Up-to-Date Information


Decisions of the Court Regarding Assisted Suicide and Veiling of the Head at Elementary Schools

Prohibition of Any Form of Assisted Suicide Violates Right to Self-Determination - To Ban Veiling of the Head in Elementary Schools is unconstitutional (aussi en français)


Decisions of the Court Regarding Measures against COVID-19

Lack of Compensation to the Owners of Businesses Consistent with Constitution – No Legal Basis for General Ban on Entering Public Places (aussi en français)


Verena Madner Sworn In as Vice-President of the Constitutional Court

Van der Bellen: “Even in this delicate situation marked by drastic restrictions, the Constitutional Court will prove its worth”


Christoph Grabenwarter sworn in as President of the Constitutional Court by the Federal President

Van der Bellen: “Through its numerous decisions, the Constitutional Court has proven its independence.”


January 2019: Precursor of today’s Constitutional Court established 100 years ago

Austria’s system of specialized constitutional justice “exported” to many countries of the world.



The Members of the Constitutional Court

Members of the Constitutional Court: Overview

More information about the activity of the Members of the Constitutional Court


Activity Reports

The activity reports of the Constitutional Court contain statistics on number of cases, duration of proceedings etc.


Citizens’ Service

For personal inquiries please contact the citizens' service

The History of the Constitutional Court: An Overview

The History of the Constitutional Court

An Overview

International Aiffairs

Constitutional Justice at International Level

Frequently Asked Questions


Questions and answers on the Constitutional Court