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Here you can learn about the Viennese slang word for the infamous, culinary tool, used in the violent process of preparing Wiener Schnitzels.
A major rollout initiated by the city government and the Wirtschaftskammer should ensure everyone can conduct PCR-tests from home
The coronavirus is shaping our lives. Here’s what happened in regards to COVID-19 in Austria in the week of Feb. 1-7, 2021.
Thanks to successive lockdowns and closed cinemas, streaming has become an even bigger part of our pandemic lives, and while many productions grinded to a halt last year, this spring’s lineup features an iconic superhero indulging in ’80s nostalgia, a Victorian sci-fi extravaganza, a comedy icon revisiting one of his most beloved characters, an animated Bollywood melodrama and a madcap Spanish road saga.
A practice commonly associated with Austrian government employees denoting that a civil servant is legally unfireable.
If your watchlist is in need of some fresh content this winter, check out Sky’s exclusive library full of prestige TV and blockbuster movies.
Lit. “e-card vacation;” colloquial Viennese slang for going on (paid) sick leave.
We collect the voices of Viennese who experienced last night’s events in the inner city.
Noun. Lit. Transdanubia, a popular nickname for the two Viennese districts beyond the Danube.
In this series, incredible women from the Women of Vienna (WoV) community tell their stories. Aiming to bridge communities and celebrate diversity, Metropole has partnered up with Women of Vienna to bring you a slice of Herstory.
Noun.Lit. “i-dot-rider;” A pedantic person; a stickler; someone who insists on dotting all “i’s” and crossing all “t’s.”
If you're looking for a new place, take this chance of a lifetime and move into The Student Hotel and flourish in a vibrant, like-minded environment.
AMADEUS International School Vienna would like to give something back to the world in this crazy situation, and is now offering two full scholarships to highly talented musicians and strong academics who are entering Grade 10 or 11.
With their holistic approach to education, Webster University is changing the game. Join their Digital Open House event for insight and inspiration.
Although the current situation is everything but easy on the labor market, things will certainly change again. Prepare now with the tips of our expert in recruiting.
Food & Drink
Small and cozy, eating at Patrick Sowa’s Seidengasse 31 is like having dinner in your living room.
Yale professor of medical history Frank Snowden’s sweeping analysis of pandemics over the centuries, concludes that while science advances, people do not. An unsettling but gripping read.
Science & Technology
The U.S. Pentagon funds critical studies in medicine and quantum physics in Austria. Does this threaten the country’s neutrality or academic freedom?
Austria's newest premier university, Central European University (CEU) is already an integral part of Vienna's academic community, settling in nicely ...