Work and study
The inhabitants of the south alpine space have traditionally relied on trade and cottage industries. There are now also hundreds of tourism companies, offering a pleasant and carefree holiday at any time of year. Companies with international links exploit the favourable location of the south alpine space to operate successfully around the world.
SPRINGBOARD FOR CAREERS IN THE SOUTH ALPINE SPACE
The regional centres of Upper Carinthia, East Tyrol and the Val Pusteria are important transport hubs, and can be easily reached by bus, train or car. The extensive public transport network also makes life considerably easier for students. The area provides middle schools, high schools, professional high schools and business academies. There are also various polytechnics, private technical high schools for mechatronics in Lienz and Spittal, a school of general medicine and nursing, and an agricultural institute.
GLOBAL LINKS FOR BETTER EDUCATION
The Trilingual Free University of Bolzano has a campus in Brunico offering courses in Tourism, Sport and Event Management. The Carinthia University of Applied Sciences in Spittal an der Drau provides courses in civil engineering and architecture and, through its “International Relations Office”, maintains close collaborative relationships with 120 partner universities around the world. The Campus Technik Lienz offers four or five-year courses in advanced mechatronic engineering.