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Country Profiles



Austria

Country Reports PDF

Report on Citizenship Law[pdf] by Valchars, Gerd - Cinar, Dilek - Stern, Joachim

Published: October 2010 - Latest Update: October 2013

Report on Electoral Rights[pdf] by Stern, Joachim - Valchars, Gerd

Published: July 2013

Report on Naturalisation Procedures[pdf] by Stern, Joachim - Valchars, Gerd

Published: February 2013

Handbook on Access to Citizenship and its Impact on Immigrant Integration [German] [pdf]

Handbook on Access to Citizenship and its Impact on Immigrant Integration [English] [pdf]

Country expert(s)

Cinar, Dilek

Stern, Joachim

Valchars, Gerd

Current citizenship law

Federal Law on Austrian Nationality 1985 (English consolidated version as amended by BGBl. I Nr. 37/2006) LANGUAGE: uk

 

Staatsbürgerschaftsgesetz 1985 (external link to current Austrian consolidated version)[external link] LANGUAGE: Austria

 

Please note: the English translation available above does not include amendments enacted after 2006. For further details on subsequent amendments please consult the Chronology of Legislation.

 

Chronological table

Chronology of legislation

Terminology

Translations and a brief discussion of the use of the terms "citizenship" and "nationality" in legal documents and political debates

International Law

Treaties and conventions signed, ratified and reservations

Domestic case law Austria domestic case law
International and European case law Austria International and European case law
Citizenship statistics

Austria Statistics

Citizenship News

German and Austrian politicians target Turkish dual citizens

Austrian politicians demand tougher sanctions against Austrian-Turkish dual citizens

Bill to denationalise Austrians fighting in armed conflicts passed by Parliament

Citizenship Links

Selections of links about citizenship

All links about citizenship