Your current position:
  2. english
Giant ferris wheel

250th anniversary of the Vienna Prater

Ever since Emperor Joseph II opened the Vienna Prater to the public two and a half centuries ago, it has been a highly popular recreation area for everyone in Vienna. more


Graphic rendering of Müllnertempel synagogue

Viennese Synagogues: A Memory

19.5. until 17.11. | Museum Judenplatz

The destroyed synagogues of Vienna that were erased from the cityscape by the Nazis have now been reconstructed with the aid of modern computer animation. more

The Vienna Escargot Festival 26.9. until 2.10.
Summer in the MuseumsQuartier until 30.9.
Jim Dine. I never look away until 2.10.
China Magic - Festival of Light until 9.10.
Beton until 16.10.
Wiener Fahrradschau 21.10. until 23.10.
Tip of the Hat! A Social History of the Covered Head until 30.10.
AI WEIWEI translocation – transformation until 20.11.
The Emperor's Gold until 5.6.2017
socks hanging on a clothes line

Popular names

Lena was the most popular name for girls in the first half of 2016, followed by Emilia and Sara. The three most popular names for boys were David, Maximilian, and Lukas. more

group of people at the Shades Tours

Homeless people as tour guides

If you join one of the SHADES TOURS you will experience a different side of Vienna. The tours are held by homeless persons who give you an authentic, professional and personal insight into an otherwise unknown world. more

group of young people stacking their hands

Recognition of foreign university degrees

A university degree can be an important qualification if you want to work in Austria. There are, however, some issues you need to consider if you want a recognition (nostrification) of the university degree you acquired abroad. more

refugee children playing with soap bubbles

Help for refugees

The City of Vienna, several NGOs and "Helfer Wiens" have set up a platform for everyone who wants to help. more