Studying alone is not all. There is plenty to do in Wels besides. There is a rich cultural programme and many leisure activities. Wels can also be the springboard to career success as it is a dynamic economic centre with excellent transport connections. In recent years it has become a strong educational partner for industry and the economy with its university courses.
Wels castle, the baroque town hall and the remnants of the Roman town OVILAVA are visible evidence of the 2000-year history of the town. Today Wels is a pulsating centre with an international reputation which is promoted by Wels Fair and the innovative economic power of the small and medium-sized companies in the environs.
Wels main square with its 64 town houses from a variety of style epochs, Wels castle, the Minoriten and many other sights are waiting to be discovered:
Inhabitants: around 57.000
Area: 45,92 km²
Height above sea level: 317 m