Step 1:

  1. Start an application in Mobility Online
  2. Create the financial plan
  3. Organise a travel cost calculation (flight) from the internet
  4. 2 recommendation letters of habilitated professors (O.Prof., Ao.Prof., Univ.Prof., Priv.Doz., Assoc. Prof.). The professors must not be from the same institute.
  5. Transcript of Records BSc and MSc (BOKUonline: transcripts/weighted by ECTS credits /Valid Document: Create valid document. Must include digital signature and "grade average, weighted by ECTS credits")
  6. Degree certificates
  7. Curriculum Vitae (including your signature) and Motivation letter (in English)
  8. List of equivalent courses


You need the list of equivalence courses for the allowance of the courses you will complete abroad. The courses have to be affirmed by the programme coordinators and the Dean.
 


Programme coordinators:

FW / HW
KTWW
LAP
LMBT
LW
UBRM
Prof. Gratzer
Prof. Klik
Dr. Grimm-Pretner
Prof. Haltrich
Dr. Wurzinger
Prof. Haas

Choose at the website of the partner university for courses. Follow the criteria  Courses - Codes - Credits.

You have to choose a full semester study load.

If you want to have compulsory courses as equivalents to your courses you complete abroad, the lecturer of the compulsory course has to sign the equivalent on the list of equivalent courses.

If you just want elective courses as equivalents the signature of the programme coordinator is sufficient.

The list of equivalent courses has to be signed by the Dean.

If the committee nominates you for another university than you have chosen you have to repeat this procedure for the new university.

9.    The proof of foreign languages: Spanish or English III, language examination at the Center for International Relations or TOEFL/ IELTS test (most of the partner universities require a TOEFL/IELTS test).

10.  Submit the application material at the Center for International Relations in time for the relevant deadline.


Cancellation Fee: 50 Euro
If you decide to cancel your application after submission of your documents, we will ask you for an administrative fee of 50 Euros. Exceptions: severe illness (including medical certificate), travel advisory from the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, severe illness or death of a close relative.


Deadlines

January 2020 (date to be announced)  (online application sent)

  • For the following fall Semester in USA + Kanada (Middle of August/Beginning of September - Christmas)
    Attention: the deadline for the fall semester/ spring semester at Kansas State University is 1rst of June, an application in January is not possible for Kansas State University
  • For the following  semester 2 in Australia + New Zealand (Beginning of July-  End of November)
  • For the following semester ciclo-II in Peru (Beginning of September - Silvester)
  • For the following semester 2 in Japan (October - March)
  • For the following semester 2 in South Africa (July-December)

June 2020 (date to be announced) (online application sent)

  • For the following spring semester in USA + Kanada (Beginning of January-  Middle of May)
    Attention: the deadline for the fall semester/ spring semester at Kansas State University is 1rst of June, an application in January is not possible for Kansas State University
  • For the following semester 1 in Australia and New Zealand (Middle/End of February - Middle/End of June)
  • For the following semester ciclo-I in Peru (Middle of March – Middle of July)
  • For the following semester 1 in Japan (April - September)
  • For the following semester 1 in South Africa (February - June)

Documents:

•    Application form
•    Motivation Letter (in English)
•    Curriculum Vitae (in English)
•    2 recommendation letters of habilitated professors of BOKU
•    Language certificate (at least English III and accordingly Spanish III for La Molina); Can also be the language
      examination of the Center for International Relations
•    Transcripts of records of the bachelor and master studies in English including the weighted grade point
      average
•    Degree Certificates (Bachelor Degree, including back site with date+stamp)
•    List of equivalent courses
•    Travel costs calculation
 
The application material has to be submitted in person at the Center for International Relations.

Uncompleted, unreadable or delayed application material will not be considered!


Awarding:

The international committee considers the nomination. The international committee is composed by the head of the Center of International Relations and one deputy of each study programme.

The following criteria are assessed:
•    Study process (duration and grade point average)
•    Motivation and preparation of the study intent
•    Language skills
•    Overall impression of the applicants

The motivation is very important. You have to argue why you choose a certain destination and why you choose certain courses.


Step 2:

1. If you have submitted your completed application in time, the international committee decides about your nomination within about four weeks

2. You will get a written answer via mail (including the declaration acceptance). The original declaration acceptance has to be submitted at the Center for International Relations.

 

Step 3:

1. The Joint Study Coordinator contacts you, when the host university confirms the available study place. You have to complete the application form of the partner university at that time.

IMPORTANT  INFORMATION: Most of the partner universities require a TOEFL test or IELTS test with a certain amount of points. You have to fulfill all the requirements of the host university. Please inform yourself on the website of the partner institution.

2. The application material has to be sent to the partner institution by the Center for International Relations. The admission package will be sent to the Center for International Relations or directly to the student.

3. If you get your admission letter you can apply for student visa.

4. The grant will be disbursed about 2 weeks before your stay abroad.


Information about visa:

Search for foreign representations in Vienna: Foreign Representations in Austria

USA
US Embassy in Austria: see "SEVIS Fee for J, F and M Visa Applicants": https://at.usembassy.gov/visas/nonimmigrant-visas/
Canada Visa application center: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/corporate/contact-ircc/offices/international-visa-offices/vienna.html
Australia Visas: https://austria.embassy.gov.au/vien/Visas_and_Migration.html
New Zealand Study in New Zealand; https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas/options/study
Peru Sección Consular de la Embajada del Perú en la República de Austria: http://www.consulado.pe/es/viena/Paginas/Inicio.aspx
Japan Japanese Embassy in Vienna: https://www.at.emb-japan.go.jp/de/20_consulate/index.html
South Africa South African Embassy in Vienna: https://www.suedafrika-botschaft.at/en/visa-consular.html
Mexico Embajada de México en Austria: https://embamex.sre.gob.mx/austria/index.php/es/