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Country Information Sheet Austria

Ministry with overall responsibility

  • Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äußeres / Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs [L German] / [L English]



Other Ministries involved

  • Bundeskanzleramt/Federal Chancellery [L German] / [L English]

  • Bundesministerium für Arbeit, Soziales und Konsumentenschutz / Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection [L German] / [L English]

  • Bundesministerium für Bildung und Frauen / Ministry of Education and Women's Affairs [L German] / [L English]

  • Bundesministerium für Inneres /Ministry of the Interior [L German]

  • Bundesministerium für Gesundheit / Federal Ministry of Health [L German] / [L English]

  • Bundesministerium für Familie und Jugend / Federal Ministry of Family and Youth [L German

  • Bundesministerium für Finanzen / Federal Ministry of Finance [L German] / [L English]

  • Bundesministerium für Landesverteidigung und Sport / Federal Ministry of Defence and Sports [L German] / [L English]

  • Bundesministerium für Justiz / Federal Ministry of Justice [L German]

  • Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft / Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy [L German] / [L English]

Policy papers or programmes

  • Integrationsbericht 2014 – Integrationsthemen im Fokus / Integration Report 2014 [D Multilingual]
  • Integrationsbericht 2013 – Perspektiven und Handlungsempfehlungen
    [D English]
  • Nationaler Aktionsplan für Integration - Bericht / National Action Plan for Integration
    [D German]
  • Integrationsbericht 2012 – Bilanz des Expertenrates für Integration / Integration Report – Assessment by the Expert Council for Integration [D Multilingual]
  • Integrationsbericht 2011 – Vorschläge des Expertenrates für Integration / Integration Report – Recommendations by the Expert Council for Integration [D Multilingual
  • Anerkennungs-ABC - Anerkennung ausländischer Qualifikationen aus Beruf und Bildung [D German]
  • Integrationsindikatorenbericht des Nationalen Aktionsplans für Integration
    [D German]
  • Zusammenleben in Österreich / Co-existence in Austria
    [D Multilingual]

Key legislation

  • Rot-Weiß-Rot-Karte / Red-White-Red-Card [L German] / [L English]
  • Niederlassungs- und Aufenthaltsgesetz / Settlement and Residence Act
    [L German]
  • Integrationsvereinbarungs-Verordnung / Integration Agreement Regulation
    [L German] / [L English]
  • Ausländerbeschäftigungsgesetz / Foreign Labour Act
    [L German]
  • Asylgesetz / Asylum Act
    [L German]
  • Staatsbürgerschaftsgesetz / Nationality Act
    [L German]
  • Gleichbehandlungsgesetz/Equal treatment Act [L German]
  • AusländerInnen - Arbeitsmarktservice Österreich/Migration Affairs - Public Employment Service [L German]
  • Fremdenpolizeigesetz 2005 / Aliens Police Act [L German]

Funding opportunities

Impact assessments, reports and evaluations

  • Statistisches Jahrbuch “migration & integration 2014” / Statistical Yearbook “Migration & Integration 2014” [D Multilingual]
  • Statistisches Jahrbuch “migration & integration 2013” / Statistical Yearbook “migration & integration 2013”
    [D German]

Research and statistical agencies

Agencies implementing integration programmes

  • NCPI: Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs
  • ÖIF / Österreichischer Integrationsfonds / Austrian Integration Funds [L German
  • Nationaler Kontaktpunkt Osterreich im Europaïschen Migrations netzwerk / National Contact Point Austria within the European Migration Network
    [L German] / [L English]

Key stakeholders

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