Helping international students and scientists settle in Austria is of great importance to IST Austria. As an interface with administrative staff, public authorities and other contact persons, its hospitality team provides newcomers with advice on visa, residence permit, relocation and housing matters, tax, medical care, etc. Additionally, they give practical information on finding a kindergarten or school for kids, requesting family allowance or child care allowance, applying for co-insurance of partners and children etc. Last but not least, the hospitality team plans, leads, and implements social activities and cultural programs for new arrivals.

You are welcome to benefit from services available through the hospitality team at IST Austria. If you have any issues, please contact us at