The Parliament of Austria

Welcome to the official English-language website of the Austrian Parliament.

The following opening hours apply from July 15 to September 9, 2024: 

  • Monday to Wednesday and Friday: 9am to 6pm.
  • Thursday from 9am to 9pm.
  • Saturday from 9am to 5pm.

The last admission is 30 minutes (60 minutes on Saturdays) before closing time.

Please note that the Parliament Building will be closed from July 29 to August 3, 2024.

Visit Us

The Austrian Parliament is a place of lived democracy. Come on over and see for yourself!

Partake in one of our guided tours of the Building for groups or individuals. Browse the Library and have a cup of traditional Viennese coffee in the adjacent cafe. Or enjoy the culinary wonders in the new rooftop restaurant overlooking downtown.


Come on in!

We're happy to welcome you to the English-language website of the Austrian Parliament. On this page, you can learn about Austria's parliamentarism and democratic system, plan your visit to Parliament, find information on EU & International affairs, and access a range of services.

Explore Austrian Parliamentarism

In this section, you can learn about the representatives in the Austrian Parliament, explore the legislative process and learn about Austria's political system.


Youth & Parliament

We offer a wide range of possibilities for children and young people to learn about, explore, and participate in parliamentary processes: workshops for elementary schools, high schools, vocational training schools, the apprentices' forum, youth parliament, and more.


Press & Media

Welcome, members of the press and media!

On this page, you can find information on accreditation, copyright questions, and more. 



Explore some of the highlights of our English language page: things to do, know, and explore.

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Experience Parliament

There are many ways to experience the Austrian Parliament in person or virtually. Learn about our programming and opening hours.

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EU & International

The Austrian Parliament works in close cooperation with the EU and other international organizations. Learn about our cooperation and initiatives.

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Submit an inquiry, access press and media services, learn about special initiatives, or get information on specific topics pertaining to the Austrian Parliament.

English Content Availability

We are working hard on providing additional information in English. Some of the information and services found on our English website – such as search and filter functionalities or parliamentary documents – are only available in German. Thank you for your understanding.

If you have questions, our info team is there to help.