• The JVI is a regional training center founded in 1992 by Austria, the International Monetary Fund, and several other international organizations.
    The JVI is a regional training center founded in 1992 by Austria, the International Monetary Fund, and several other international organizations.
  • Our courses are geared to officials from Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia.
    Our courses are geared to officials from Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia.
  • About 80 courses per year are taught by the Austrian authorities, IMF, EBRD, EIB, OECD, World Bank, WTO, EC, JVI, and selected central banks.
    About 80 courses per year are taught by the Austrian authorities, IMF, EBRD, EIB, OECD, World Bank, WTO, EC, JVI, and selected central banks.
  • Since its establishment over 40,000 course participants have been trained at the JVI.
    Since its establishment over 40,000 course participants have been trained at the JVI.
  • We also hold special lectures to discuss both policy and capacity development, as for example during the visit of IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde.
    We also hold special lectures to discuss both policy and capacity development, as for example during the visit of IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde.
  • Annual  lectures by current ministers, governors and top public officials are a particular highlight (Hans Joerg Schelling, Austrian Finance Minister, June 2016).
    Annual lectures by current ministers, governors and top public officials are a particular highlight (Hans Joerg Schelling, Austrian Finance Minister, June 2016).
  • And Governor Ewald Nowotny in 2013. Thanks to Austria and the IMF’s committed support, the JVI has been able to build capacity and foster effective cooperation across the region.
    And Governor Ewald Nowotny in 2013. Thanks to Austria and the IMF’s committed support, the JVI has been able to build capacity and foster effective cooperation across the region.

JVI Program 2017

Visit our online course schedule for the most up-to-date information or download our program brochure.

Watch the JVI's welcome vidcast for an overview of the JVI, explaining what it is, what it does, and what makes our training so special.

What we do

The JVI provides policy-oriented training primarily to participants from countries in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. We offer courses in economics, financial sector analysis and management, trade policy, corporate governance, and related topics for public officials and selected private sector executives. 
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