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Historical parallels

Historical parallels

On November 2, 2020, the residents of Vienna and the whole world were terrified by the news of a terrorist attack in the heart of Europe. From the perspective of history, you can draw parallels that have left an imprint on the heart of the Austrian capital. In this article, we would like to talk...

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The situation on the real estate market in Vienna and Lower Austria in the times of COVID–19

The situation on the real estate market in Vienna and Lower Austria in the times of COVID–19

The COVID-19 virus, also often referred to as the “coronavirus”, has become one of the central phenomena of 2020. The pandemic that has swept the world, affected many aspects of our daily life and, of course, the economy. Stock market indices have shown their strongest quarterly decline since 1987, millions of people have lost their...

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Universities of Austria. Tyrol

Universities of Austria. Tyrol

This article is a continuation of a series of articles on higher education institutions in Austria. Universities of Tyrol – what we will talk about in this article. The first part, dedicated to the universities of Salzburg, can be found here. Tyrol is the third largest region in Austria. The capital of the region is...

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Austria fights against pandemic – clear words inspire confidence

Austria fights against pandemic – clear words inspire confidence

A special meeting of the Austrian National Council on the conclusion of the COVID-19 law and the restriction of the rights and freedoms of citizens to save society from a pandemic. Cultural life in Austria, by decree of the government, stopped at least until the end of March and, in some cases, until mid-April (Ostern)....

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Wine and winemaking in Austria

Wine and winemaking in Austria

Wine and winemaking in Austria is a fairly developed and profitable business. For many tourists and visitors, Austria is more likely to be associated with beer and Vienna schnitzel. But Austria has a long history of wine production and therefore its culture of consumption. Good Austrian wine is not only a great gift for loved...

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Universities of Austria. Salzburg.

Universities of Austria. Salzburg.

Austria is a popular country for higher education. Tens of thousands of students from all over the world strive to get their education in Austria. This is not surprising – high standards of living, good quality and affordable prices for education, compare to, for example, the USA and Great Britain, attract many people from all...

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Changes in the traffic rules in Austria

Changes in the traffic rules in Austria

Traffic rules in Austria are constantly improving. On Monday, April 1, 2019, the 30th amendment to the Road Traffic Act (30. Novelle der Straßenverkehrsordnung) came into force. In this article we will look at the main  statements. One of the key changes is that the end of the cycling track should no longer be indicated...

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36th Vienna City Marathon 2019

36th Vienna City Marathon 2019

This year, on the 6th and 7th of April, the traditional annual Vienna City Marathon will be held. The first such marathon took place back in 1984, when 794 participants competed, last year – this figure exceeded 39,000 runners from more than 120 countries of the world. At present Marathon has become an important social...

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