If you’re coming to Austria as a student or researcher, you’ve likely done your homework. You know that the quality of education is excellent, and that life as a student can be sweet.
The excitement of living independently in a foreign city, meeting interesting new people at parties – newcomers take full advantage of an exciting European lifestyle. But there are certain things you can’t know before arriving, like the Austrian bureaucracy! While life here is so enjoyable, it also comes with a major drawback: The bureau of immigration, otherwise known as the dreaded MA35.
Forget exams, this is the one thing you need to really prepare for as a foreign student in Austria!
Bureaucracy: Blessing or Curse?
The government organizes all aspects of daily life. Savvy locals may have a…