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Joint Study Scholarship per month:
Depending on the target country at most 377 euro
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.
A maximum of 1029 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 (TOEFL test, visa, health care etc.)
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 Haftplfich insurance can be found online: www.oeh.ac.at/service/oeh-versicherung 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: https://short.boku.ac.at/int-in-life-insurance-en.html