LE Kompass – your road map to Leoben

Moving to a new city can be challenging for anyone, and we here at LE Kompass want to ensure you have a smooth transition into the Leoben community. We are happy to guide and assist you on your new and exciting path ahead.

LE Kompass
is your
road map
to Leoben.

We provide services and information on

  • Moving to Leoben and the necessities involved (e.g. residence registration)
  • Housing and employment
  • Leisure activities, clubs, and associations
  • Family services such as schools, kindergartens, etc.
  • The requirements for obtaining the LE-student grant

We also provide assistance in

  • Facilitating contact and communications with other institutions and authorities
  • Organise a welcome feast and other events

Who can use the services of LE Kompass?

Everyone moving to our lovely city is welcome to make use of our free services, which we can adjust to your personal needs. Especially:

  • National professionals and expats including their families
  • International professionals and expats including their families
  • Founders interested in living in Leoben
  • National and international students

International Professionals and Expatriates

Help with visits
to authorities.
Finding language
classes. Other areas
where help adapting
to a new life may be needed.

Founders and Start-Ups

Facilitating contact
with founder
Information on
living in Leoben.

National and International Students

Help with
the residence.
grant and
city walk.

Excited about leoben yet?

  • Second largest city in Styria
  • 1.350 companies from start-ups to global leaders
  • High-tech region surrounded by nature
  • 6 crèches & 10 kindergartens
  • Numerous schools and education facilities
  • University of Leoben and research centres
  • Dynamic housing market
  • High quality of life with diverse leisure time activities from culture to sports
  • Modern shopping centre in the city centre
  • Good public transport and freeway connection to Graz, Vienna and Salzburg

To-do List

  • Valid employment contract or student visa
  • Valid residence permit
  • Compulsory health insurance
  • Housing
  • Registering residence within 3 days of moving („Meldezettel“)
  • Bank account
  • Children: crèches, kindergarten or school
  • Children: afternoon care
  • Internet and telephone contract
  • Get to know Leoben