Living in Austria
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
|Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Austria
| Business and Economy in Austria
U.S. Commercial Service offers assistance to help U.S. businesses export goods and services to markets worldwide, including Austria.
Austriantrade.org, www.austriantrade.org, maintained by the Austrian Foreign Trade Promotion Organisation, promotes foreign trade with Austria.
American Chamber of Commerce in Austria, www.amcham.or.at; Porzellangasse 35, A-1090 Vienna, Austria; Tel: (43-1) 319 57 51; Fax: (43-1) 319 51 51; email@example.com.
| Embassies and Consulates for Austria
Embassy of Canada in Austria, www.kanada.at; Laurenzerberg 2/III, 1010 Wien; Tel: (43-1) 531 38 30 00; Fax: (43-1) 531 38 3321; firstname.lastname@example.org.
United States Embassy in Austria, www.usembassy.at; Boltzmanngasse 16, 1090 Wien; Tel: (43-1) 313 39; Fax: (43-1) 310 06 82; email@example.com.
British Embassy in Austria, www.britishembassy.at; Jauresgasse 12, 1030 Wien; Tel: (43-1) 716 13 - 0; Fax: (43-1) 716 13 - 2999; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Austrian Embassy in the UK, www.aussenministerium.at/london; 18, Belgrave Mews West, London SW1X 8HU; Tel: (44-20) 7235-3731; fax: (44-20) 7344-0292; email@example.com.
Austrian Embassy in the USA, www.austria.org; 3524 International Court N.W., Washington D.C. 20008; Tel: (202) 895 67 00; fax: (202) 895 67 50; firstname.lastname@example.org.
| Expatriate Websites and Resources for Austria
FAWCO (Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas), www.fawco.org, is an international network to support American women living abroad with over 70 member clubs worldwide, including Austria:
American Women's Association of Vienna, www.awavienna.com.
Askalo Austria www.askalo.at is a Q&A community which allows expats to ask their own questions about any local topic and share their own tips and recommendations. This is an expat tool to help everyone discover useful experiences in all major cities across Austria.
Auslaender.at, www.auslaender.at, is an information portal for foreigners living in Austria.
AboutAustria.org is a travel guide for Austria, with a section on Living in Austria.
The German Way provides useful information on German culture, customs, business and education, with a section on Living in Austria.
Expat Exchange provides a wealth of resources and articles, as well as a forum.The site has a few useful articles and links about Austria.
Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for Austria.
Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates, has a section on Austria, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
Meetup lists group meetings in cities around the world to help bring people with common interests together and promote the development of active local communities. Search for expatriate groups in Austria all over the country.
Newcomers Club Worldwide Directories is a worldwide directory of newcomers clubs for newly arrived expatriates, including Austria.
Tales from a Small Planet, www.talesmag.com, is a webzine with news, stories, links, excellent message boards, and other resources for travelers and expatriates; The Austria section features "Real Post Reports" by expatriates , as well as useful links.
BritishExpats.com is a website dedicated to British expats around the world, including a general forum on Europe.
British Expat is a site for British citizens living abroad, featuring a British Expat Forum, with a section on Austria.
| Government and International Organizations in Austria
Federal Chancellery Austria, www.austria.gv.at, provides a lot of general information about Austria.
European Union - Delegation of the European Commission to the United States, www.eurunion.org; 2300 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037; Tel: (202) 862-9500; Fax: (202) 429-1766.
Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations, www.aussenministerium.at/newyorkov or www.un.int/austria, provides general information about culture, politics and the economy, as well as a variety of useful links--or visit the United Nations web portal at www.un.org/english or www.un.int.
CanadaEuropa, www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/canadaeuropa, is the website of the European Bureau of Foreign Affairs Canada (FAC), with a section on Austria.
| News and Media in Austria
Die Presse, www.diepresse.at
Kidon Media Link is an online directory of world newspapers and news media, has an extensive listing of news media in Austria.
Live-radio.net provides continuously updated links to thousands of online radio stations worldwide, including Austria.
Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Austria.
| Recommended Reading on Austria
Rick Steves' Vienna, Salzburg & Tirol
Austria Eyewitness Travel Guide
Lonely Planet Austria
Michelin Green Guide Austria
Insight Guide Austria
Culture Shock! Austria: A Guide to Customs & Etiquette
Adventuring in the Alps
| Travel Information on Austria
Austria.com, is a tourism website for Austria with lots of information.
Austria.info, www.austria.info, and www.austria-tourism.at, is the website of the Austrian National Tourist Office, with lots of travel information about Austria. Austrian National Tourist Office; Margaretenstrasse 1, A-1040 Vienna, Austria; Tel: +43 (0)1 588 66-0; Fax: +43 (0)1 588 66-20.
London Office: Austrian National Tourist Office; 9-11 Richmond Buildings London W1D 3HF; Tel: (44 0) 20 7440 3830; Fax: (44 0) 20 7449 3848; email@example.com.
New York Office: Austrian National Tourist Office, Travel Information Center; P.O. Box 1142, New York, NY 10018-1142; Tel: (212) 944-6880; Fax: (212) 730-4568; firstname.lastname@example.org.
AboutAustria.org, www.aboutaustria.org, is a tourist and travel guide to Austria.
Eurotrotter.com provides useful links and resources for travelers, with a section on Austria.
Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information. Check out the link for Austria.
Rough Guides Destinations offers useful travel advice and information for most countries, including Austria.
Compiled by Volker Poelzl