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Population: 8 731 471
NFP: Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and International Affairs
Involvement: Since 2006

The main migration policy instruments in Austria:

Non-exhaustive list of key policy documents in the area of migration:

The main ministries in charge of migration affairs:

  • Federal Ministry of the Interior: Together with its subordinate authorities it is the main body dealing with migration affairs, including immigration (entry, residence); the reception of asylum seekers and the asylum procedure; border management and irregular migration; return and readmission.
  • Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs: integration policy; international cooperation on migration; visa and consular affairs.


  • Austrian National Contact Point of the European Migration Network (2015): The organisation of migration and asylum policies in Austria.
  • United Nations DESA-Population Division and UNICEF (2014): Migration Profiles - Common Set of Indicators.

Last update: December 2018

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