Member summary


Asylkoordination, Austria was founded in 1991 as a coordinating body bringing together 40 organisations working with refugees, migrants and human rights across Austria. It engages with the national authorities, UNHCR and other actors in a bid to achieve about its aims. Its current activities include awareness-raising projects, research on the asylum systems in Austria, and advocacy activities.

Asylkoordination website


Caritas-Vienna provides legal advice and representation before the authorities and the courts for asylum seekers and migrants in irregular situations.

Caritas-Vienna website

Diakonie Flüchtlingsdienst

The Austrian Diakonie Refugee Service works in the following areas: Counselling, care and support, housing and accommodation, Education and training, Integration and Medical and psychotherapeutic treatment with asylum seekers, refugees, migrants and Austrians alike. Working in eight Austrian states, through 45 facilities, with close to 700 employees and approximately 600 volunteers, Refugee Service supports its clients so as to achieve their equality of opportunity, self-determination and full societal participation. The Diakonie Refugee Service defines itself as a human rights organisation; its work centres on advocacy for refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants. We work actively to prevent racism and discrimination through training and projects. In our public relations and lobbying work, we advocate for the legal, social and economic equality of foreigners who are permanent residents in Austria and Austrians alike.

Diakonie Flüchtlingsdienst website