Study Tours

Route 1 / study visits / 13.45 – 16.15 Uhr


Route 1 – Departure Landeskulturzentrum Ursulinenhof


13.45 to 14.15 Departure to ATZ Zweigstelle Schwaigau

14.15 to 15.00 ATZ Zweigstelle Schwaigau

15.00 to 15.30 Drive to Köglstraße / Linz

15.30 to 16.15 ATZ Holzwerkstatt or in.takt Druckerei

16.15 Drive to the hotels


ATZ Zweigstelle Schwaigau

The ATZ Schwaigau nursery, currently hosts 27 job trainees in the various areas like gardening, garden center / sales, administration and kitchen / household.

At this location various kinds of plants, herbs and vegetable plants are for sale. The design and support of public places and private gardens is offered in cooperation with a gardening master. Working with and in nature contributes to the psychological stabilization and recovery of physical capacity. 


ATZ Holzwerkstatt

“ATZ-Holzwerkstatt” is a modern equipped facility, where currently 16 trainees can work the areas of carpentry, office and cleaning.

The carpentry has multiple training offers, as they manufacture furniture of all kinds, such as study, office furniture, kitchens, sleeping- and living-furniture, parts for subcontractors as well as contract works.

In addition to internal administration, the office tasks include work preparation.

All cleaning work at the site is also done as a part of the work program.”


in.takt Druckerei

“In.takt” participants are supported in the context of a real work situation by the means of individual social support as well as training and educational offers for a development of career prospects. The goal is the integration into the labor market.

The printery offers various activities and fields of application, such as production, secretarial services, cleaning and postal services.

Route 2 / study visits /  13.45 – 16.00 Uhr


Route 2 – Meetingpoint Courtyard Ursulinenhofs


13.45 to 14.00 Walk to Südtirolerstraße

14.00 to 15.00 Kontrast Restaurant and washing saloon

15.00 to 16.00 ATZ webart and ATZ Buchplus

16.00 Walk to hotels


FA Kontrast Restaurant und Waschsalon

The „ability-oriented activity Linz-Stadt, Kontrast“ is social institution and service enterprise, which supports persons with psychosocial need within the framework of the „Upper Austrian Equal opportunities legislation“. The Kontrast consists of the restaurant, the wash-house, the office service and the publisher „promente edition“.

The goals of ability-oriented activities are:

  • Increasing self-esteem by the means of meaningful employment
  • Employment adapted to the individual abilities of the participants
  • Promotion of integration
  • Promotion of creative skills
  • Preparation for job-training measures.


ATZ Webart

In the carpet weaving Webart traditional craftsmanship meets modern design. On hand looms we create unique carpets according to customer requirements. These impressive and unique pieces are created within the ATZ OÖ job-training program of pro mente OÖ, for the integration of people with mental problems into the work life.


ATZ Buchplus

BUCHplus is an operation of the "ATZ OÖ” by pro mente OÖ, which offers 24 practice-oriented training spots for people in and after mental crises. Here the trainees have the opportunity to work in the areas of bookbinding, book trade, graphics, engraving, publishing and library. They are getting prepared for the re-entry into a professional work life by getting support and accompany by a team of well-trained specialists and social workers.

Route 3  / study visits  / 13.45 – 16.15 Uhr


Route 3 – Departure Landeskulturzentrum Ursulinenhof


13.45 to 14.00 Drive to Pummererstraße / Linz

14.00 to 14.30 Smartwork GmbH

14.30 to 15.00 Drive to Mauthausen

15.00 to 15.45 in.takt Locksmithery

15.45 to 16.15 Drive to hotels


Smartwork GmbH

Smartwork offers the opportunity to get back to a regular work life after long periods of unemployment for people with psychosocial problems. As a subsidiary of pro mente OÖ, they currently employ 130 employees in garment manufacturing, in super markets and in partner companies. At the Linz site, approximately 1.500 qm are mainly used for producing linen for the health care sector.


in.takt Schlosserei/Dienstleistungen

In.takt is a social enterprise of pro mente OÖ and offers training courses for long-term unemployed persons on behalf of the AMS OÖ. 12 participants will be looked after in Mauthausen.

Locksmithery: We handle all classic locksmith work from the blank, drill, to the welding of parts and surface treatment. Our strength lies in large quantity production.

Services: In the service sector, plastic parts are assembled into finished products, pipe clamps are manufactured, cardboard boxes are processed and much more.