Middle Earth to Middle Europe Tour – Live Music – Sept/Oct 2016

Solid Cream – a group of New Zealanders from Christchurch, are going to be touring Austria and playing a number of dates in and around Vienna in late September and the first half of October. They’ll be playing with Austria’s Edi Fenzl Band and the High Street Blues Collective. Details about their shows and ticketing will…

Weekly painting classes with Abby Brown

A young artist, Abby Brown, is offering painting classes – which might be of interest to our users. If you sign up for the class, let her know that you found out about the class through Vienna Expats. We’ve included some further information from her class description to give you a better idea about what…

Assistant Position – until the end of 2017 at the Swiss Permanent Mission to the OSCE

There is a temporary position from 01.10.2016 until the end of 2017 at the Swiss Permanent Mission to the OSCE in Vienna for an assistant. The Swiss Mission to the OSCE is looking for a team-assistant speaking English, German and at least some passive French!

Job Opening – Regional Services Manager – Aramark

Aramark (http://www.aramark.ie and http://www.aramark.de) are looking to start hiring in Austria, with the first position being for the role of Regional Services Manager, with the following qualifications: An Austrian degree in law or business administration or facility management is mandatory. At least one year of working experience within an Austrian facility management firm or passing…

Pickpickerl area extends to 18th from 5 September 2016

Just a reminder for those of you who live in the 18th district and drive a vehicle – as of the 5 September 2016 you will need a resident’s parking permit to park on the street. General info on parking permits, the specific areas where it applies and the application process etc. is also available…

Rail Travel in Austria

Following a massive redevelopment of the site occupied by Vienna’s old Südbahnhof, Vienna’s new fully operational Hauptbahnhof is Vienna’s rail hub, as well as having a wide range of shops. Where previously travelling through Vienna from Western Europe meant arrival at the Westbahnhof and then a tram or U-Bahn transfer to the Südbahnhof for onward…

Some advice for looking for jobs

The very nature of expat life, particularly for trailing spouses, is often one where there is a great deal of insecurity and where finding a job is very difficult. Often you are being immersed into a previously unknown culture, and while your partner has a good package, relocation benefits, your own search for employment often…