Herzlich Willkommen, and a warm welcome to our expat community in Linz, Austria! InterNations is the destination for expats around the globe, and we're here to help you navigate through the obstacles and hassle of moving to a foreign land. By joining InterNations, you will be able to find answers to all the questions that are currently on your mind about moving abroad. These may be questions such as, "what is the quality of life in Linz?", "how high is the cost of living?ʺ, or "where are the nightly hotspots?". These questions and more are addressed by our experienced members, who are always glad to help out a fellow expat. InterNations is therefore your door to the Linz and Austrian international community. We aim to support you not only in reaching out to other global minds such as yourself, but also in developing a full understanding of the Austrian way of life. As the third-largest city in Austria, Linz is rich in history, beautiful architecture, and boasts a vibrant music scene.
The vibrant city of Linz is located right in the center of Europe. This charming city is characterized by many historical buildings, including the biggest church in Austria, the Mariä Empfängnis Dom. The city's music and arts scene thrives due to excellent funding from all levels of government, and as such the atmosphere is generally relaxed and easy to fall in love with. In 2014, Linz was named a UNESCO Creative City, a distinction only given to seven other cities in the world. As such, museums (with English translation) and music venues are plentiful.
InterNations is a friendly community of people that have gone through a careful approval process and respect our guiding principles of trust, honesty, and polite and friendly behavior. Feel free to pose questions on any topic relevant to living in Linz. It can relate to anything from issues with acquiring a visa, to less serious issues like where you can get the most authentic slice of pizza! Depending on your interests, you might also want to join one of the many local and regional events organized regularly. Whether you live in Linz, Vienna, or Salzburg, enjoy bowling, are an avid foodie, or are looking to brush up on your German, there will be a get-together to match your needs. Indeed, continuing your favorite activities after moving abroad is one of the main ingredients for a successful move. Finally, don't forget to check out the larger social and networking events organized by InterNations — they're your way of connecting with our global community!