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thelocal.at vor 87 Tagen
COMPARE: How do Austria’s public holidays stack up against the rest of Europe?

COMPARE: How do Austria’s public holidays stack up against the rest of Europe?

Austria has a generous public holiday allowance with 13 days each year, so we took a look at how that compares to the other countries covered by The Local.

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thelocal.at vor 6 Tagen
How long do non-EU citizens have to be present in EU to avoid losing residency status?

How long do non-EU citizens have to be present in EU to avoid losing residency status?

How long do non-EU citizens have to be present in the European Union to make sure they don’t lose the status of long-term resident? For the first time the Cour [...]

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thelocal.at vor 21 Tagen
Explained: How to understand your payslip in Austria

Explained: How to understand your payslip in Austria

If you're employed in Austria, your monthly payslip is a very important document, but it's all too easy to ignore the paperwork and just appreciate the money t [...]

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vindobona.org vor 64 Tagen

Air Travel to Austria: How Does Entry Work During the Fourth Lockdown?

The current lockdown in Austria due to COVID-19 has yet again complicated entry regulations for travelers. Inform yourself of the latest entry requirements…

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thelocal.at vor 71 Tagen
How did we get here? Why Austria is bringing in lockdowns again

How did we get here? Why Austria is bringing in lockdowns again

The development of the Covid-19 situation in Austria in the past few weeks has been dramatic, with numbers of patients in intensive care rising rapidly and aut [...]

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thelocal.at vor 85 Tagen
How can I find an apartment in Austria without a ‘Provision’?

How can I find an apartment in Austria without a ‘Provision’?

In Austria, the estate agents' fee or commission on rental apartments can be up to two months' rate plus VAT, a non-refundable cost which you can avoid if you [...]

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thelocal.at vor 94 Tagen
Ribbons, fences and 3G: How will Christmas markets look this year in Austria?

Ribbons, fences and 3G: How will Christmas markets look this year in Austria?

Christmas markets across Austria are set to go ahead this year, although exactly how things will look has been a bit up in the air. Here’s what you need to kno [...]

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thelocal.at vor 98 Tagen
How Austria plans to enforce a Covid lockdown for the unvaccinated

How Austria plans to enforce a Covid lockdown for the unvaccinated

As cases of coronavirus continue to rise in Austria, the country's Chancellor announced on Friday evening that tight restrictions could be imposed on those sti [...]

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thelocal.at vor 103 Tagen
Reader question: Do I need my e-card to get vaccinated in Austria?

Reader question: Do I need my e-card to get vaccinated in Austria?

Regardless of what type of insurance you have, you’re likely to have an e-card. But do you need one to get vaccinated in Austria?

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ots.at vor 148 Tagen

TÜV AUSTRIA und CIPHRON: Mit Teamspirit und Know-how zu noch mehr Kundenservice

Erweitertes Dienstleistungs-Portfolio soll langfristig die Marktposition von TÜV AUSTRIA stärken.

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vindobona.org vor 204 Tagen

Handy-Signatur in Austria: What It Is and How to Get It

The Handy-Signatur is an important tool to have in Austria. It is useful for accessing many online portals, including health insurance and the new Green Pass…

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thelocal.at vor 221 Tagen
IN DETAIL: How Austria will relax its coronavirus measures from July

IN DETAIL: How Austria will relax its coronavirus measures from July

Austria will relax almost all coronavirus measures from July 1st. Here’s what you need to know.

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thelocal.at vor 221 Tagen
What ‘Mahlzeit’ means and how to use it in Austria

What ‘Mahlzeit’ means and how to use it in Austria

Anyone familiar with Austria will tell you that the only German word you need to know between 11am and 1pm is “Mahlzeit” – especially in the workplace.

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vindobona.org vor 248 Tagen

How Expensive is Rent in Austria?

The rent costs in Austria vary depending on the duration, region and type of rental segment. Find out more about the exact amounts you have to pay across Austr [...]

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thelocal.at vor 294 Tagen
How do I register for the coronavirus vaccine in Vienna?

How do I register for the coronavirus vaccine in Vienna?

Registrations are now open to the general public in Vienna. Here's how to get the jab.

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thelocal.at vor 311 Tagen
Will summer holidays be possible this year in Austria?

Will summer holidays be possible this year in Austria?

A recent survey by the German institute for tourism found 79 percent of Austrians are planning a summer holiday, with holidays in Austria particularly in deman [...]

