Work and Live in Graz
AVL’s headquarters is located in Graz, the capital of the Austrian province of Styria. With its high standard of living and great amenities, Graz is an enjoyable place to live. Education and research play a major role in Styria. With a research rate of close to 5% of its GDP, the region ranks amongst the elite in Europe. Styria’s five universities (four of which are here in Graz), numerous research institutions and universities of applied sciences contribute significantly to the region’s success.
Not too big and not too small, Graz has a wealth of attractions, a rich history of innovative art and a wide range of activities that will leave culture lovers spoilt for choice. There is always something going on in the city. Do you like going to the cinema or theater? Perhaps you prefer the opera? The night life is impressive and diverse, as are the award-winning restaurants, wine bars and coffee houses.
Graz is an especially family-friendly city, and amongst all the parks and gardens you will easily find the perfect spot for a family picnic. The city is also ideal for sports enthusiasts, with football and ice hockey games always drawing big crowds. Fitness fanatics can also rejoice as the Graz Marathon takes place every October. If that is not enough, within an hour you can be in the vineyards of Southern Styria or on the nearby ski slopes. Even neighboring Slovenia is only a short drive away and a great destination for bike rides.
With its well-developed public transportation system, Graz is easy to get around. Its 6 tram lines and 24 bus routes will help you get around quickly. The city is also bike-friendly, and you can easily reach AVL ‘s headquarters from any corner of the city thanks to a network of cycle lanes.
Home to some of the brightest minds in Europe, Graz is not just a great place to work, but it is also a great place to live.