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Austrian exhibition at Auschwitz

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Art Database of the National Fund

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Volume 6 of the series Decisions of the Arbitration Panel

Eligibility for payments and filing applications

The following persons are eligible to receive token payments: those who were persecuted by the National Socialist regime on political grounds, grounds of origin, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, on grounds of a physical disability or mental handicap or on the basis of accusations of so-called asociality, or who in other ways fell victim to typically National Socialist injustice or left the country to escape such persecution.

These persons must also:

  • have been citizens of the Federal Republic of Austria and domiciled in Austria on 13 March 1938, or
  • have been permanently domiciled in Austria for a period of approximately ten years as per 13 March 1938, or born as children of such persons in Austria within that period, or
  • have lost their status as citizens of the Federal Republic of Austria or their place of residence of at least approximately ten years before 13 March 1938, because they left the country due to the imminent march of the German Armed Forces into Austria, or
  • have been born before 9 May 1945, as children of such persons in concentration camps or under comparable circumstances in Austria.

There is no deadline for filing applications.

National Fund - questionnaire

(also to be used as application form)

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