Work in Lower Austria

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Living &
Working in
Lower Austria

A guide for expats

A first overview.
About life, work, housing,
education, health and
leisure – here with
us in Lower Austria.

Welcome to
Lower Austria

We support you. Free of charge. From A to Z.
From getting your work permit to moving into your new home,
we guide you through the process.
Here’s to a good arrival, a smooth start and limitless well-being.
In Lower Austria. Your new, second home – for you and your family.

expat guidance
We will guide you

We are like a coach.
Right by your side.

Foto Wirtschaftszentrum St. Pölten

One location.
Many benefits!

Lower Austria. In the heart of Europe. High-performing, internationally recognized.

Foto Dame Labor Bildschirm Mikroskop

Particularly strong:
the high-tech hubs

Skilled workers, research funding & top companies on location.

Comprehensive & free:
our services

From idea to opening day. For your expansion to Austria.

Location matters.
Welcome to the heart of Europa

Lower Austria is situated in the heart of Europe and within easy reach of major cities such as Vienna, Munich, Bratislava, Budapest and Prague. Not only that, but in place is a superior international quality infrastruct-ure offering full service busi- ness support, modern road connections and Vienna Airport (VIE) that links west and east.

Technology matters.
High tech clusters in Lower Austria

Lower Austria is also a hub of high-tech. The consistent focus on cutting-edge tech- nologies and substantial funding of R&D have ensured Lower Austria its status as one of the most attractive and forward- thinking business locations for leading high-tech companies in the European region. Discover our Technopol program, with its specialized centers.

People matter.
Universities and colleges

Rated the No.1 country in the world in terms of quality of life – Austria just has it all. Lower Austria embodies these benefits as the historic core of the nation – a land of great diversity and contrasts, offering a nearly unlimited choice of cultural, recreational, leisure and holiday activities.

Life quality matters.
Natur, culture and security.

Rated the No.1 country in the world in terms of quality of life – Austria just has it all. Lower Austria embodies these benefits as the historic core of the nation – a land of great diversity and contrasts, offering a nearly unlimited choice of cultural, recreational, leisure and holiday activities.

Life quality matters

Situated in the heart of Europe,
(Lower) Austria convinces with a rich cultural heritage,
pleasant climate, well-developed infrastructure
and political stability.  

#1

most liveable country in the world
 (‘Quality of Life’ Index, IMD 2018)

#9

happiest country
in the world
(World Happiness Report 2020)

#1

in Europe regarding organic farming
22% of farmers are organic in Lower Austria

#4

worldwide in terms of  infrastructure
 (World Bank Ranking 2018)

unique

offer of universities and apprenticeships 
for an exceptional
career path

#1

‘wine- and strawberry-growing region’ in Austria
is Lower Austria

Economic facts

1.684.287

inhabitants
(2020)

120.889

companies
(Q3 2020)

+1,7%

real GDP growth
/year (2019)

€ 61.02 billion

GRP nominal
(2018)

823.000

employed
(2019)

approx. 50%

Export ratio
(2020)

Please note: All information has been researched carefully and to the best of our knowledge.
However, ecoplus International is not an authority and cannot provide legally binding information.
ecoplus International does not assume any responsibility for the topicality, correctness and completeness of the contents.

Get in touch

Do you have a job offer in Lower Austria?
Or would you like to invest and found a company here?
We will help you with your plans and guide you through the process.
Please contact us or have a look at “The essential guide to living and working in Austria – Lower Austria Edition”

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We are here for you.

We at ecoplus International give everything for your successful expansion to Austria and beyond.

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Lower Austria – front runner in the COVID-19 vaccination race!

Currently, more than 170 biotech companies around the world are participating in a race for COVID-19 vaccines – including the German biotech company BioNTech. The Lower Austrian company Polymun Scientific is involved in the production of the potential vaccine.

Bild: The Rase Against COVID-19
Foto Slavisa Milanovic

Your contact person

State & nonprofit. We at ecoplus International give everything for your successful expansion to Austria and beyond. Slavisa Milanovic is here for you.

An innovation from Lower Austria to fight the western corn rootworm

The company Lithos Crop Protect from the federal state of Lower Austria has developed an efficient and inexpensive method for pest control against the corn rootworm.

Foto Käfer Maisfeld

Now!

The best time for Lower Austria.

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