The Erasmus grant only covers the higher living costs in the host country, and the grant rates vary by country (400-500 Euro/month).

Rates for 2018/19


Students will receive 80% of their grant prior to departure and 20% after submitting all their papers upon returning to Austria.

There are additional grants for students with special needs (medical certificate) as well as for students with children. Please contact your Erasmus coordinator at the Centre for International Relations (Agnes Liebl) a.s.a.p. for more information.

For additional grants, please see:

  • Some federal states (Bundesländer) provide grants, further details can be found on the website of the Landesregierung.
  • Cultural institutes and embassies also sometimes give scholarships to students.
  • www.grants.at
  • IMPORTANT: An Erasmus grant must not be combined with another study abroad grant directly financed by the BMWFW, BMBF or another federal unit; also, it must not be combined with other EU grants (e.g. Joint Master degree grant).

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