• EMN Study: Resettlement and the Humanitarian Admission Programme in Austria (2016)

    Order This study provides an overview on Resettlement and the Austrian Humanitarian Admission Programme for especially vulnerable Syrian refugees. The first and second part of the Humanitarian Admission Programme (HAP I and HAP II) are examined in the context of developments at the global, European and Austrian level. After a presentation of the legal framework, the main actors are introduced. The study also describes the process and funding of both parts of the programme and presents statistics as well as experiences in implementing the programme. Country Report Austria (DE) Country Report Austria (EN) Short Summary (DE / EN) Other Country Reports

  • EMN Study: Changes of immigration status and purpose of residence in Austria (2015)

    Order This study deals with options for changing residence status in Austria without having to leave the country. After giving an overview of the respective admission criteria in each case, the study elaborates on the possibilities of changing an existing residence permit. Furthermore, the question of whether a change of immigration status brings about specific legal advantages or disadvantages is also examined. In particular, the policy objectives underlying the provisions on changes of purpose are discussed. Country Report Austria (DE) Country Report Austria (EN) Short Summary (EN / DE) EMN Synthesis Report (EN) EMN Inform (EN) Other Country Reports

EMN Ad-hoc Queries

Ad-hoc Queries - an effective means of compiling comparable information on migration and asylum.

  • National EMN Conference Italy: "Inclusion and social cohesion: the role of towns and cities."

    Date/ Place: 6 to 7 October 2016, Rome (Italy) Further Information

  • National EMN Conference Sweden: „Resettlement and humanitarian admission programs in Europe“

    Date/ Place: 13 October 2016, to be confirmed Further Information

  • online course: "Why Do People Migrate?"

    free of charge; Organizer: iversity Further information

  • Training course: "Interkulturelle Kompetenzen und Diversität"

    Date/ Place: 21 April to 22 October 2016, Vienna (Austria) Organizer: Interkulturelles Zentrum Language: DE Further Information

  • Migration crisis: 74% of Europeans want EU to do more

    European Parliament, 5 August 2016, more informatione available here (EN).

  • Facility for Refugees in Turkey: over €1.4 billion in support of education and health for Syrian refugees

    European Commission 28 July 2016, more information available here (EN).

  • IOM becomes a Related Organization to the UN

    International Organization for Migration (IOM) 26 July 2016, more information available here (EN).

  • Horizon 2020: Work Programme update supports competitiveness through open science.

    European Commission 25 July 2016, more information available here (EN).

  • Call for Practices: "Prevention and fight against acts of discriminatory violence"

    Deadline: to be confirmed European Forum for Urban Security Info

  • Call for Proposals: The Mobility Partnership Facility

    open deadline International Centre for Migration Policy Development Info

  • application for study program: Cultural Relations and Migration

    Submissions are accepted from 12 May 2016 Sigmund Freud Universität in Berlin Info

  • Call for projects: Initiative Vielfalter

    Submissions are continuosly accepted. Interkulturelles Zentrum Info