Living in the heart of Europe

The favourable location in the foothills of the Alps and the numerous lakes offer a wide range of sports and leisure activities in summer as well as in winter. Perfect infrastructure, affordable housing, childcare and educational facilities and a flourishing economy make Upper Austria a place worth living in.

Explore your new home country

Upper Austria offers endless opportunities also to those who love exploring cultural sights or natural wonders. The website of Oberösterreich Tourismus gives you a broad variety of ideas, if you wish to spend your free-time actively. For inspiration follow their Instagram channel @upperaustria too.

Social events

Toastmasters is an international organization, where members have the opportunity to improve their communication, public speaking and leadership skills and build networks in a mutually supportive, friendly environment. Blue Danube Speakers in Linz offers monthly 2 meetings and many benefits for its members for a monthly fee of 10€.

InterNations is an international online community bringing together internationals at different locations around the globe with the goal to help each other tackle typical issues related to relocating to another country. At the Expat Community in Linz you will find answers to frequently asked questions, forums and lots of events in the surrounding organized for internationals.

Meetup provides an overview of events in different fields of interest. You can be a movie addict, a musician, a yoga enthusiast, an entrepreneur with intentions to improve your business marketing skills or a passionate woman who loves IT and coding, you will definitely find cool events and groups at Meetup.

Local international schools like ABIS and LISA also offer after school activities for kids in various areas, such as sports, art, music, IT, drama and choir.

Evelyn Hetzinger Ansprechpartnerin für Welcome 2 Upper Austria | Standortagentur Oberösterreich, Business Upper Austria Care Area: all around upper Austria

Evelyn Hetzinger

All around Upper Austria


Business Upper Austria - OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH

Mobile: +43 664 8481271
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Bettina Török

All around Upper Austria


Business Upper Austria - OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH

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Phone: +43 732 79810-5060