Not a burden – but a gain

An interesting paper aims to evaluate the economic and fiscal effects of inflows of asylum seekers into Western Europe It looks at a period of time from 1985 to 2015, showing that the increase in... Read more

Stand up, civil society!

The rising right-wing populisms has brought severe developments of threats, harassment and violence in Europe Differently-minded, foreigners and marginalised groups are under pressure There is a... Read more

Home in a new home

With Brexit on the way, a new kind of integration value is under question: Is there a European citizenship Many (especially young) people have mixed nationalities nowadays, they come to work in... Read more

Here to help

She is here to help, says Fatima from Syria in an interview with a German magazine 2015 fleeing from Damascus to Germany, she is now working in a practice specialised in diabetology The German... Read more

Migration and food

Cultural scientist and philosopher Thomas Macho, director of the International Research Center for Cultural Studies | University of Art and Design Linz in Vienna has analysed the correlation between... Read more

Check your city!

The OECD and the European Commission cooperated in an interesting project for integration on local level: "Working together for local integration of migrants and refugees” analysed and publicised... Read more

Vienna scores well in integration, says OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development OECD compared 72 cities with regard to their integration politics; we can read in the Austrian news of these days Together with six other... Read more

There is a new App in town!

At least it is there in the city of Graz, the capital of the Austrian province of Styria The App was developed by the Anti-Discrimination Office of the provincial government; it can be downloaded on... Read more

Media awards for integration

The issue of integration has taken a permanent seat in the news Also, media prize organisers are getting more aware of journalists who help us to better understand the increasing phenomenon of... Read more


The civil society organisation The World of NGOs in Austria will be awarded with a small EU-fund in the frame of the programme “Europe for Citizens” to implement a project against hate speech and... Read more


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