Areas: Labour, Migration and Income Distribution