Geographical location and art scene:

Wels is located in the middle of Europe, is part of the Upper Austrian Central Region and has the Traun River flowing through it. All these aspects have made the city a hub of trade and industry since Roman times. Today Wels is

European headquarters of several global companies and popular shopping city in the country. Here, the charm of the historic centre is combined with the modern facilities and amenities of a business city. is located in the middle of the pedestrian zone – the quiet passage is an idyllic working oasis and can be transformed into a hotspot of the art scene at any time. The art scene is well established and networked by numerous institutions such as the MedienKulturHaus and the Angerlehner Museum. expands this diversity and helps to strengthen Wels’ reputation as a city of culture and to forge international connections.