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thelocal.at vor 329 Tagen
How to eat healthily and sustainably in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

How to eat healthily and sustainably in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

If you live in Germany, Austria or Switzerland, food advertisements featuring pristine alpine glades, wholesome food and sporty types clad in lycra may be hard [...]

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thelocal.at vor 9 Tagen
Reader question: Do I have to repaint the walls when I leave a rental in Austria?

Reader question: Do I have to repaint the walls when I leave a rental in Austria?

The short answer is usually no, but this is an issue that frequently comes up for tenants in Austria. We explain the laws and rights that apply.

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thelocal.at vor 29 Tagen
COMPARE: How Europe is ending 2021 with record Covid rates and new restrictions

COMPARE: How Europe is ending 2021 with record Covid rates and new restrictions

European countries are battling a huge spike in Covid infections driven by the Omicron variant but some countries are hit worse than others and strategies to f [...]

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thelocal.at vor 65 Tagen
‘My opinion of Austria has changed’: How foreign residents feel about the pandemic response

‘My opinion of Austria has changed’: How foreign residents feel about the pandemic response

There's no doubt the Austrian government's handling of the pandemic has divided foreign residents, as a recent survey by The Local shows.

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thelocal.at vor 73 Tagen
Reader survey: How do you feel about Austria’s handling of the pandemic?

Reader survey: How do you feel about Austria’s handling of the pandemic?

We want to hear from Austria's international residents about how you feel the country has handled the pandemic, and the new lockdown for people without proof o [...]

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thelocal.at vor 86 Tagen
Renting in Austria: How much can estate agents charge in commission?

Renting in Austria: How much can estate agents charge in commission?

The size of the estate agent's commission, called 'Provision', comes as a shock to a lot of foreign renters in Austria. There are legal limits on what they can [...]

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thelocal.at vor 96 Tagen
How Austria plans to tighten its Covid measures...
In case you missed it, on Fri [...]

How Austria plans to tighten its Covid measures... In case you missed it, on Fri [...]

How Austria plans to tighten its Covid measures... In case you missed it, on Friday evening the government announced plans for tougher restrictions in the even [...]

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thelocal.at vor 101 Tagen
Reader question: How do I get a flu vaccine in Austria?

Reader question: How do I get a flu vaccine in Austria?

Last year, the number of people who got vaccinated against the flu rose significantly in Austria, with some states offering the jab for free. A reader got in t [...]

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thelocal.at vor 103 Tagen
How Austria plans to become carbon neutral by 2040

How Austria plans to become carbon neutral by 2040

Austria's first Conservative-Green coalition government plans to become a European 'forerunner' in climate protection. But is it worth the gamble?

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ots.at vor 205 Tagen

COVID pandemic heightens a lack of confidence amongst the public about which medicines to take and how to use them

New campaign, Let's treat it right, launches as online searches for self-care surge globally[1], as people take more responsibility for their everyday health.

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thelocal.at vor 221 Tagen
How to get an English-speaking therapist in Austria

How to get an English-speaking therapist in Austria

Living overseas and navigating a different language can be stressful at the best of times. Throw in a pandemic and ongoing travel restrictions and the pressure [...]

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thelocal.at vor 221 Tagen
No masks and no dancing: What are the rules for watching the football in public in Austria?

No masks and no dancing: What are the rules for watching the football in public in Austria?

Austria has relaxed most of its coronavirus measures, but there are still some rules in place for ‘public viewings’. Here’s what you need to know.

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vindobona.org vor 255 Tagen

How to Get Into Austria as of May 19

In line with the opening steps in Austria, the government has announced new entry regulations, which should ease the travel to Austria. Read all about the…

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thelocal.at vor 309 Tagen
EXPLAINED: How the new lockdown for Vienna and eastern Austria affects you

EXPLAINED: How the new lockdown for Vienna and eastern Austria affects you

From April 1st until at least April 6th, the eastern Austrian states of Vienna, Lower Austria and Burgenland will go into a strict coronavirus lockdown to tack [...]

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thelocal.at vor 311 Tagen
How does Austria decide whether to tighten or loosen coronavirus measures?

How does Austria decide whether to tighten or loosen coronavirus measures?

The government is meeting on Monday to decide if and where lockdown measures in Austria should be extended, tightened or lifted. Here's what you need to know.

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vindobona.org vor 348 Tagen

From Which Countries Do Most of the Foreigners in Vienna and Austria Come?

