The Joint Study grant consists of the following elements: Scholarship per month (4x) + travel allowance (1x) + fee subsidy (1x360€) + in certain cases: vaccination subsidy (max. 300€ of the proven vaccination costs)

Joint Study Scholarship per month:

USA: 472 €
Australia: 372 €
Canada: 327 €
Mexico: 335 €
Peru: 154 €
New Zealand - Aotearoa: 372 €
Japan: 653 €
Chile: 216 €
Sout Africa: 217 €
Brazil: 243 €
UK: 470 €
Indonesia: 216 €
Israel: 308€

The applicants in an employment status get in the case of perpetuation of the earnings just 50% of the monthly scholarship rate if the monthly net salary is higher than 750 euro.

The scholarship will be paid for a maximum of 4 months.

Travel allowance:

USA: 575 €
Australia: 1289 €
Canada: 661 €
Mexico: 726 €
Peru: 726 €
New Zealand - Aotearoa: 1412 €
Japan: 692 €
Chile:  726 €
South Africa: 725 €
Brazil: 726 €
UK: 201 €
Indonesia: 800 €
Israel: 726 €

Travel allowance
A maximum of 1412 Euro
If you apply for a study place at a university which has tuition fee, you can make a request for an one-time grant of 300 Euro.

Grant for special costs (fee subsidy) ( visa, health care etc.)
360 Euro

Vaccination cost subsidy:

A maximum of €300 of the proven vaccination costs can be covered for vaccinations that are recommended by the WHO for the target country. The vaccination cost subsidy must be requested when applying.

If you can provide proof of a WHO vaccination recommendation for a specific country, you can apply for an additional grant of up to a maximum of 300 euros in addition to the joint study scholarship. Please specify in the application. WHO vaccination requirements and recommendations for international travelers: 

Tuition fees at the host university

Please consider that you are free of tuition fees at the host university due to the bilateral agreement. According to the host university the tuition fees are between 5000 Euro and 25000 Euro. That means you are applying for a study place and for a scholarship.
Various fees as the university health cover, transportation fee, sports facilities fees etc. and the student visa has to be paid by yourself! You have to anticipate these costs of an amount between 300 and 700 Euros.

Minimal demand of ECTS
The minimal demand for ECTS is 3 ECTS per month at the host university.

In case of cancellation of the student if it is not an act of nature beyond control (for example: illness, pregnancy), you have to pay a cancellation fee of 50 euro.
If the scholarship or grants are not used for the intended purpose you have to pay it back. In the case of additional funding you have to pay back parts of the grant amount as well.

The grant does not include insurance. Please check with your insurance company before you start your journey to determine whether you are entitled to insurance in the destination country.

Information on the ÖH Haftpflicht insurance can be found online: Please check whether your destination country is included. For USA, Canada, for example, an extra application must be made. For explanation in English see also:

Please note the information from the Federal Ministry: 
Please note the information on travel vaccinations: Travel vaccinations & travel medical advice in Vienna: