government and university scholarships in austria 2021-2022

Government & University Scholarships in Austria

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Government and University Scholarship in Austria for International students. The Tuition fee is low in Austria for International students. If you get scholarship in Austria, you can fulfil your living expenses in Austria. Check in this blog about grants, funds and scholarships for all level of studies in Austria. 

More than 20 Scholarships offered by either Government or University in Austria are explained one by one.

Ernst Mach Grants

These grants are awarded by the Austrian Exchange Service and the Academic Cooperation and Mobility Unit on behalf of and financed by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture.

These grants are for international students from Non-EU background. Students must apply for master degree programme at an Austrian University of applied Sciences.

Fields of study Cover by Ernst Mach Grants :

  • Natural Sciences.
  • Technical Sciences.
  • Medicine.
  • Agriculture and Forestry.
  • Veterinary Medicine.
  • Social sciences.
  • Law and Economics.
  • Humanities and Theology.

What Ernst Mach Grants Cover?

  • Awards 940 Euros per month for Master degree Students.
  • Grants 1040 Euros per month for Researchers.
  • It includes health insurance. 
  • Accommodation for students. 
  • Ernst Mach Grants  pay tuition fees.
  • For applicants from developing countries an additional allowance for travel costs may be paid.

Eligibility for these Grants

The program is open to applicants, who fulfill following Criteria.

  • Who study a master Programme or have successfully completed at least 4 semesters of studies within a bachelor/diploma Programme by the time of taking up the grant.
  • Who are studying at a University in one of the eligible countries.
  • Maximum age limit: 35 years 
  • Applicants must not have studied/academic work in Austria in the last six months before taking up the grant.
  • Proficiency in the language of instruction.

Deadline to Apply:  March 1 every year.

Contact Details: 

Austrian Exchange Service (ÖAD), Agency for International Co-operation in Education and Research, Alser Strasse 4/1/3/8, A – 1090 Vienna. Tel: +43 1 / 4277-28101. Fax: +43 1/4277-9281.

The biggest online database for scholarships and research grants in Austria It is always up to date with systematic search options. The information about more than 1200 financial support funds available here. Government & University Scholarships in Austria are regularly up dated on this Database.

On, you can find grants for whole degree programmes. Even grants for one semester or one year are also available here. You can find allowances details, subsidies, awards and prizes in a particular course or programme here. Information about research grants and universities’ individual grants in different field of studies available here.

Grants for Masters & PhD

These Grants are financed by the Austrian Development Cooperation, the Austrian Partnership Programme in Higher Education & Research for Development (APPEAR) works to strengthen institutional capacities in higher education, research and management in the key regions.

These grants encourage researchers, professionals and academic institutions in the addressed countries and in Austria to share their knowledge and experiences and to improve overall standards of education in Austria. 

Partner countries Eligible for Grants

  • Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Mozambique, Cape Verde, Burkina Faso, Senegal.
  • Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Bhutan, Nepal, Palestinian Territories

Students from these countries receive funds and support for master’s study course in Austria. 

Alps Adriatic Master Scholarships

These Scholarships are available by University in Austria by University of Klagenfurt.

The Alps-Adriatic Master Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified graduates of Bachelor studies from third countries who wish to pursue one of the Master’s degrees at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt.

The Alps-Adriatic Master Scholarships aim to pursue the following objectives:

  • Enhancing internationalization at Universität Klagenfurt
  • Increasing the number of international students at Universität Klagenfurt.

Alps-Adriatic scholarship holders will:

  • Gain access to excellent higher education opportunities in an international study environment.
  • Become part of a vibrant international campus.
  • Join the international alumni network of Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt.

While, Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to the target Master’s degree programme at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt. They have either very good German or English language skills depending on the target study programme.

So, Third countries of the extended Alps-Adriatic region in the EU priority region Western Balkans listed here. 

Current DAC list of developing countries and territories (valid for the reporting years 2018-2020)

Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management Scholarships

This is Government Scholarship, which awards funds for International students.

Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) Government of Salzburg, and Salzburg Economic Chamber provides scholarships in Hospitality and Tourism Management. 

Diploma course for higher qualification has duration of 8-months. Teachers Training for further qualification of lectures has duration of 9-months.

What Includes in these Scholarships?

These scholarships are fully-funded. Which Covers daily expenses and Tuition fee. Food, accommodation, travel expenses and insurance are includes in it. 

Who can apply?

  • Students from developing countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America.
  • Students from those countries are Priorities for scholarship,  which are  partner countries of the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC).

Scholarships Eligibility:

  • High school certificate or equivalent, at least one year experience in tourism industry, professional training is an advantage.
  • High school certificate or equivalent, at least one year teaching experience for teacher training applicants.

MA Scholarships in Peace & Conflict Studies

These scholarships are available for the MA Program in Peace and Conflict Studies at European University Center for Peace Studies. These are fully funded scholarships as it cover tuition fee and living cost. Accommodation and travel charges are included in it. Students from these regions are eligible for these scholarships. West Africa/Sahel, East Africa/The Great Lakes, and Southern Africa are eligible.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Degree 
  • Relevant work experience
  • Good Command in English

Application deadlines: January 15, (for summer), April 15, (for fall), August 1, (for spring) & December 1.

Contact Details:

European University Center for Peace Studies, Burg Schlaining, A-7461 Stadtschlaining. Tel: +43 3355/2498-515. E-mail: epu [at]

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Master in Research & Innovation Scholarships

Masters in research and Innovation in higher education play important role in research and innovation. As result there is growth and sustainable development for industries and society.  If you are good enough with any field of study, you can apply for these scholarships. Here are those universities which are collaborating with each other. That’s why, Government and university scholarships in Austria playing a great role in this scenario.

Partner Universities:

  • Danube University Krems / Austria
  • University of Tampere / Finland
  • University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück / Germany
  • Beijing Normal University / China

Entrance Requirements, Course Language, and Degree:

Applicants must hold a first university degree in a relevant field, have a good command of English and show a strong motivation and interest to learn and work in the field of research and innovation development and management in higher education. Language of tuition is English. A joint degree will be awarded. Students from all countries can apply for these scholarships. Individuals who have already benefited from an Erasmus Mundus scholarship are not eligible for a second scholarship.

Scholarships at Graz University of Technology in Austria

TU Graz is placing a focus on the training of information security experts. Three master’s degree programmes offered in the English language allow students to specialise in information security. Scholarships are awarded within the English-language master’s degree programmes in Computer Science, Information and Computer Engineering or Software Engineering and Management.

While, Financial assistance of 4,000 Euro per academic year – up to two academic years.

Application deadline: 15 January 
Confirmation of approval: by 15 March 

It is possible to apply for several scholarships, but only one scholarship can be awarded per person.

Mondi Scholarships

These Scholarships are available for bachelor programs and for Master programs. These fields of study are preferred for scholarships. 

  • The areas of technology
  • Natural science and economic science.

Scholarships are not available to students who are already studying in Austria. Only International students applying first time, can apply for these scholarships.

Meanwhile, For bachelor’s degree course, scholarship duration is 4 years. While for master’s course, scholarship duration is 1 to 2 years depending upon course length.

Scholarships are available for one year each. So, The extension of the scholarship will depend on the student’s success. These scholarships are fully-funded. As it cover tuition fee and living cost. While, There are travel charges and insurance also included in these scholarships. 

Maximum of 40 Scholarship holders each year by Mondi Group. Scholarships grant 12,000 Euros in total in a year for International students. 

Scholarship Application Eligibility Criteria:

Applications can be made by nationals of African, Asian, Central and Eastern European Countries and Austrian citizens, who are eligible for admission to an Austrian university or a university in their respective country of residence.

Scholarship Application Deadline; May every year.