Vienna currently has 1.92 million inhabitants of whom 31.5% percent are foreign nationals. Austria-wide, there are 8,933,346 people of whom 17.1% are foreign…

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thelocal.at vor 16 Tagen
Renting in Austria: How to find a furnished apartment

Renting in Austria: How to find a furnished apartment

In Austria, most rental apartments are unfurnished, which is not always convenient for new arrivals, students, or those on short-term contracts. But there are [...]

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thelocal.at vor 49 Tagen
How to make friends in Austria, from people who’ve been there, done that

How to make friends in Austria, from people who’ve been there, done that

After the city of Vienna ranked dead last in a survey ranking 'local friendliness' according to foreign residents, we asked our readers for their experiences m [...]

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thelocal.at vor 70 Tagen
‘Unavoidable’: How Austria has reacted to the new nationwide lockdown?

‘Unavoidable’: How Austria has reacted to the new nationwide lockdown?

Austria's government on Friday announced a U-turn by bringing in a new lockdown for the whole population. Here's how people are reacting, from politicians to s [...]

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thelocal.at vor 84 Tagen
Analysis: Why are Covid infections in Austria rising and how worried should we be?

Analysis: Why are Covid infections in Austria rising and how worried should we be?

In the 24 hours leading to Friday, Austria reported 9,388 new Covid cases, not far off the all-time high of 9,586 from November 2020, while the high level of C [...]

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heute.at vor 94 Tagen
Zu wenig Know-How! Insignia greift Austria-Spitze an

"Zu wenig Know-How!" Insignia greift Austria-Spitze an

Dicke Luft bei der Austria! Der strategische Partner Insignia wehrt sich gegen Vorwürfe und teilt nun selbst gegen die Klubführung aus.

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thelocal.at vor 96 Tagen
How do Austria’s new plans on assisted suicide compare to others in Europe?

How do Austria’s new plans on assisted suicide compare to others in Europe?

As Austria sets out its plan for legalising assisting suicide from 2022 in response to a court ruling, we look at how this compares to other countries' legisla [...]

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thelocal.at vor 103 Tagen
How does childcare work in Austria?

How does childcare work in Austria?

Childcare can be a delicate topic and often varies from country to country. Here’s how the system works in Austria.

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vindobona.org vor 106 Tagen

Statistics Austria: Highest Public Deficit Since Records Began

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Austria has recorded its highest public deficit since the start of the record in 1954. The deficit in 2020 amounted to 8.9 percen [...]

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vindobona.org vor 198 Tagen

Public Transport in Austria: When and How Will the Low-Cost Flat-Rate

Before the end of 2021, it is to become possible to use all means of public transport throughout Austria for three Euros a day, as part of an annual ticket…

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thelocal.at vor 218 Tagen
How can I apply for dual citizenship in Austria?

How can I apply for dual citizenship in Austria?

It’s well-known that citizenship rules in Austria are strict. In fact, the Alpine country has a reputation for some of the toughest citizenship requirements in [...]

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thelocal.at vor 221 Tagen
EXPLAINED: How to apply for a residency permit in Austria

EXPLAINED: How to apply for a residency permit in Austria

Known as ‘third country’ citizens, people from outside the EU will need certain permits to live and work in Austria. Here is what you need to know.

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thelocal.at vor 233 Tagen
EXPLAINED: What is Austria’s Covid-19 immunity card and how do I get it?

EXPLAINED: What is Austria’s Covid-19 immunity card and how do I get it?

Austria is implementing a digital coronavirus immunity card to allow a return to normality. Here's what you need to know.

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vindobona.org vor 269 Tagen

How Austria Plans its Economic Recovery

The Austrian government has submitted its final plan for the European Reconstruction fund, in which projects for economic recovery are listed. These planned…

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thelocal.at vor 309 Tagen
What are the best things to do in spring in Austria?

What are the best things to do in spring in Austria?

There’s nothing to beat that feeling when the temperatures suddenly rise, the snow starts to melt and the sweet breezes of spring start to give everyone the fa [...]

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thelocal.at vor 326 Tagen
UPDATED: How can I get vaccinated for Covid-19 in Austria?

UPDATED: How can I get vaccinated for Covid-19 in Austria?

Are you a member of a risk group in Austria? Are you not? Here’s how you ensure access to the coronavirus vaccine.

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vindobona.org vor 354 Tagen

How the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement Benefits Austria

The EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) celebrates its second anniversary by adding 28 protected geographical indications, one of them important…

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