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Austria

Austria participates in the following funds/programmes.

2014-2020

Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund

Internal Security Fund - Borders

Internal Security Fund - Police

2007-2013

Refugee Fund

  • Responsible authority

    Federal Ministry of the Interior, Department II/8/a ("Integration, European Refugee and Integration Fund")
    Herrengasse 7, AT-1014 Wien

    Responsible Authority Website

  • Budget

    The allocations for Austria under the fund were as follows:

    YearAllocationYearAllocation
    2007*2011€4.830.655,70
    2008€4.665.377,252012€4.543.176,00
    2009€4.872.214,512013€4.729.192,00
    2010€4.902.065,85

    (*) The fund did not exist yet or the country didn't participate in it for the given period

    (**) Data is not yet available for the given period

  • More information on this fund:

    Refugee Fund web page

Integration Fund

  • Responsible authority

    Federal Ministry of the Interior, Department II/8/a ("Integration, European Refugee and Integration Fund")
    Herrengasse 7, AT-1014 Wien

    Responsible Authority Website

  • Budget

    The allocations for Austria under the fund were as follows:

    YearAllocationYearAllocation
    2007€1.560.275,432011€1.993.421,75
    2008€1.596.630,202012€2.571.833,00
    2009€1.709.880,232013€3.193.546,00
    2010€1.735.725,34

    (*) The fund did not exist yet or the country didn't participate in it for the given period

    (**) Data is not yet available for the given period

  • More information on this fund:

    Integration Fund web page

Return Fund

  • Responsible authority

    Federal Ministry of the Interior, Department II/3/d
    Minoritenplatz 9, AT-1014 Wien

    Responsible Authority Website

  • Budget

    The allocations for Austria under the fund were as follows:

    YearAllocationYearAllocation
    2007*2011€2.251.762,26
    2008€1.817.335,442012€3.170.380,00
    2009€1.747.596,102013€3.193.546,00
    2010€1.969.565,00

    (*) The fund did not exist yet or the country didn't participate in it for the given period

    (**) Data is not yet available for the given period

  • More information on this fund:

    Return Fund web page

External Borders Fund

  • Responsible authority

    Federal Ministry of the Interior, Department II/3/d
    Minoritenplatz 9, AT-1014 Wien

    Responsible Authority Website

  • Budget

    The allocations for Austria under the fund were as follows:

    YearAllocationYearAllocation
    2007€1.916.873,212011€2.243.529,83
    2008€1.242.413,272012€2.407.777,00
    2009€1.286.042,122013€3.025.545,00
    2010€1.753.755,49

    (*) The fund did not exist yet or the country didn't participate in it for the given period

    (**) Data is not yet available for the given period

  • More information on this fund:

    External Borders Fund web page

Terrorism & other Security-related Risks


Organisations established in Austria may participate in the CIPS programme.

Prevention of and Fight against Crime


Organisations established in Austria may participate in the ISEC programme.



Examples of projects

Lerncafe Graz Leoben Knittelfeld

The ‘Lerncafe’ initiative was first launched in one Austrian town with EIF funding in 2007. It is now present across the whole of Austria, providing valuable support to immigrant children with school work and personal development.

Project dates:  01/01/2012 - 12/07/2012EIFAustria
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Support for authorities working on asylum cases for unaccompanied minors

By bringing together everyone involved in the asylum process, the project developed evaluation methods for trials involving unaccompanied minors seeking asylum.

Project dates:  01/01/2011 - 29/02/2012ERFAustria
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