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Carinthian International Center

Supporting expats since 2009

Your onboarding assistants

We are a full-service agency for qualified internationals and their families in Carinthia (Austria, Europe), providing the best possible support during the arrival process with counseling, accompaniment, and a comprehensive educational program.

Start your German language journey in 2024 with CIC! From beginner to advanced levels, our courses cater to all. Secure your spot now and elevate your…

On Thursday 29th February at 6 pm discover essential insights on the school registration process, requirements, diverse options, preschool, and other…

On Tuesday 5th of March at 9.30 at "die Genießerei" join us in Villach for a delightful gathering, where you can connect with other internationals…

Regular monthly get togethers to meet up international and local people and get to know each other. Click on for registration and save the dates.

On Monday, 11th March at 9.00 join our Online Talk: "Employment and onboarding of international employees" with Austrian Business Agency (ABA)

On Friday, 22nd of March at 18.00 we invite our CIC members to Special Event - CIC Get-Together in Klagenfurt. Come and relax on a Friday evening,…

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About Us

The Carinthian International Center, as a leading relocation, destination and dual career service center, provides its high-quality and reliable services to all foreign professionals based in Carinthia. The integration of partners and family members is an indispensable part of the service package. Training and educational offers for international professionals and their families form an essential cornerstone in the CIC; investments in these offers are important impulses for the Carinthian economy and create or secure jobs.

The CIC also offers a variety of networking formats. Local and international professionals get to know each other and learn to see experiences from other perspectives. Many times, this results in friendships, mentor-mentee relationships and a social environment built on openness and trust.

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CIC Board

The Board of the CIC consist of the following members since July 6th, 2021:

Honorary President: Mag. a Dr.in (hc) Monika Kircher

Chair: DI Dr. Michael Marketz, Kärnten Netz GmbH, Kelag

Deputy Chair: Mag. Gero Springer, Springer Maschinenfabrik GmbH

Treasurer: Mag. Christiana Zenkl, Infineon Technologies Austria

Deputy Treasurer: Mag.a Karin Kern, KPMG Austria

Secretary: Ao.Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Gernot Mödritscher, Universität Klagenfurt

Dual Career Couples

Training and educational offers form an essential cornerstone of the CIC and are an indispensable part of our service.

With our program for Dual Career Couples, we coach spouses on their path to finding a suitable job or setting up their own business in Carinthia. Our career consultants arrange individual coaching sessions, put together a career plan and organize tailor made and highly customized workshops to suit your and your potential employer’s needs in Carinthia. The duration of the program depends on your language skills and can range from 6 to 15 months. At the end of each personal learning journey, matching session with potential employers are organized.

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CIC Summerkids Program

Our "Summerkids program" is a multilingual and multicultural kids leisure activity-program organized and hosted by the CIC for children aged from 6 to 12. The children are accompanied by qualified English- and German-speaking educators in fun and stimulating activities.

During the summer months we are offering an 8 -week-long summer program in the Villach Ossiacher See region, starting at 7:30 a.m and finishing at 4:30 p.m. Each camp day has a different core topic, such as water, arts & crafts, sport, nature, dance & music and so forth. Kids spend time together exploring the core topics, play games and sports, learn new things about each other and participate in excursions around Carinthia. We place particular emphasis on a varied program that is geared towards the needs of the children.

Registration is open NOW!

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Become an individual member

You would like to meet people from all over the world, improve your German and/or English language skills and love to engage with people from different countries and cultures then the CIC is the right place for you. With our broad variety of networking events from coffee mornings to networking evenings, from Dragon Boat Cup to Colorful Kirchtag as well as our highly recommended expert talks on living and working in Carinthia we create a basis of trust and collaboration, where locals meet internationals and mentor-mentee relationships, and friendships are formed.

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Become a company member

You are looking to attract highly skilled employees from EU and third countries and would like to relocate and support them during their arrival and integration process in Carinthia.

Well, then you just need to sign up here and we will be happy to support you and your potential new employees on their journey to Carinthia. As a member you will enjoy several benefits, just to name a few:

  • A full page on our website including text and logo, your HR representative as well as a link to your open positions.
  • A monthly newsletter for your HR with anonymized applicant profiles.
  • Talks from experts about living and working in Carinthia, including the RWR-Card process.
  • Orientation sessions for your new hires either at your location or in our offices.
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Our mission is to be a full-service agency for highly qualified international workers and their families in Carinthia, providing them with the best possible support during the arrival process with counseling, accompaniment and a comprehensive educational program.

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Join our activities

    Once a month join us in the invigorating spirit of fresh air and outdoor exercise, promoting not just physical well-being but also a sense of…

    On Monday, 11th March at 9.00 join our Online Talk: "Employment and onboarding of international employees" with Austrian Business Agency (ABA)

    Once a month in our office in Villach and Klagenfurt free Italian group for children! Aimed at children from 2 - 8 years.

    Do you enjoy playing or singing along to music? Every second Wednesday of the month at 7pm we make music and have fun!