Grant programs

Study Abroad Programme 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 November 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 November 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 November 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 November 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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