Living & Working

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Quality of living

For the ninth time in a row, Vienna has been rated the most live­able city world­wide in this year's Quality of Living ranking published by consulting firm Mercer. 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


Housing-related Service Points

The tenants assistance is the only facility in Vienna to offer rapid and free-of-charge assistance in all housing matters weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm. more

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If you want to take up residence in Vienna, you need to contact Municipal Department 35 - Immigration and Citizenship (MA 35) regarding all questions about residence and citizenship. more

E-government services

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