Research

DECOUNT

The project aims to design and disseminate an online campaign including deradicalization and prevention online resources (mainly online counter-narratives, such as the stories of formers); videos produced…


SiGit

Situation, problem, and motivation: Overcrowded prisons, high numbers of prisoners with mental health issues, high numbers of foreign national prisoners, and increasing reported numbers of assaults upon…


ELFUM

During the last twelve years in the Austrian prison system a sometimes considerable prison overcrowding was to be observed. Above all this affects the inmates, but also prison staff. Considering these…


MOMA

Compared to the penitentiary system, little is known about the conditions in Austrian police detention centres (administrative detention, detention pending deportation). However, police detention faces…


Deradicalisation in Austrian Prisons

In February 2016, the Ministry of Justice initiated several measures to fight radicalisation in prison. Security issues, educational measures, and measures concerning prisoners’ support and care were agreed…