University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Campus Hagenberg

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The workshop will be held in the modern University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg Campus is part of Softwarepark Hagenberg, one of the largest technology parks for software in Central Europe. Located just 20km north of Linz, Hagenberg is an idyllic town in the beautiful Mühlviertel, in the heart of Upper Austria. In the last decade, with its unique combination of IT-related education, research and business in one place, Hagenberg has established itself as an internationally recognized center for computing and software development. The outstanding mix of the most modern technology combined with the picturesque setting of the Hagenberg castle gives the town its unique flair.


  • University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
  • Softwarepark 11
  • 4232 Hagenberg im Mühlkreis, Austria

Social Event at Ars Electronica Festival

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We warmly invite our on-site workshop participants to an enlightening trip to the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz on Thursday, September 5, 2024. Prepare for a captivating journey into the future of digital art and media culture, with this year's intriguing theme "HOPE - Who Will Turn the Tide".

For all details about the festival, head to the Ars Electronica Festival's website:

Furthermore, the exhilarating Klangwolke, Linz's legendary cloud of sound, graces the city skies on Saturday, September 7 - another not-to-miss event, which we highly recommend to all participants staying in Linz over the weekend:


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How to get to Hagenberg?

Hagenberg is located in Upper Austria’s beautiful Mühlviertel region and only 20 kilometers from Linz, the capital of Upper Austria. If you plan to come by car, you certainly can directly go to Hagenberg. In case you plan to use a plane or the railway, you will always travel via Linz. For traveling between Linz and the conference venue Hagenberg, see the corresponding section.

Linz is characterized by short distances. Many locations near the Danube can be reached on foot. However, sometimes greater distances cannot be avoided, which is why we’ve summarized some helpful contacts for you here:

Via Vienna Airport

The Vienna International Airport (VIE) offers a broad range of direct connections to major airports all around the globe. The train journey time between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Linz is around 1h 48m and covers a distance of around 203 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 41m. The Vienna Airport (VIE) to Linz train service departs directly from Vienna Airport and arrives in Linz main station. The ÖBB – Austrian Railway offer direct connections from Vienna Airport to Linz Hauptbahnhof – Central Station. You can buy tickets here:

Via Linz Airport

The Linz airport (LNZ) offers direct connections to the transport hubs Frankfurt, Vienna and Düsseldorf. Please visit the website for more information about the exact flight schedules. The airport is located in Hörsching, which is approximately 12km outside of the city center Linz. Public transportation is an inexpensive alternative to traveling by car or cab. The airport bus No. 601 or the train will take you comfortably to Linz Airport.

Via Linz Train Station

The linz central train station - Linz Hauptbahnhof - has direct connections to train stations in Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, Italy and other neighboring countries. A direct and fast connection to the Vienna central station - Wien Hauptbahnhof - will take about 1h15min. More information can be found on and tickets can be purchased at

By Car

In case you are planning to come by car on your own, there is both outdoor and underground parking available to participants in and around the software park. Car parks are indicated on the Hagenberg Campus map (see access Basement Parking; unfortunately the capacities are limited). Here you can also find full directions to Hagenberg Campus:

Public Transport between Hagenberg and Linz

Hagenberg is linked to the capital of Linz by bus. The 311 coach provides a frequent service between Linz main train station and our campus. For details and timetables please check the OÖVV Verkehrsverbund website.
There is a regular train service between the capital of Linz and Pregarten, which is only 4 kilometers away from Hagenberg. The journey takes about 45 minutes. The train schedule is available at


We recommend the hotel Parkhotel Hagenberg ****, located in close proximity to the conference venue. You'll find all the information you need about this hotel, its amenities, and how to make a reservation right here.

We also want to ensure that you have choices that suit your preferences and budget. In addition to our recommended conference hotel in Hagenberg, there are numerous other hotels in Linz available for booking through popular websites like We encourage you to explore these alternatives to find the perfect place that suits your needs. For traveling between a hotel in Linz and the conference venue, you use public transport (more information).

If you have any questions or require further assistance regarding accommodation options, feel free to Contact us.

Parkhotel Hagenberg ****

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Park Hotel Hagenberg has a restaurant, fitness center, a bar and garden in Hagenberg im Mühlkreis. Among the facilities at this property are room service and luggage storage space, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The hotel features family rooms. The wellness area at Park Hotel Hagenberg is comprised of a spa center and a sauna. Guests at the hotel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Hagenberg im Mühlkreis, like hiking and cycling. Linz is 18 km from Park Hotel Hagenberg, while Wels is 43 km from the property. The nearest airport is Blue Danube Linz Airport, 29 km from the accommodation. More information on the website:


  • Parkhotel Hagenberg
  • Hauptstraße 103
  • 4232 Hagenberg im Mühlkreis, Austria