Research and Migration Law

Saskia Heilemann (née Koppenberg)
Research Associate, interim Head of Unit

Focal Point for Statistics

Within the framework of the National Contact Point Austria in the European Migration Network, Saskia Heilemann is responsible for conducting studies and reports in the field of migration and asylum. Moreover, she is IOM Vienna's Statistics Focal Point. Prior to her assignment with IOM Vienna, Saskia Heilemann worked as Programme Support Officer at IOM Cairo. She graduated in International Development from the University of Vienna.

Phone: +43 1 585 33 22 29
E-mail: sheilemann@iom.int

 

Martin Stiller
Legal Associate,
interim Head of Unit
Focal Point for Migrants' Rights
Within the framework of the National Contact Point Austria in the European Migration Network (EMN), Martin Stiller is responsible for studies and reports in the field of migration and asylum. Moreover, he is IOM Austria’s Focal Point for Migrants' Rights. He supports other units in legal matters and works on the European Migration Network Glossary of terms relating to Asylum and Migration. Martin Stiller studied law at the University of Vienna. Prior to his engagement with IOM, he passed the Austrian bar exam and represented the Republic of Austria in its legal affairs.

Phone: +43 1 585 33 22 21
E-Mail: mstiller@iom.int

 

Maria-Alexandra Bassermann
Research Associate

Gender Focal Point
Maria-Alexandra Bassermann is responsible for conducting studies and reports in the field of migration and asylum. She studied Migration and Intercultural Relation with the Erasmus Mundus Master Program EMMIR as well as Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Vienna.

Phone: +43 (0) 1585 33 22 28
E-Mail: mbassermann@iom.int

 

Alexander Spiegelfeld
Research and Communications Associate
Within the National Contact Point Austria in the European Migration Network, Alexander Spiegelfeld is responsible for public relation activities, the EMN website, as well as the organization of EMN events. Furthermore he is researching in the field of migration and asylum. Prior to his assignment with IOM Vienna, Alexander Spiegelfeld worked as a program manager for the Directorate-General Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission. He studied Social Policy and Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science, as well as Nonprofit, Social and Healthcare management at the Management Centre Innsbruck.

Phone: +43 1 585 33 22 10
E-Mail: aspiegelfeld@iom.int


Our team is supported by two interns in the fields of media and research.