Welcome to the very first issue of the Expat Newsletter. Here we will offer you regular information and news in a nutshell focusing on “expatriates in Vienna”. Have you just moved to Vienna? Or have you been living here for a long time? Are you or your company considering settling in Vienna? Regardless of which phase in life you are in at the present time, this newsletter features various topics concerning living and working in Vienna which could be of interest to you. In addition to economic and legal changes as well as tips on everyday life in Vienna, we would like to give you a better understanding of the city and its seasonable particularities.
We are sitting here in the very spacious and modern premises of the Expat Center Vienna. What was the reason for establishing the Expat Center in this form?
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Greater freedom of movement for citizens of the new EU member states on the European labor market.
The transitional period for the final liberalization of the Austrian labor market applying to employees from some of the “new” EU-Member states expires on April 30, 2011. What does this mean for expatriates?
People in Vienna love to celebrate and enjoy doing so. Accordingly, the number of holidays and festive days is quite high. In particular, hardly a single day goes by after Christmas without a ball or dance event taking place in Vienna. During this time of year, which is called “Fasching” in German, the Viennese like to take to the dance floor to kick up their heals and float over the dance floor in three-quarter time in their magnificent formal evening attire.
The Vienna Ice Dream 2011: Skating in the Heart of Vienna.
On January 20th, 2011, the park in front of Vienna’s Town Hall will once again be transformed into a “winter wonderland”. The Vienna Ice Dream where people of different ages can test their skating skills, located just a few steps away from the Expat Center, will be open until March 6th.
Do you feel anything was missing? Do you think there are any topics that should definitely be covered? Please let us know. We are grateful for your input.