City of Innsbruck
30,000 citizens from around 150 different countries spread international flair in our city every day. Innsbruck is a city of sports, education, culture, business and tourism. A large number of international sporting events, around 100,000 jobs and more than 3 million overnight stays per year speak for themselves. Every third resident is in education.
Innsbruck is the city of short distances. Mobility and infrastructure are very important. New urban areas are constantly being developed. To this end, we are currently implementing the largest infrastructure project after the Brenner Base Tunnel: the tram and regional train, in which an investment volume of around 400 million euros is being invested.
At the same time, Innsbruck is a city where people count, regardless of where they come from. Respect and humanity for every human being are very important in our Alpine city.
University of Innsbruck
The University of Innsbruck is the largest research and education institution in western Austria, with more than 28,000 students and 4,500 staff and faculty members. Located in the heart of the Alps, the University of Innsbruck offers excellent facilities for research and teaching in a spectacular environment. International rankings confirm the university’s important role in scientific research, in 2016 its scientists produced almost 4,000 publications. The University of Innsbruck is very well integrated into the European research and education network. Through some 400 partnerships and numerous agreements it has established important relationships with institutes and universities worldwide. Within this productive environment the university‘s 16 faculties provide a broad spectrum of programmes in all fields of study.
The University of Innsbruck is a research university with sixteen faculties. The major areas of research are in the fields of physics, Alpine space – man and environment, cultural encounters – cultural conflicts, scientific computing and the molecular biosciences. There are also four interdisciplinary research platforms involving the collaboration of various faculties and 41 research centres in a structure designed to promote networking and collaboration between scientists in different disciplines. International higher education rankings regularly prove that the University of Innsbruck plays a distinguished role as an education and research institution in the European higher education system and enjoys an outstanding international reputation in many fields of research. The importance of its status as a research and education institution can be seen in the numerous award-winning alumni and current and former scientists teaching and researching at the University. Many scientific cutting-edge discoveries have been made at this institution.
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