Founded in 2015, Metropole is an independent media platform for internationals in Vienna and the leading English-language news outlet in Austria.

With its daily news, online articles, quarterly print magazine, events and guidance, Metropole has helped millions of people get settled, better their lives, and discover new things in Vienna.



Self-employed in Austria readers and followers qualify for a 20% discount for any annual subscription of your choice.

This includes:

  • Digital version of the magazine,

  • Access to premium content on the website

  • Digital access to the archive

  • Invitations to subscriber-only events

  • Weekly newsletter “Your Guide to Austria’s Latest News”

  • Access to subscriber-only special offers and sweepstakes

  • And 4 print issues of the magazine, delivered to your door (if you decide to go for a Print & Digital option)

The discount coupon is: selfemployed20. To redeem the coupon go to The coupon is valid till 31.12.2021.

Whether you moved to Vienna to work, study, or for love, or have lived here most of your life, the international Viennese have made it to one of the most vibrant, successful, and connected cities in the world. Metropole is here to guide readers through it, help them share its best bits so they can do more of what they love and be proud to call Vienna their hometown.

With the Print & Digital Subscription, you get all the benefits of print, with all the flexibility of digital: access to every current issue, weekly news briefings, free access to our events and much more. Read Metropole on your tablet or phone during your morning commute and save the print copy for your weekend breakfast! 


Whether you’re new to Vienna or want to help a friend get settled, Vienna Survival Guides are just what you’ve been looking for. These comprehensive guides light a path in the dense forest of Austrian bureaucracy. So, avoid the headaches and save valuable time and money – both are better spent enjoying life in Vienna! Coming soon: Survival Guide for Tax & Law (Fall 2021)

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