Austria is part of the European Union and has signed the Schengen agreement. For participants from Non-EU countries, we recommend to check for visa requirements with the Austrian Embassy Representative in your country or to visit (Passport & Visa Requirements) for a quick overview.
Should authors and speakers at DEXA 2009 and related workshops need a letter of invitation from the organizers of the conference for filing a visa request, please send an email to the Conference organization office, Gabriela Wagner (email: Please include the following information when you ask for the letter:

  • Name
  • Affiliation (university/institution/company)
  • Contact address
  • Fax number (where the invitation letter will be faxed)
  • Address/phone number/fax number of the Austrian Embassy where you want to place the application
  • E-mail address
  • Paper ID
  • Paper title
  • Conference/Workshop
  • Registration confirmation number
  • Date and place of birth
  • Nationality
  • Passport Number
  • Date and place of Issue of the passport
  • Expiration date of the Passport

Please notice that visa invitation letters will ONLY be issued to participants who have registered and paid their registration fees in full.