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This team contributes leading decisions from Austria

Austria's Most Recent Decision

The most recent decision from Austria is C5-415.462/2010 v Federal Asylum Authority, a decision rendered in Austria by the High Court for Asylum on Nov 27, 2013, involving an applicant from Afghanistan. A brief summary of the facts of the case is:

Courts in Austria

Administrative Court
Constitutional Court
Independent Federal Asylum Board (UBAS)
High Court for Asylum
Asylum Court

The National Coordinators for Austria are:

Florian Newald

Mag. Newald is currently a Judge of the High Court for Asylum. Prior to this he was a member of the Independent Federal Asylum Board (UBAS) and has also previously worked as a research officer Read More Read more

Roland Hermann

Mr. Hermann's involvement with refugee cases began through course work with Amnesty International. He joined the refugee-branch of Amnesty International's Vienna office, specializing in legal representation of asylum seekers in detention, and later worked at Read More Read more