Grant programs

COVID-19 Update (26.11.2020):

Please note that you can only receive financial aid for a physical stay in the country of your host institution. You may switch from on-site to virtual exchange as long as you are still physically present in the host country.

In addition to the regular application documents, each  PLUS scholarship applicant must sign a declaration of personal responsibility (in German OR English version) and submit it with the remaining application documents:

Erklärung zur Eigenveranwortung

Applicant’s Declaration for a Subsidised Stay Abroad

Due to the unpredictability of the spread of SARS-CoV-2, all interested parties are advised to inform themselves independently about the current travel information for the destination country: https://www.bmeia.gv.at/reise-aufenthalt/reisewarnungen/

The University of Salzburg advises not to travel to countries for which travel warnings have been issued.

If the participant travels to a risky area, PLUS will not be liable for any damages that may occur. It is expressly pointed out that a possible repatriation by the state is not guaranteed and that a travel health insurance may lose its validity.

 

Study Abroad Grant

The University of Salzburg has many agreements with universities worldwide, which enable students to attend courses abroad tuition-free. These courses can then be accredited to their course programme at the University of Salzburg. Availability, scope and content of the "Study Abroad Programme" vary for each partner university.

Grant duration: the length of the study period is from a minimum of one semester (or trimester) up to a year.

Next submission deadline: 15th December 2020

Detailed information:

Study Abroad grant / exchange grant – English

Grant rates for destination country

 

Grant for short-term, study-relevant specific courses abroad

These are specialised courses (summer and winter schools) for learning academic methods and practices which are absolutely necessary for the students study programme in Austria, as well as being relevant to their job prospects.

Grant duration: minimum 1 week, maximum 3 months.

Next submission deadline: 15th December 2020

Detailed information:

Short-term, study-relevant specific courses abroad – English 

Grant rates for destination country 

 

Grant for short-term, academic theses work abroad

Granted to those wishing to carry out necessary, study-relevant work for example diploma or theses research (in laboratories, libraries, academic collections, archives and field research). Grant cover for is between 1 and 6 months. 

Particular exceptions are made to shorten the stay, but for no shorter than 14 days;

Grant duration: bachelor theses for maximum 1 month, Diploma/Master theses maximum 3 months, dissertation students will not be funded for longer than 6 months.

Next submission deadline: 15th December 2020

Detailed information:

Grant for short-term, academic theses work abroad – English

Grant rates for destination country

 

Subsidy for study abroad - students of english and american studies / romance language and literatures / slavonic studies

Students of the above-mentioned study programmes can apply for a subsidy to support their study at a foreign university in order to perfect their language skills.

Grant duration: the duration of the study period must be at least a semester but no more than a year.

Next submission deadline: 15th December 2020

Detailed information:

Subsidy for study abroad – students of English and American Studies/ Romance Language and Literatures/ Slavonic Studies - English 

Grant rates for destination country 

 

Subsidy for doctoral theses students visiting conferences abroad

The University of Salzburg allocates subsidies to doctoral these students who wish to visit conferences/ congresses/ symposia/ workshops abroad. The targeted group is doctoral students of the University of Salzburg who are not contracted workers at the university. The following costs will be covered by the funding: travel, accommodation and allowance. 

There are two submission deadlines each year:

31st January and 30th June

Detailed information:

Application requirements and documents – English

Application form

 

Further grants for students, graduates and scholars

The OeAD (Österreichische Austauschdienst) provides information on public and private scholarships with their online database, with the results able to be filtered according to specific criteria.

Link to the Austrian Exchange Service scholarship databank

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