Scholarships

A limited number of partial scholarships ranging from € 400 to € 2,800 are available for the European Studies section of the univie: summer school.

The remaining amount to cover the sum of  € 3,585.20 (€ 2,010 summer school fee, € 20.20 Austrian students' union fee, plus € 1,555 double room accommodation and full board) must be paid by the applicant.

The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial need. In order to receive a scholarship, students must demonstrate their financial need by describing their financial situation and submitting related documents.

Scholarship Application Requirements

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Most lectures take place in Bürglhaus

The application deadline for scholarship applications is February 28, 2021. Applications must have reached the office of the Sommerhochschule by this date.

The scholarships are granted for participation in the European Studies section. Therefore scholarship students must attend and complete at least three European Studies courses. A German course can only be taken in addition to those three European Studies courses. The course selection on the application form has to meet these requirements.

Applicants have to be at least 18 years old and must have completed two years of studies at college or university level in their countries of residence or have an educational background equivalent to one year at a European university before the beginning of the program.

Scholarship applicants must be in attendance for the whole period of the summer school, be able to take part in the number of required courses, have an adequate command of the English language and be in good health. Students whose native language is not English must submit evidence of proficiency in English with their application.

I am grateful for the scholarship I received and for the opportunity to come to Strobl. In a fascinating way, it was maybe even the best month in my entire life and made me a better person."

Sanja Hajdinjak (Croatia)

Scholarship Application Procedure

The application deadline for scholarship applications is February 28. Application material must have reached the office of the Sommerhochschule by this date.

Application material must be sent to the following address (emailed applications cannot be accepted):
Innovationszentrum Universität Wien GmbH – Sommerhochschule
Campus of the University of Vienna
Alser Strasse 4/Hof 1/Tuer 1.16
1090 Vienna
Austria

Scholarship applicants accepted by the Sommerhochschule will be informed via email after April 30. It is advisable to check the email account on a regular basis after applying.

If you have been awarded a scholarship, you will be asked to accept the scholarship grant in writing by signing a form sent to you via email.

Upon notification of their acceptance and information about the amount granted, students are required to pay the remaining balance within two weeks into the bank account of the Sommerhochschule:
Innovationszentrum Universität Wien GmbH – Sommerhochschule
Bank: Bank Austria
Bank address: Schottengasse 6, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Account number: 00282240100
Bank code: 11000
BIC: BKAUATWW
IBAN: AT57 1100 0002 8224 0100

 

The applicant's full name (first name and surname) has to be stated as "reason for transfer" or "reason for payment". All charges in connection with the payment must be borne by the participant. In some cases charges can be incurred both in your home country and in Austria.

After the Sommerhochschule receives the payment the applicant will be informed via email and receive a payment confirmation and/or an official invitation letter (which might be needed for visa applications) via regular mail.

Scholarship Application Material

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The campus offers lots of places and opportunities for social interaction with other participants

Students applying for a scholarship have to submit the same material as regular applicants. Please refer to the application material 1-6. Scholarship applicants do not have to submit a deposit.

In addition to the application material listed, scholarship applications have to submit the completed application form for financial assistance together with documents demonstrating the applicant’s financial need.

 

The following documents are required:

1. Proof of the applicant’s monthly net income: Pay-slip(s) or income tax return(s) from the applicant, on which the monthly net income is made apparent. Pay-slips may not be older than 3 months. Income tax returns should be from the recent year.

 

2. Proof of the monthly net income of the applicant’s parents (if the applicant is under 30): Pay-slip(s) or income tax return(s) from the applicant’s parents, on which the monthly net income is made apparent. Pay-slips may not be older than 3 months. Income tax returns should be from the recent year. If the applicant is over 30 no proof of the parent’s income has to be provided.

 

3. Proof of the monthly net income of the applicant’s partner or spouse (if the applicant is living in the same household): Pay-slip(s) or income tax return(s) from the applicant’s partner, on which the monthly net income is made apparent. Pay-slips may not be older than 3 months. Income tax returns should be from the recent year. If the applicant is not living in the same household with the partner, no proof of the partner’s income has to be provided.

 

4. Proof of any other existing financial support (e.g. scholarship, state support): Documents stating the kind of support, the amount granted and the period for which it is granted.

 

Documents can be accompanied by an explanation if necessary. All supporting documents have to be submitted in English or German or with a certified translation into English or German.