Numerous awards, studies and rankings attest Vienna an excellent position in the global competition and excellent premises for dynamic development.

In particular, Vienna is repeatedly awarded the highest quality of life and the city thus positions itself as a successful smart city.

Here you can find a selection of international studies, rankings and awards, where Vienna was able to achieve an excellcent position since publishing the framework strategy in 2014.

International Awards and Rankings

Mercer-Study 2018: Quality of Life

Rank 1

European Mobility Week Award 2017

Rank 1

Economist Study 2017: Quality of Life

Rank 2

Roland Berger: Smart City Index 2017

Rank 1

Mercer-Study 2017: Quality of Life

Rank 1

Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2016

Top 5

European Capital of Innovation Award 2016

Top 9

Economist Study 2016: Quality of Life

Rank 2

Mercer-Study 2016: Quality of Life

Rank 1

Innovation Cities Index 2015

Rank 3

Economist Study 2015: Quality of Life

Rank 2

Mercer-Study 2015: Quality of Life

Rank 1

Most Admired Knowledge City Awards 2015

Rank 1

European Mobility Week Award 2014

Top 3

Economist Study 2014: Quality of Life

Rank 2

Mercer-Study 2014: Quality of Life

Rank 1

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