Living in Wels

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Student Homes in Wels

Opening in September 2017
Georg Oberhaidinger Haus

Wohnheim für Studierende in Wels
Obermüllnerstraße 11
4600 Wels
Tel: +43 690 8012894 / +43 690 8012893
Web: http://www.ooe-heimbauverein.a...

Das Studentenwohnheim Oberhaidinger in Wels von außen

Kolpinghaus Wels
Kolpingstr. 20
4600 Wels
Tel. +43 7242 46554 0

Das Kolpingheim in Wels von außen.

Flat/Apartment Market

Leisure & Student Life

There's a lot to do in Wels

Wels offers all the facilities and events of a modern, world-welcoming town. Its reputation as a shopping and fair centre extends beyond Austria’s borders.

These advantages combined with optimum rail, air (airport 15 minutes away) and road connections (direct connection to all motorways/highways) make Wels an ideal place for events.

A considerable advantage of the position of the three event venues, the town hall, the Bosch Hall and the Minoriten is the vicinity of numerous 3-and 4 star hotels (with a capacity of 850 beds).

Wels gastronomy offers everything from homecooking in the pubs to top restaurants for the gourmet.

Student Life in Wels

A well-functioning team is a basic requirement for student representation. At the FH Upper Austria Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences in Wels, the campus team consists of 4 students who take care of your concerns as a student. At the Wels campus, the campus office provides the following services:

  • Manage and issue canteen vouchers
  • Advising students
  • Organising game nights, thirst games and other events
  • Improving the student environment

We need you! Shape your student life!

If you want to actively work on student life in Wels, tell us here:

Advantages for you:

  • gain social and leadership experience (project planning and execution. Teamwork)
  • Social Points (can be accredited for semesters abroad and achievement grants)
  • confirmation of activity on completion of studies
  • possibility of participation in further education workshops and seminars

Culture & Events

Wels tells story(ies)

Wels: A dynamic city in the heart of Upper Austria

Studying alone is not everything. Wels also has a lot to offer. You can enjoy a wide range of cultural and leisure activities in your free time. And as a dynamic business location with excellent transport connections, Wels may also be a springboard for your professional career. Over the last few years, this up-and-coming city has established itself as a strong training partner for industry and business with its university of applied sciences courses.

Wels Castle, the baroque town hall and the stone witnesses of the Roman city of OVILAVA are all visible signs of the city's 2000-year history. Today, Wels is a vibrant center with an international reputation. This is due to the Wels trade fair as well as the innovative economic power of the small and medium-sized enterprises in the greater area of the city.

Stadtplatz Wels mit Ledererturm

Experience culture in Wels

Wels is an ideal city to stroll around and enjoy. And an 800-year-old city of stories. On the town square, the architectural styles of centuries flow harmoniously into one another - like the notes of a perfectly arranged symphony. Yet the foundations of Wels reach much further into the past, back to Roman times.

Cultural institutions such as the archaeological collections in the Minorites, Wels Castle, Kaiserpanorama,, Welios®, the extensive gastronomic offer, shopping experience and numerous events - a diverse cultural offer invites you.

Events in the city of Wels

No chance of boredom! Wels can look forward to an exciting year. Wels Marketing & Touristik GmbH and the tourism association are presenting attractive activities, campaigns and events.

Stadtfest Wels
Quelle: Tourismusverband Region Wels

Weekly markets and shopping

Wels also invites you to linger with its numerous weekly markets, stores and restaurants.

Welser Wochenmarkt
Quelle: Tourismusverband Region Wels