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Karl Nehammer, MSc
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Federal Ministry of the Interior,
Republic of Austria

Karl Nehammer
Federal Minister of the Interior

born 18 October 1972 in Vienna
married, 2 children

Professional and political activities
Since 7 Jan. 2020 Federal Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Austria
2018 – 2020 Spokesperson for Integration and Migration of the new People’s Party Group in the Austrian Parliament
2018 – 2020 Secretary General of the new People's Party
2017 – 2020 Member of the Austrian National Council
Since 2017 District Chairman of the Austrian People’s Party for Vienna’s Hietzing district
2016 – 2018 Secretary General of the ÖAAB (the Austrian Workers’ and Employees’ Association)
Since 2016 Regional Chairman of the Vienna section of the ÖAAB
2015 – 2016 Deputy Secretary General of the ÖAAB
2013 – 2015 Head of the Austrian People’s Party’s Municipal Affairs Department in Lower Austria
2009 – 2013 Managing Director of Academy 2.1
2008 – 2009 Head of Training and Networking at the Political Academy of the Austrian People’s Party
2007 – 2008 Head of the Austrian People’s Party’s Service and Mobilisation Department
Since 1999 Strategic communication, public speaking and communication skills coach
1993 – 1996 Professional soldier, completed extended compulsory service (one year on a voluntary basis) and subsequently continued to serve in the Austrian Armed Forces
2012 – 2014 University studies Political Communication (MSc), Danube University Krems
1999 Training as communication coach at the Managementinstitut der Industrie on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Defence, Vienna
1992 Extended compulsory military service (one year on a voluntary basis), subsequently training as infantry officer and information officer
Until 1992 Upper secondary education Gymnasium Amerlingstrasse, humanistic branch, in Vienna’s sixth district


Member Country - particular information

Federal Ministry of the Interior

Herrengasse 7
A-1010 Vienna
Telephone: +43 1 53126 0
E-Mail: webmaster@salzburgforum.org
Web: www.bmi.gv.at

Initiator and member of the SALZBURG FORUM since 2000

Total area: 83.870 sq km
Length of National Border: 2.562 km
Total number of habitants: 8.205.533
Inhabitants/km2: 97
Neighbouring states: DE, HU, CZ, CH, LI, IT, SI, SK