News 2018


Ukrainisсher Ball in Vienna in February 2019!

Ukrainian-Austrian Association is partnering again with TUMA, the Ukrainian Youth organization in Austria, concerning the Ukrainian Ball on 16.02.2019 at the elegant Palais Auersperg in Vienna. A really great job has been done in making this ball an event truly worthwhile a visit.

Please check Ukrainischer Ball 2019 and TUMA for further information and tickets.

Alfred F. Praus with his wife as well as his colleague in the UAA Management Board, Stefan Haboeck, will not miss to attend.

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Alfred Praus has participated as a speeker in the seminar "Introduction of companies to the European market: search of partners, preparation and certification of goods, distribution of goods", organized by the Kyiv Business Support Centre at KCCI on Nov. 27, 2018. The event was held with the support of the EBRD and the EU4Business initiative.
Presentation by Mr Praus, used during his lecture on "How to succeed in international joint ventures".


We are happy to share with you an interview with Alfred F. Praus on the portrait of UAA and his family at UATV. UAA thanks Anna Kostiutschenko and her team for the professional work!

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our President Alfred F. Praus held an impressive lecture

On Tuesday, 11th of September, President of UAA Alfred F. Praus gave a lecture "Ukrainian Advocates: Learning the Best Practices of Working with International Clients", followed by a highly informative workshop at Higher School of Advocacy.

We would like to thank GOLAW, a new member of UAA, for perfect organization of this event!

You can find full recorded Live Streaming of the lecture & workshop here.

You can find the presentation by Mr. Praus attached hereto.


Austrian-Ukrainian Association, in partnership with the Order of the Holy Sepulchre, has the pleasure to invite you to a Vienna-concert of the Ukrainian opera star, soprano and soloist of National Opera Ukraine, Susanna Chakhoian. Together with her partner, the well-known and popular opera- and operetta-tenor, Kammersaenger Sebastian Reinthaller, they will perform Vienna songs, operetta arias and Ukrainian traditionals.

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On the 9th of July, 2018, Ukrainian-Austrian Association and Regional Development Agency of Poltava Oblast have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation!

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Interview with the President of Ukrainian-Austrian Association Alfred F. Praus for geopolitical magazine Bintel.

“In Russia big business is mostly driven by politics, not so in Western world countries. There such big players as Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Facebook, arms manufacturing companies, etc., are influencing politics through their lobbies. This influence is sometimes so powerful that through it even wars are waged, one of the true reasons for that being business”.

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UAA organizes International Conference

Ukrainian-Austrian Association took the initiative and organized, together with the International Council of Business Associations (ICBAC), the international conference Foreign Direct Investment. Prerequisites, Strategies, Measures at the Diplomatic Academy, Kyiv on May 29, 2018.

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A Quick-Fire Quiz Interview with the President of Ukrainian-Austrian Association, Alfred Praus, in the Destinations Magazine Ukraine.

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Interview with Alfred F. Praus in the geopolitical magazine BINTEL of BORYSFEL INTEL Center, Ukraine.

“I do believe in the competitiveness of Ukrainian products and services, at least in some sectors: take IT, agriculture or aviation industry for instance. Ukraine has to build, step-by-step, a market economy eventually free of vested interests and without funds being syphoned-off: this will create a competitive economic framework.”

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Interview with Alfred Praus, president of the Ukrainian-Austrian Association, for Hromadske Radio.

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(Full news. Hromadske Radio.)


Dear members and friends! UAA as informational partner of the First Diplomatic Golf Tournament on April 28, 2018 is kindly inviting you to join us – be it as player, trying it the first time or just to spend a pleasant day.

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Please see the information enclosed. Web Page of the tournament


President of UAA, Alfred F. Praus, has been mandated by Olexandr Savchenko, President of the Ukrainian MIB (International Institute of Business) to search for an University of Applied Sciences, preferably in Austria, with the aim to establish a partnership concerning a double MBA or MA of Science in Business. Last week they had meetings with Karl Ennsfellner, CEO of IMC FH Krems as well as with Andreas Altmann, Rector of MCI (Management Center Innsbruck) and his team in Austria. Talks have been productive and promising for a soon establishing of joint programs. Next step is going to be furthering and specifying of considerations during visits of the potential partners to Kyiv.