Vienna's performance in international competition

Numerous studies and rankings confirm Vienna's excellent performance in global competition, with ideal conditions for dynamic development in the future.

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Vienna: the world's smartest city

Vienna tops the new 2017 Smart City Index by Roland Berger. The Austrian capital's excellent score is mainly due to the broad and holistic perspective of its smart strategy. more

Vienna International Center and the Danube River from above

Quality of living - Vienna is still number one

For the eighth time, Vienna tops Mercer's Quality of Living ranking for international cities in its 2017 issue. more

Vienna - A metropolis with excellent reputation

According to a ranking by the Reputation Institute, Vienna enjoys the second highest reputation of 55 global cities. more

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Panorama view on Vienna from one of Vienna's vineyards

Top ranking in global sustainability index

Vienna comes in fourth of 100 major international cities ranked for sustainability in the current Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index. more

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One of Europe's most innovative cities

Among 500 cities worldwide Vienna has been ranked tenth place in the current "Innovation Cities Global Index 2016/2017". On European level Vienna reached the excellent third place. more

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Vienna named Europe's most liveable city

Vienna has been ranked second in the "Global Liveability Ranking 2016" of the renowned weekly newspaper "The Economist". more

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Another top ranking for quality of life in Vienna

The renowned Monocle magazine has ranked Vienna third in its list of most liveable cities 2016. more

View on the Hofburg from the City Hall tower

Vienna most prosperous city in the world

The UN-study "State Of The World’s Cities Report 2012/2013" has ranked Vienna as the most prosperous city among 70 metropolises of the world. more

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