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It is a magnet for visitors from all over the world: Lake Wörthersee. It is the centre for culinary delights, joie de vivre and culture, especially in the summer. Plenty of highlights await you a mere 900 steps from the University of Klagenfurt.

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Living a mere stone’s throw from the university

Living in a community full of people and still somehow finding enough space for oneself: Hannes from Oberwart in Burgenland tells us why he chose to live in a student dorm in Klagenfurt. Read more

Klagenfurt – City of Culture

Nothing doing culturally? Not so: It’s all happening in Carinthia, and across all genres of art! To start with, the province is internationally renowned for its great wealth of artists and for hosting the largest annual literary competition in the German language in its capital, Klagenfurt. Literary giants such as Ingeborg Bachmann, Robert Musil or the Nobel laureate Peter Handke all hail from Carinthia. So does Austria’s most famous painter, Maria Lassnig. Live literature can be experienced all year round in the Musil House, as well as in the museum housed there, and in the Musil Institute above it, right across the road from Klagenfurt’s main railway station.

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Hidden spots around Lake Wörthersee: they do exist!

Find out where you can relax on the shores of Lake Wörthersee in the summer without spending a lot of money and without crowds of tourists.

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