The Parliament of Austria

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

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.


Parliament in the Light of Human Rights

December 10, 2023 is the 75th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. To mark the occasion, Parliament is setting priorities highlighting the importance of human rights to democracy.

On selected days between November 8, 2023 and January 28, 2024, Austrian artist Victoria Coeln will illuminate the Parliament's facade in the "Light of Human Rights."


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

Aufbau Kunstinstallation Constantin Luser

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.