Living in Vienna

The Vienna Direct "living" section is a collection of resources for those who are living in the city permanently or temporarily.

One of the main issues for a foreigner is dealing with local bureaucracy. Things have changed for the better in Austria over the years, but your local Vienna district council office is still a place that you may end up visiting from time to time. Our council offices page has a list of locations and contact details for each of the offices.

City Hall, Vienna

English-speaking expats or visitors might find the embassy location useful - contact information and a map is available on the Vienna embassies page.

Health care is another issue for those visiting the city - a listing of hospitals can be found on our public hospitals or private hospitals pages.

As the former capital of an Empire which stretched across much of Europe, Vienna remains a cosmopolitan city. Places of worship are listed and located on the following pages: