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Nora Katona

Mag.a; E.MA
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+43 (1) 4277 27460
Freyung 6 (Schottenhof), 1. Stiege II, A-1010 Vienna


Curriculum Vitae

Key competences

  • Research and consulting on human rights, especially the prohibition and prevention of torture and ill-treatment, procedural safeguards in criminal proceedings and human rights of persons with intellectual and psychosocial disabilities
  • Research on fundamental rights in the EU context, especially procedural rights of suspects and accused, cross-border cooperation instruments (e.g., European Arrest Warrant) and alternatives to detention
  • Research on National Human Rights Institutions and National Preventive Mechanisms
  • Researcher and author in the field of human trafficking and de-radicalization.

Professional record

  • Researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights, Vienna, Austria (since 2016)
  • Independent consultant and intern, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights, Vienna, Austria
  • Trainee, legal department for asylum and immigration law, Caritas Upper Austria, Linz, Austria
  • Trainee, Higher Regional Court Vienna, Austria
  • Volunteer, Footprint - Support agency for women affected by human trafficking, Vienna, Austria


  • Ph.D. Studies in Law, University of Vienna, Austria (ongoing)
  • E.MA Human Rights and Democratisation, European Inter-University Centre, Venice / Budapest
  • Caritas advanced Course on Immigration and Asylum Law, Vienna, Austria
  • Legal studies (specialisation in human rights), University of Vienna, Austria / Paris, France