Abdo Assaf

Abdo Assaf is currently studying English and American studies at the University of Vienna. He did not plan to stay in Vienna at first, but after one day and a few conversations with some locals at the Hauptbahnhof, the decision was clear. A few years later, there is no place he would rather call home more than Vienna.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Schönbrunn Palace

From humble beginnings as a hunting lodge to the opulent summer residence of the Habsburg dynasty, Schönbrunn palace is a treasure trove of historical anecdotes.

Integration and Its Challenges

With all their good intentions, the integration courses of the ÖIF are a blunt instrument, lectures when they should be discussions and often counterproductive.