Become a Professional
Straw Baler –

It's on in 2019 – STEP, the Straw Bale Training for European Professionals. Take eight steps to become a certified straw bale building professional!

Attending the course, you might be eligible for grants or enjoy financial support in some way; also single modules can be booked.

Attention: Only a few free places left!

Klick here for all there is to know!

Only One Left:
Free Info Day 2nd of March

Saturday, 2. März, 13:00 – 17:00, Baierdorf 6, 3720 Ravelsbach
including visiting our virtual building site and our straw bale building
Please register per phone (+43 2958 83 640, +43 650 221 68 12) or email:


STEP Lightly!
Get a Grant, Save Some Money

Please inform yourself in your country about grants for vocational trainings,
support for unemployed people and the like.

Directed at European (postgraduate) students is the Erasmus Internship Programme.
What is it and am I qualified to apply?


It’s good, it’s right, it’s gettin’ tight:
Straw Bale Building!

With love and concern,
Herbert Gruber, Helmuth Santler, Karin Julia Haas, Florian Steinleitner
and the team of ASBN – Austrian Straw Bale Network