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Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG (Erste Bank Oesterreich) is together with the Saving Banks one of the biggest banking groups in Austria.

In the core business areas - deposits and lending - emphasis is put on private customers, business customers and public sector.

Erste Bank Oesterreich is the leading institute for the Austrian savings banks. Beside the 1000 retail branches there are 68 wohn2center (center for housing loans), 33 branches for corporate customers, 8 start up centres, 20 private banking information centers and 182 OMV “Bankstellen” (gasstations with bankingservices).

Erste Bank Oesterreich was founded in 1819 as “Erste oesterreichische Spar-Casse”. It is a 100% subsidiary of Erste Group.

But Erste Group isn‘t just one of the leading financial services providers in Central and Eastern Europe. We are also a major employer, providing interesting jobs for over 50.000 employees in more than 3.000 branches and offices in 8 countries. Click on the countries below to get an overview of our strengths in our markets. (Hint: You can use this knowledge for your job interview to make a well-informed impression!)