Find Your Community Away From Home: Austrian Resources

At GBSB Global Business School, the enrolled student population is as diverse as the cities of Barcelona and Madrid. Here, at GBSB Global, students are surrounded by a multicultural community that caters to an eager, yet, business minded students looking for an exceptional study abroad experience.

In a series of publications, GBSB Global Business School is providing community guides to assist students venturing to Spain to further their academic career at one of the GBSB Global locations. By providing essential information linking individuals to their native country, we hope to make the transition to our Barcelona or Madrid campuses a positive and smooth one.

Resources for Austrian Residents in Barcelona and Madrid Studying Abroad at GBSB Global Business School

In addition to the beautiful landscape and beaches, Spain has a lot to offer, some of the most impressionable showings of Austrian artists, outside of Austria, reside here. Collections from Austrian artist, such as Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, and Friedensreich Hundertwasser are a few of the more prominent artists that have been displayed throughout Spain. The popular architectural designs created by Friedensreich Hundertwasser can be closely linked to the equivocal works of the Spanish artist Antoni Gaudí, which can be seen throughout Barcelona and Spain.

The Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona and the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid have exhibited the works of Austrian artists Mario Dilitz, Herman Kitsch, as well as the esteemed Gustav Klimt.

Austrian artists have contributed to the culture scene in Spain, via exhibitions at the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid, and others.
With Spain’s interest in the inclusivity of cultures, Austria’s footprints can be found all over the city and country if you look deeply.

Austrian Honorary Consulate General in Barcelona
Marià Cubí, 7, 1°, 2a 08006 Barcelona, Spain
TELEPHONE: (+34) 93 368 60 03
EMAIL: barcelona@consuladodeaustria.com
info@consuladodeaustria.com
The Austrian Consulate in Barcelona is not the only Austrian consular office in the region. Austrian consulates can be found in the cities of: Barcelona, Bilbao, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Seville, and Valencia.

Austrian Embassy in Madrid, www.bmeia.gv.at/oeb-madrid
Paseo de la Castellana 91/9 ° 28046 Madrid, Spain
TELEPHONE: + 34/91 556 53 15
EMAIL: madrid-ob@bmeia.gv.at
METRO: Santiago Bernabeu (L-10) / Nuevos Ministerios (L-6, L-8)
MOBILE TELEPHONE: (+34) 670 519 57 in case of emergencies

Social Groups of International Expats

Austrian Cultural Forum in Madrid, www.bmeia.gv.at/kf-madrid
The Austrian Cultural Forum of Madrid promotes an assortment of cultural initiatives and projects in Spain. They are especially focused on the mediation of the current artistic and cultural happenings in Austria.

Asociación Benéfica Austriaca Madrid
The Beneficial Association Austria is a non-profit association, which aims to help Austrians who permanently or temporarily live in Spain. They are also focused on strengthening therelationship between Spain and Austria through cultural activities and the like.

InterNations: www.internations.org

Meetup: www.meetup.com

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