Vienna

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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 Community of Expats in Vienna!

Servus, and welcome to beautiful Vienna. InterNations is an online community providing a wealth of invaluable guides and advice to support you as you relocate to Vienna. We know it can be daunting to start a new life in an unfamiliar place, and our resources will help you to find the answers to those tricky dilemmas such as "how do I choose a borough to live in?" and "what education options are available?". You'll also find information about working in Vienna, accessing public transport and of course meeting new people. If you have a question that you can't find the answer to, no matter how small, just take it to our forum where our experienced members are always happy to help. Remember, they've navigated the same processes as you, so take advantage of their knowledge and build on their experiences.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you move to another city or go on a business trip somewhere — our communities are there to make you feel at home wherever you are in the world. Feel free to also check out our other vibrant InterNations Communities like the ones in Brussels or Amsterdam.

Join Our Exciting Events in Vienna

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

Find More Information in Our Vienna Expat Guides

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    Have you decided to haul your family, pets, and personal belongings overseas – at least for the next few years? Congratulations! You have taken the first big step towards moving abroad! InterNations provides you with practical information on preparing for moving abroad, from visa to flight tickets.
  • Living in a Foreign Country: How to Adapt?

    Living in a foreign country is hard enough as it is, with all the administrational issues you have to deal with. But if you don’t want to get stuck in the expat bubble, you'll need to learn to adjust to life in a foreign country. InterNations gives you a few tips on how to succeed at this challenge.
  • How to Find a Job Abroad

    Quite a few self-made expats struggle to find a job abroad. This doesn’t mean it’s impossible though! With a structured, thought-out approach, determination and a dose of creativity, you increase your chances of success during your job search overseas.

Exchange Tips about living in Vienna

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

What Can You Expect from Expat Life in Vienna?

With stunning architecture around every corner, a high quality of life and a legacy of beauty left behind by the many artistic minds that have called this vibrant city home, moving to Vienna may be one of the best choices you'll ever make. Across the 23 boroughs (Bezirke), migrants from a range of countries have chosen to settle in Vienna and the borough you choose may depend on your workplace; just look at our guides for more detailed information. Common employment opportunities for expats include the service industry, tertiary sector, agricultural industry, media industry and of course a busy tourist industry. To make job hunting easier, Vienna is even equipped with a center for expats to offer advice. You'll have plenty of culture to enjoy at the Schönbrunn Palace, Belvedere Palace and museum, the prestigious Viennese Opera house, the Naturhistorisches Museum and the MuseumsQuartier; host to numerous art museums and annual arts event in the summer. Don't forget to indulge in the local cuisine too, especially the cinnamon and apple flavored strudels, which are particularly good during those chilly Austrian winters.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities across the globe. Get to know fellow internationals in your city, before you're moving, or when traveling somewhere and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Riyadh or Hong Kong, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Enjoy the InterNations Network

We want to help as you adapt to a new culture and build an enjoyable lifestyle in Vienna by connecting you to like-minded expats. We host regular InterNations Official Events as well as a range of groups based on such interests as arts and culture, classical performance, the outdoors, board games, entrepreneurs, and even diving. Whatever your new life holds, you are part of a safe, secure and knowledgeable community with InterNations.

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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