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MIPEX cited in news outlet ‘Heute’ on the difficulties faced by migrants in obtaining citizenship in Austria

MIPEX has been cited in an article by the news outlet Heute regarding how Austria is one of the most difficult countries to acquire citizenship. 

According to the article, a third of Viennese do not have Austrian citizenship, approximately 604,435 people.  

Under the headline “Desire to Acquire Austrian Citizenship”, the article refers to a study that shows that some migrants are hesitant to obtain Austrian citizenship. 

The study proposes that Austria should simplify its naturalisation law and to enable dual citizenship. 

For the full article click here. 


About the Migration Policy Group (MPG)

MPG is an independent think-and-do-tank based in Brussels. MPG’s purpose is rooted in its ability to inspire networks to provide evidence-based projects, research and campaigns in the areas of integration, migration and anti-discrimination.