Wikipedia - 2. Liga (Austria)

The Austrian Football Second League (German: 2. Liga) is the second-highest professional division in Austrian football. It was formerly called the First League (Erste Liga), from 2002 to 2018.

The division currently contains 16 teams, and the champion of the league is promoted to the Austrian Bundesliga. The three last placed teams are directly relegated from the Second League into the regional leagues. The Austrian Football Second Bundesliga is currently known as HPYBET 2. liga for sponsorship reasons.