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Fernando Achutegui

"InterNations events and forums have provided me with an extensive network of business and personal contacts in Vienna. "

Jayanti Malhotra

"The group of InterNations expats in Vienna is so open and friendly that it was very easy to make friends."

Welcome to Our Expat Community in Linz!

Herzlich Willkommen, and a warm welcome to our expat community in Linz, Austria! InterNations is the destination for expats around the globe, and we're here to help you navigate through the obstacles and hassle of moving to a foreign land. By joining InterNations, you will be able to find answers to all the questions that are currently on your mind about moving abroad. These may be questions such as, "what is the quality of life in Linz?", "how high is the cost of living?ʺ, or "where are the nightly hotspots?". These questions and more are addressed by our experienced members, who are always glad to help out a fellow expat. InterNations is therefore your door to the Linz and Austrian international community. We aim to support you not only in reaching out to other global minds such as yourself, but also in developing a full understanding of the Austrian way of life. As the third-largest city in Austria, Linz is rich in history, beautiful architecture, and boasts a vibrant music scene.

Join Our Exciting Events in Linz

Attend our monthly events and activities for Linz expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Linz Expat Guides

  • Moving to Linz

    Linz residents enjoy a good quality of life: the city is a hub for industry and arts projects and events, and there is a high rate of employment. Expats moving to Linz can also look forward to many local amenities, from cinemas to restaurants, and a choice of housing and schools.
  • Living in Linz

    Linz is a vibrant city, home to a picturesque old town, thriving industries, and innovative arts and technology events and festivals. Futuristic architecture sits alongside ancient churches and open green spaces, making for an interesting life in Linz.
  • Working in Linz

    Linz, as a major economic hub in Austria, can offer a thriving economy and a high standard of living, with many booming industries that can meet the needs of plenty of job-seekers. Discover the wide range of opportunities and get informed about taxation and more with our guide!

Exchange Tips about living in Linz

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Linz expat forums.

What You Can Expect from Your Life in Linz

The vibrant city of Linz is located right in the center of Europe. This charming city is characterized by many historical buildings, including the biggest church in Austria, the Mariä Empfängnis Dom. The city's music and arts scene thrives due to excellent funding from all levels of government, and as such the atmosphere is generally relaxed and easy to fall in love with. In 2014, Linz was named a UNESCO Creative City, a distinction only given to seven other cities in the world. As such, museums (with English translation) and music venues are plentiful.

Find Friends and Build Your Network in Linz with InterNations!

InterNations is a friendly community of people that have gone through a careful approval process and respect our guiding principles of trust, honesty, and polite and friendly behavior. Feel free to pose questions on any topic relevant to living in Linz. It can relate to anything from issues with acquiring a visa, to less serious issues like where you can get the most authentic slice of pizza! Depending on your interests, you might also want to join one of the many local and regional events organized regularly. Whether you live in Linz, Vienna, or Salzburg, enjoy bowling, are an avid foodie, or are looking to brush up on your German, there will be a get-together to match your needs. Indeed, continuing your favorite activities after moving abroad is one of the main ingredients for a successful move. Finally, don't forget to check out the larger social and networking events organized by InterNations — they're your way of connecting with our global community!

Fernando Achutegui

"InterNations events and forums have provided me with an extensive network of business and personal contacts in Vienna. "

Jayanti Malhotra

"The group of InterNations expats in Vienna is so open and friendly that it was very easy to make friends."

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