Austria is an ideal country for studying

Paar mit Skiern und Skistöcken aus Karton © OeAD/Gianmaria Gava

A versatile cultural offer, the varied landscape, great social security, economic stability and a broad spectrum of educational options make Austria an excellent place to live and study.

Brief facts about Austria

  • Area: 83.845 square km
  • Inhabitants: 8.7 million (2016)
  • Capital: Vienna
  • Biggest cities: Vienna 1.8 million, Graz 270,000, Linz 193,814, Salzburg 146,600, Innsbruck 124,579
  • Population: Austrians 81.1 percent, Germans 2.7 percent, Turks 2.2 percent, other 14 percent
  • Neighbouring countries: Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland
  • Famous Austrians Sigmund Freud, Wolfgang A. Mozart, Gustav Klimt, Maria Theresia, Lise Meitner, Elfriede Jelinek, Ingeborg Bachmann, Erwin Schrödinger, to name but a few.

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