National Union Member of the EBU
Österreichische Buddhistische Religionsgesellschaft
Groups of all major Buddhist traditions have established themselves in Austria within the last 3 decades.
In 1983 Buddhism was officially recognised by the Austrian government and the Austrian Buddhist Union (ÖBR) was founded as umbrella organisation for all Buddhist traditions and groups. To become a buddhist officially in Austria you simply have to fill in an application form and deposit it at the office. This membership is without any obligatory payments except voluntary contribution - Dana.