Scholarship Council of the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria for Master studies in the Field of International Relations

    The scholarships are awarded by the foundation board from funds of the Conciliation Fund of the Republic of Austria for descendents of forced labourers or people coming from countries that have suffered exceptionally from the Nazi regime, particularly from the recruitment of forced labourers.


    • Good knowledge of German or English has to be proved, depending on the language in which the project is to be carried out in Austria.
    • Age limit: 40 for Doctoral students, 35 for other students.


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    1. monthly scholarship instalment: 940 EUR There is no additional funding for tuition fees.

    2. accident and health insurance; if necessary, the OeAD (Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research) will effect an accident and health insurance. The costs for the insurance have to be covered from the scholarship.

    3. The OeAD provides scholarship holders with accommodation (student dormitory or apartment). Monthly costs: 220 to 470 EUR (depending on the level of comfort requested by the scholarship holder). The scholarship holder has to pay an administrative fee of 18 EUR/month to the OeAD for the provision of accommodation. The costs for the accommodation have to be covered from the scholarship.

    4. Applicants from countries which are neither members of the EU nor members of EFTA or OECD can be granted a travel allowance. The lump sum depends on the country of origin.

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