Austria: Who Are You and Why Are You Here? – Getting Your Visa

Since my little feux pas in Frankfurt, I was so relieved to find out that the ESN program at AAU offered a visa trip for North American students attending the University of Graz as well as AAU.  In total the trip was 90 euro which included the bus trip to Ljubjlna, Slovenia, a trip to…

Austria: Here, There Be Dragons…

IM SUMPF UM KLAGENFURT HAUSTE EINST DER LINDWURM, MIT DESSEN TOD DIE SAGE DIE GRUNDUNG DIESER STADT VERBINDET.  ULRICH VOGELSANG SCHLUG UM 1600 DAS KLAGENFURTER WAPPENTIER AUS EINEM BLOCK; DER MEISTER DES GURKER ALTARS, HÖNEL, SCHUF 1636 DEN HERKULES. Translation:  IN THE SWAMP AROUND KLAGENFURT LIVED ONCE THE LINDWURM, WITH WHOES DEATH THE LEGEND CONNECTS…

Austria: “Alles Klar Herr Kommissar?” – Nightlife in Klagenfurt

Klagenfurt is a rather small city, but there is plenty to do on the weekends!  From bars, clubs, pubs to Cat Cafes and museums: you’ll always find something to do!  Here, I’ll talk about what the nightlife in Klagenfurt has to offer! ESN/ ÖH / DORM PARTIES ESN and the student union are CONSTANTLY having…

Austria: Weekend trip suggestions

Though charming and breathtakingly beautiful, Klagenfurt is a small city.  In fact, the entire Bundesland (State) of Carinthia (Kärnten) has a population of about 500,000; 100,000 of which live in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee.  So, it’s only natural that you may want to, you know… go somewhere else.  Luckily, there is a Flixbus stop here as…

Austria: über mich – a very belated introduction

Prologue Wow! So I have been here almost three months already and let me tell you: it’s been crazy… My advisor unfortunately fell ill and so I was never able to meet with him… so basically from February 16 (my first full day here) until around March 12 I was scrambling trying to figure everything…

Austria: For Posterity

*DISCLAIMER* The following is not an account of my adventures here in Europe, but a practical guide to navigating things here at Alpen Adria Universität (from here on AAU).  It can be rather complicated, and as the first ever Ole Miss student to come here, I thought it wise to give some advice and go…