Official opening: Welcome2Upper Austria International House

Human Capital Management

Linz, Tabakfabrik

17:00 - 21:00

Innovative universities and degree programmes, a strong economy and research and a breath-taking natural scenery right on your doorstep – numerous skilled personnel and young talents want to live, work and study in Upper Austria. The Welcome2Upper Austria Service Center of Business Upper Austria assists them and their families in relocating and settling into Upper Austria. In order to provide even better support for international employees and students starting out in their new home country, we are opening the Welcome2Upper Austria International House as a place for individual counselling, intercultural training, social events and information events.

We cordially invite you to the grand opening. Spend an afternoon with us under the sign of internationality. You can expect exciting Q&A sessions, panel discussions and plenty of opportunity to network and celebrate together.


5:00 p.m.: Welcome

  • Markus Achleitner, Upper Austrian Minister of Economy
  • O.Univ.-Prof. Dr.phil. Dr.h.c.mult. Bruno Buchberger, Initiator of the International Graduates Club Linz
  • Moderation: Karin Schmid


5:20 p.m.: Panel discussion with representatives of the Upper Austrian universities

  • Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Stefan Koch, Vice Rector for Teaching and Students, Johannes Kepler University Linz
  • FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Andreas Zehetner, Vice President International, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria


5:40 p.m.: Q&A session with HR managers from Rosenbauer (Mag. Andreas Berger) and TGW Logistics Group (Mag. Stephanie Schwarz), international employees and students


5:55: Honouring the first graduates of the IB Middle Years Programme at the Anton Bruckner International School Linz and graduates of the IB Diploma Programme at the Linz International School Auhof


From 6:05 p.m.: Festive closing with specialities of the international cuisine


The participation in the event is free of charge.
Your safety is important to us. As a participant at our event, you can trust that we will take all the necessary safety precautions to ensure that you are as protected as possible during your stay.


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