Scholarships & Grants

The OEAD ( Austrian Exchange Service) provides a scholarship platform, where you can find funds, scholarships and awards to your specific requirements:

'grants.at' offers a comprehensive list of scholarships made available by Austria to foreign students and researchers wishing to pursue studies in Austria. Either enter the name of the grant you are looking for or search for grants fitting to you.

You can also find a selection of opportunities for applicants from India and other South Asian countries in the below PDF (undergraduate to PhD programmes, post-doc research):

Ernst Mach Grant for studying in Austria

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Named after famous Austrian physicist Ernst Mach, two grants are offered:The Ernst Mach grant to study at an Austrian university of applied sciences provides an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students of Natural Sciences, Technical Sciences, Human Medicine, Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanitiesto study for up to 10 months at an Austrian university of applied sciences.         

The Ernst Mach worldwide grant is aimed ad postgraduate or PhD students in the same fields who can study and undertake research in Austria for up to 9 months

For details go to the 'grants.at' website (Link on right hand side)

Richard Plaschka Fellowship in Austrian history

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The Richard Plaschka fellowship provides an opportunity for young unviersity teachers in the field of history who focus their research on Austrian history. The grantee can undertake research at an Austrian institution for up to 18 months.

For details go to the 'grants.at' website (Link on right hand side)

APPEAR scholarships

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The "APPEAR Austrian Partnership Programme in Higher Education & Research for Development" is open to students from Bhutan and Nepal desiring to pursue Master or PhD studies in Austria, as well as to academic partnership projects between universities from the countries. The scholarships are financed in part by the Austrian Development Cooperation. The 2015 call for applications is open from 31 March until 31 July 2015. Please find detailed information on the APPEAR website (Link on right hand side).

Austrian literature, German language & translation

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Opportunities regarding Austrian literature and German language students, researchers, authors and translators are mentioned on our website (Link on right hand side)

EURAXESS - Researchers in Motion

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Euraxess Austria is a web portal communicating research positions and fellowships in Austria and providing advice and support on mobility for researchers in the country.

For more details go to the Euraxess Austria website (Link on right hand side)

Studying at the Salzburg Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management

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The Austrian Development Agency offers a limited number of scholarships for students from Bhutan to pursue studies at the Salzburg Tourism Schools. The institutes offer English language diploma courses in tourism- and hospitality management. Please find detailed information on this scholarship on their website (Link on right hand side).