Scholarships in Animal Breeding & Genetics in Austria

This MSc Scholarships in Animal Breeding and Genetics are available for third country nationals participating in the Masters Course. It is available for those students who have completed BSc or equivalent degree in Animal Science or related fields and good knowledge in English.

After completing students can meet the following challenges in livestock.

  • Increase in Livestock production 
  • Advancement in Animal breeding programmes. 
  • Improvement in health and welfare of Animals.

Partner Universities for this programme.

  • Wageningen University (the Netherlands).
  • University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (Austria).
  • Christian-Albrechts-Universität (Germany).
  • Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon (France).
  • Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Sweden).
  • The Norwegian University of Life Sciences(Norway).

Application deadline; February 1

North South Dialogue Scholarships

This scholarship programme awards funds in the areas of higher education, science and research for students from developing countries. This scholarship is available for selected Master programmes for specific countries. 

While, Funds for Researchers who work in Austria with duration of 3 to 12 months. Meanwhile, Funds for Doctoral Studies in Austria are for 3 years. Post-doc research in Austria with duration of 3 to 12 months.

Fields of Study for North-South-Dialogue Scholarship Programme

  • Natural Sciences.
  • Technical Sciences.
  • Medicine.
  • Agriculture and Forestry.
  • Veterinary Medicine. 
  • Social Sciences.
  • Law and Economics.

North-South-Dialogue Scholarship’s Programme Benefits

  • Monthly Grant of 880 Euros for Master Programme.  
  • Monthly Grant of 1040 Euros for Doctoral Programmes & PhD.  
  • Accommodation and travel expenses. 

Requirements to apply this Scholarship

  • International students from Non-EU countries can apply for this scholarship. 
  • Employment contract from homeland which will be taken up again after the scholarship. 
  • Fluent German and/or English skills.

Deadline: June 30th & December every year

One World Scholarships in government university of Austria

This scholarship programme is for International students, who have insufficient funds to support themselves for study in Austria. The students with excellent grades have higher chances for One World Scholarship. 

Requirements and Conditions for Scholarship

  • International Students from Non-EU background can apply for this scholarship. 
  • Student should be enrolled in any Austrian University. 
  • Need-Based Students are Preferred, who cannot bear financial problems.  
  • Student must show good grades in Degree programme to continue this scholarship. 
  • Students must show agreement to return to homeland after completing studies.

Grant awarding authority Information: Afro-Asian Institute (AAI) Graz (Place of study: Graz, Klagenfurt and Leoben), A-8010 Graz, Leechgasse 22, Tel: +43 316/32 44 34 58. e-mail: t.aichinger [at]

PhD Scholarships in Applied Mathematics, Monas University

It is University Scholarship in Austria for International students.

Young Researchers can apply for PhD in Applied and Computational Mathematics at Monash University, Austria.

Application Process 

All International students can apply for this scholarship from all over the world. As list of research areas is available on University website. So, Any topic interests you? While, In that case, approach the potential supervisor to discuss your application.

In addition need to know language requirements also. Scholarship application Deadline is October 31

As it can fluctuate by discussions with supervisor accordingly.

Enquiries Office Room 401, building 28
Monash University
Clayton Campus
Phone: +61 3 9905 4465
Fax: +61 3 9905 4403
Email: enquiries [at] 

PhD Scholarships in University of Leoben

Department of Metallurgy at University of Leoben, Austria offers PhD for Young and Ambitious researchers. While, It is job for researchers with attractive salary 32,200 Euros per year. 

Requirements for PhD: 

  • Graduation in Materials Science, Metallurgy or Solid-State Physics. 
  • Advanced skills in FEM simulation methods and materials computer modelling are beneficial.
  • High marks in the academic reports.
  • Good written and spoken English.

Deadline: 01 April

Contact: martina.mader[at]
Tel: +43 (0)3842/402-6021

Richard Plaschka Scholarships

The Richard Plaschka Scholarships are available for young university lecturers of history. While, Applicants should have interest in Austrian history.  University lecturers of all countries can apply for research periods in Austria.

