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Datum objave: 18.09.2019

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General Information:

The positive development of the regional labour market in the sector of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has resulted in an increasing demand for skilled professionals. The University of Klagenfurt is responding to this demand by training highly qualified specialists in the ICT sector and awarding the University of Klagenfurt Technology Scholarships, which aim at

  • 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, and
  • promoting the University of Klagenfurt's internationalization efforts.

In cooperation with the Carinthian Chamber of Commerce (WKO) and Federation of Austrian Industries (IV), 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 part of the curriculum.

Based on an agreement with the University of Klagenfurt the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research - OeAD has published the call for applications and will accompany the selection process, award the scholarships and offer its services to the selected scholarship holders before and during their stay in Austria.

Target group: Students who

Countries/regions of origin:* Albania; Algeria; Belarus; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Croatia; Egypt; Estonia; Greece; Israel; Jordan; Kosovo; Latvia; Lebanon; Libya; Lithuania; Montenegro; Morocco, North Macedonia; Palestinian territories, Poland; Romania; Russian Federation; Serbia; Slovenia; Syria, Tunisia; Turkey; Ukraine; Uzbekistan.

*countries where the applicants completed a Bachelor’s degree relevant for one of the Master’s degree programmes listed above

Target country: Austria

Scholarship:

  • Monthly scholarship for the duration of max. 12 months: EUR 650*
  • One-time lump sum for travel costs between EUR 25 and EUR 540

*supplementary grant, own funds are required: Applicants from third countries/regions (non-EU/EEA countries/regions or Switzerland) may need to provide proof of additional funds to the Austrian residence authority when applying for aresidence permit – special cases of gainful employment”.

Scholarship holders will be exempted from paying tuition fees for the Master’s degree programme at the University of Klagenfurt and will be provided assistance when booking accommodation and applying for student health insurance in Austria.

Awarding Authority: OeAD-GmbH with financial support provided by the University of Klagenfurt.

Quota: A maximum of 20 scholarships will be awarded for the academic year 2019/20.

Closing date for applications: 20.10.2019 for scholarship holders starting their studies in summer semester 2020.*          

*Summer semester starts on 1st of March 2020.

Application Procedure: Exclusively online.

The following documents have to be uploaded with the online application:

*In the case that applicants haven't completed their Bachelor's degree at the time of application, a Transcript of Records will suffice.

Please note: Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.

Selection Procedure:

The selection process consists of the following stages:

  1. Examination of the formal requirements
  2. Assessment and evaluation of the application by experts (including a Skype interview)
  3. Final decision by the University of Klagenfurt

Please note: The principle of competition applies to all scholarships, i.e. there is no legal entitlement to a scholarship even if all formal application requirements are fulfilled.

Further Information: OeAD scholarship holders will be able to book accommodation in a dormitory with the OeAD Housing Office. The monthly costs for accommodation in Klagenfurt are:

  • monthly rent: approx. EUR 250 to 360*
  • monthly administrative fee: EUR 18*

* as of 2019, subject to change without notice

OeAD scholarship holders need to have health insurance that is accepted by the Austrian authorities for the duration of their stay in Austria.

Please note that scholarship holders are not allowed to take up paid work in Austria while receiving an OeAD scholarship. Paid internships are permitted, as long as they are part of the curriculum and approved by the head of the degree programme and OeAD.

For further information, please visit University of Klagenfurt Technology Scholarships

Contact Information:

  • Contact at the OeAD-GmbH: Katharina Engel (katharina.engel@oead.at)
  • Contact at the University of Klagenfurt:International Office (technology.grants@aau.at)