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Housing in Vienna

In Vienna housing options are very different from other cities in Europe. Social housing is exemplary throughout Europe. We provide a wide range of information for renters and owners about searching for a flat, house rules, history and support. more


Filmfestival at the Rathausplatz

Red Vienna. 1919-1934

30.4.2019 until 19.1.2020 | MUSA

The exhibit reaches to over a dozen locations across the city. Structured around a series of themes, these "walkable objects" are accessible temporarily, revealing Red Vienna’s rich architectural heritage. more

WienWoche. Festival for art and activism 13.9. until 22.9.
Photo.Book.Art until 22.9.
Vienna Biennale until 6.10.
Arik Brauer. All of My Arts until 20.10.
World Press Photo until 20.10.
Jan van Eyck until 20.10.
Vertigo. Op Art and a History of Deception 1520–1970 until 26.10.
Into the Unknown - Austria Since 1918 until 17.5.2020
Woman casting her vote

Elections to the Austrian National Council 2019

Elections to the Austrian National Council (Nationalrat) will be held in Austria on 29 September 2019. Apply for your voting card (Wahlkarte) now if you are not sure you can come to your allocated polling station on election day. more

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Hiking in and around Vienna

Hiking has a long tradition in Vienna. Popular destinations include the Heurigen (wine taverns), the Vienna Woods and the many vineyards. Try one of the eleven city hiking paths laid out by the Forestry Office. more

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Art, history, technology or natural history – museum enthusiasts will find what they are looking for in Vienna. Most museums offer young people free admission. more

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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