So, Recipients of Plaschka grants can work as visiting researchers at university departments. Grants are available for four to nine months.

Benefits of Richard Plaschka Scholarships 

  • A monthly grant of  this scholarship is 1040 Euros. 
  • Travel costs  include 730 Euros.
  • Monthly book allowance is 93 Euros.
  • Richard Plaschka Scholarships cover Tuition fee. 

Scholarships at University of Klagenfurt

The University of Klagenfurt award scholarships for technology based studies to fulfil increasing demand of highly skilled professionals. 

The scholarship covers ICT sector and Aim as follows: 

  • increasing the number of highly qualified ICT professionals.
  • enhancing diversity in the Federal State of Carinthia and at the University of Klagenfurt.
  • increasing the number of international students at the University of Klagenfurt. 
  • promoting the University of Klagenfurt’s internationalization efforts.

In cooperation with the Carinthian Chamber of Commerce and Federation of Austrian Industries, scholarship holders will be supported in finding a paid internship in the first year of their Master’s degree programme. Scholarship holders shall be enabled to finance the second year of their Master’s degree programme with a paid internship, which is also part of the curriculum.

Check here all details and application process here.  Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research – OeAD.

The Institute for Human Sciences Robert Bosch Fellowships

The Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) awards 4 research fellowships in one the academic year. The programme is supported by the Robert Bosch Foundation. Robert Bosch Fellows are invited to spend 6 months in Vienna to pursue their research project while working in residence at the institute.

Funds issued by Institute are 10,000 Euros to cover all expenses related to the stay in Vienna (travel, apartment, health insurance, incidentals). Applications are accepted from PhD candidates and Post-doctoral researchers. The program is directed to graduates with a degree in the humanities and social sciences.

You need a research proposal to get this scholarship with any publications you have. Attach Reference letter from scholars, who are familiar with academic work. 

Voestalpine VAE Scholarships

It is University Scholarship in Austria for International students.

TU Graz and voestalpine VAE GmbH will jointly award two scholarships, each for a period of two years, to excellent TU Graz master’s students in the fields of Mechanical and Civil Engineering. The scholarship is preferably for newly admitted students at TU Graz.

Scholarship has duration of two years. 

So, The scholarship includes:

Monthly grant of 700 Euro for the duration of the scholarship. In which 400 Euro scholarship and 300 Euro supplementary funds to cover the cost of living.

An optional internship at voestalpine VAE GmbH is paid separately.

LogiCS doctoral program

It is University Scholarship in Austria for International students.

The LogiCS doctoral program is a PhD degree program funded. While, This LogiCS program is aimed at highly motivated students. So, There are many Universities which are collaborating with LogiCS doctoral program to create opportunities for young researchers. 

Austrian Government Scholarship program

Austrian Government Scholarship program for developing countries students. While, It is called The International Civilian Peacekeeping and Peace-building Training Programme (IPT). Meanwhile, This program offers training in different fields to International applicants. 

Province Of Burgenland Scholarships

The Province Of Burgenland is a Partial Funding international scholarship offered by Austrian Government. While, Scholarship is available for Undergraduates, Graduates, and Postgraduates studies. So, The value of the scholarship is EUR 600 per semester. 

Talent Austria Scholarships

Talent Austria Scholarships For Doctoral Candidates is a Partial Funding international scholarship offered by the Austrian Government. 

So, Here are more scholarships in Austria for International Students.

  • OeAD scholarship programmes for undergraduates, graduates, postgraduates, doctoral    Students and researchers. 
  • ImPulsTanz danceWEB Scholarship is another fully funded scholarship by Austrian Governement. 

Finally, You can approach Consult Studies Abroad for Guidance about scholarships, University admissions, and much more useful information. Because We prepare a strong Scholarship Application by emphasizing Personal statements and Motivation letters. Meanwhile, We Prepare Scholarship Applications for all countries.

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