Health & Social Services


Health insurance

Social insurance in Austria is composed of health, pension and accident insurance. As soon as a person takes up occupation they are automatically covered by insurance. more

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Hospitals and hospices

Vienna has a wide range of hospitals offering different types of treatment. The General hospital (AKH) is Vienna’s biggest hospital with more than 2,100 beds and almost 9,000 members of staff. more

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Asylum seekers and migrants

Migrants constitute an essential element of the local population. Matters concerning integration lie within the competence of Municipal Department 17 - Integration and Diversity (MA 17). more

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Socialinfo Vienna

The internet service Socialinfo Vienna (Sozialinfo Wien) of the City of Vienna offers information on various topics in 16 languages. more

E-government services

  • Health
    Health care facilities, event of death, ...
  • Social welfare
    Operation of day care centres, educational social work services, childminder, ...

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