BeSt³ Klagenfurt

17. - 19. October 2024 | Trade fair for job, studies and advanced training

The BeSt³, an acronym for "Career, studies and further training," is a prestigious fair in Austria that focuses on education and career development. Since its inception, it has established itself as the central hub for anyone looking to gather information on educational and career paths..

The fair is held at the exhibition center in Klagenfurt. Operating on a biennial cycle, BeSt³ attracts numerous visitors from various sectors. The primary organizer of the fair is the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Science, and Research. Meanwhile, the management of the fair in Klagenfurt is handled by SoWI-Holding GmbH, which, in addition to organizing the fair, also offers various other services in the education sector.

The main topics of the Klagenfurt fair cover a broad spectrum from educational opportunities, training programs, to career paths. The fair provides an overview of the diverse options available and showcases products, services, brochures, as well as extensive information. Exhibitors include representatives from universities, colleges, technical schools, academies, private education providers, language schools, and companies informing about job opportunities and internal training programs.

A standout feature of the BeSt³ is the personal conversation, setting it apart from many other informational events. This characteristic makes it a unique place for dialogue and consultation.

The primary target audience of the BeSt³ includes high school graduates, students, those pursuing higher education, individuals who've dropped out of school or university, as well as parents, teachers, and professionals. In addition to Klagenfurt, these trade fairs are also organized in Salzburg, Graz, Innsbruck and Vienna, giving them an even greater reach and importance in Austria. Finally, it should be mentioned that the exhibition center in Klagenfurt is ideally located as an event location and is easily accessible.

The BeSt³ will take place on 3 days from Thursday, 17. October to Saturday, 19. October 2024 in Klagenfurt.

In 145 days
17.10.2024 - 19.10.2024*
Thursday - Saturday, 3 days

15.10.2026 - 17.10.2026
12.10.2028 - 14.10.2028
17.10.2030 - 19.10.2030
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Free admission


Local time:
14:17 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

Messe Klagenfurt,
Messeplatz 1, A-9021 Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria


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Fair organizer
Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung
Minoritenplatz 5
A-1010 Vienna, Austria
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Past editions:
  • 13. - 15. October 2022
  • 11. - 13. October 2018
  • 24. - 26. November 2016
  • 27. - 29. November 2014
  • 29 Nov. - 01 Dec. 2012

Fair location:

Messe Klagenfurt,
Messeplatz 1, A-9021 Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria


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Product groups: continuing education, study waysto study offers, training, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the BeSt³ taking place?
The BeSt³ fair takes place in Klagenfurt, at the Messe Klagenfurt.

When is the BeSt³ taking place?
Visit the BeSt³ from 17. - 19. October 2024.

How often does the BeSt³ take place?
The BeSt³ takes place biennially.

What kind of fair is the BeSt³?
The BeSt³ is an exhibition for Training, Studies and Education.