Citizens‘ Service Center („Bürgerservice Center”)
The first and most important place to turn to for all kinds of matters is the Citizens’ Service Center in the New City Hall. Here you can take care of various official procedures in one single office as you registration of place or your active pass, which allows you to take advantage of cheaper public transport fares and other benefits.
Bürgerservice center (citizens‘ service center)
Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Neues Rathaus (New City Hall), Hauptstraße 1-5, 4041 Linz/Urfahr
- active passes
- Registration of places of residence, notice of departure from residences and changes in residences
- Confirmation of registration of place of residence
Monday and Thursday 7 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 - 6 p.m.,
Tuesday and Wednesday 7 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.,
Friday 7 a.m. – 2 p.m
At the beginning of the semester, there will also the possibility to registrate your place of residence on campus at the “ÖH-Sozialreferat”.
This semester should be an unforgettable time in your life. Only in a positive way of course!
Nevertheless, in case you should get in trouble - here are the most important numbers for emergencies:
Ambulance 144 („4“ looks like a wheelchair)
Police 133 („3“ looks like handcuffs)
Fire Department 122 („2“ looks like a fire hose)
European Emergency call 112
Mountain Rescue (Austria) 140
Emergency call 01-406 43 43
in case of poisoning
When you report an emergency, please provide the following information:
Where did it happen?
How many persons were wounded/are ill? What kinds of injuries/illnesses are involved?
Hospitals in Linz
Which hospitals are admitting patients?
You can find information as to which of the hospitals are admitting patients in a current edition of a local daily newspaper or in the internet: www.linz.at/akh/1489.asp
Pharmacies in Linz
This sign indicates the presence of a pharmacy.
The pharmacy closest to the campus is located in “Auhof Center” next to the tram station “Auhof - Universität”.
It’s opening hours are: Mo.-Fr. 8-12 am and 2-6 pm on Saturdays it is open from 8 to 12 am.
You can find the addresses of the pharmacies that are open at night, on weekends or on holidays in a current edition of a local daily newspaper. They are also posted on signs on the pharmacies in the area where you live. They are also listed in the internet under www.apotheker.or.at as well as in the ORF-Teletext on page 649.
(Central Ambulance Station) 0732-21 44
Ask at your pharmacy for a plan of the pharmacy service (a list showing which pharmacies have night, weekend or emergency service). If you go to a pharmacy at night, on the weekend or on a holiday, you must pay an additional fee of 1.30 euros (during the daytime) or 3.80 euros (at night from 8 pm to 8 am) (*Status 2013)