In this area people crossed the Alps already during the Stone Age to travel from Northern to Southern Europe. The romans settled here, and the bridges which gave Innsbruck its name made it a center of European trade and interaction during the middle age. Like so many European border regions, Tirol has been not only a site of flourishing European culture but also of violent conflicts and wars over the centuries. Today, travelers, students, scientists and commercial enterprises encounter a bustling place where European multiplicity melts into the local culture. Let us contribute to this spirit and work together to sustain the European idea and let it grow – Make Europe Not War!
Place: Innsbruck, Austria