Welcome to Innsbruck!
Located in the heart of the Alps in the Inn valley, Innsbruck is the capital of Tyrol. This landlocked alpine province of Austria is located between Southern Tyrol (Italy) to the South, Salzburg and Carinthia (Austria) to the East, Vorarlberg (Austria) and Switzerland to the West and Germany to the North.
This city of around 150.000 is an world-renowned winter sports centre and hosted the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics. Being a hot spot for outdoor enthusiasts in summer as well, the surrounding mountains offer a multitude of possibilities for hiking, biking, climbing, rafting and much more!
A traditional town in principle, Innsbruck did not stop developing and has many faces today - ranging from traditional and historical to progressive and alternative. The city features vibrant cafés and clubs, modern architecture and trendy designer stores as well as rural-style houses, historical palaces, numerous churches and traditional establishments.
And most of all, Innsbruck definitely is a good place to spend ones student days...! Hosting several state and private universities and other academic institutions (dating back as far as 1669 AD!), the city is a large student hub in the western part of Austria, accomodating approx. 27.000 students.
This site is dedicated to introducing the city to you and providing a comprehensive guide to living and studying in Innsbruck - featuring a lot of background info on culture and history. Furthermore you find a customized listing of pubs and restaurants and nightlife venues as well as some hints on accomodation and shopping.
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