Description: 

The study provides information about the characteristics of temporary and circular migration patterns of third country nationals moving temporarily to Austria for short-term employment, seasonal work, study or research.The accompanying Background Paper, which was written by Stephan Marik-Lebeck from Statistics Austria, offers a statistical analysis based on the Population Register POPREG (2002-2009).

Table des matières: 
  • TABLE OF FIGURES 
  • LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS 
  • FOREWORD 
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 
  • 1. INTRODUCTION: PURPOSE, METHODOLOGY AND DEFINITIONS 
    • 1.1 Purpose
    • 1.2 Methodology 
    • 1.3 Definitions 
      • 1.3.1. General Context
      • 1.3.2. Working Definitions
  • 2. APPROACH TO CIRCULAR AND TEMPORARY MIGRATION IN AUSTRIA 
    • 2.1 Development of migration policy in Austria since 1950 
    • 2.2 National visions, measures and programmes for circular migration 
    • 2.3 Legal framework conditions, prerequisites, criteria and implementation 
      • 2.3.1 Overview of the settlement and residence law
      • 2.3.2 Citizenship
      • 2.3.3 Return
      • 2.3.4 Some groups of persons in detail
    • 2.4 Co-operation with third countries 
  • 3. STATISTICS ON TEMPORARY AND CIRCULAR MIGRATION 
    • 3.1 General Context 
    • 3.2 Statistical illustration of temporary and circular migration in Austria 
      • 3.2.1 Residence titles
      • 3.2.2 Seasonal workers
    • 3.3 Illustration of circular and temporary migration on the basis of the population register POPREG 
      • 3.3.1 Duration of stay of migrants in Austria 2002-2009
      • 3.3.2 Circular forms of migration in Austria 2002-2009
  • 4. CONCLUSIONS 
  • ANNEX 
    • Annex 1: References 
    • Annex 2: Guidelines for Semi-Structured Interviews