End of Deadline and Open Deadlines

The deadline concerning applications for restitution with the Arbitration Panel for In Rem Restitution ended on 31 December 2006! Real estate as well as movable property of Jewish communal organizations, which have been seized between 1938 and 1945 and were publicly owned on 17 January 2001, could be claimed by the previous owners or by their heirs.

Apart form the Republic of Austria, the City of Vienna, the provinces of Burgenland, Carinthia, Lower Austria, Salzburg, Styria and Vorarlberg, certain municipalities as well have joined the procedure of the Arbitration Panel. (Concerning this, full text versions in German of the respective decisions issued by the provincial governments and by the municipal councils are available here). Further information regarding the history and the decisions of the Arbitration Panel up to now can be found here.

Expired deadlines

The deadline for applications for compensation payments to the Claims Committee of the General Settlement Fund has expired on 28 May 2003!

The deadline for applications for compensation of seized leases for apartments and business premises, of household property and personal valuables (compensation for tenancy rights) to the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism has expired on 30 June 2004!

Open deadlines

There is still the possibility to file applications for the so-called gesture payment with the National Fund.

Beyond this, you can apply for the co-financing of projects, which are connected to the Holocaust.

You will find application forms for both gesture payments and grants for projects here.