AKTION Czech Republic-Austria

AKTION Czech Republic-Austria

AKTION Czech Republic-Austria, cooperation in science and education, is a programme supporting bilateral cooperation in the tertiary sector through grants and collaborative projects.

Scholarships

for the academic year 2017/2018

AKTION is a scholarship program for students and academic researchers providing study and research internships at Austrian state universities and technical colleges - Fachhochschulen  .

AKTION scholarships  are available for all citizens of the European Union, the European Economic Area and Switzerland, who are enrolled in a master or doctoral program, eventually are employed in eligible institutions in the Czech Republic (public universities according to the Annex No. 1. of the Universities Act no. 111/1988 Coll.).

Semester scholarships and short-term research scholarships:

Target group:

 Students of master/doctoral programs and academic  
 researchers

Purpose:

 students - only for the preparation of a master thesis or  
 dissertation,

 academic researchers:  for a short-term research scholarship

Age limit:

 age is not determined; scholarship is designed to develop the professional scientific careers, especially for scientific youth

Duration:

 1 – 5 months: semester scholarships
 1 – 3 months: short-term research scholarship

Deadlines for applications:

 15th March: only for the winter semester

 31th October: only for the summer semester

 

Scholarships for university teachers:

Target group:

 University teachers

Purpose:

 research scholarship

Age limit:

 age is not determined; scholarship is designed to develop the professional scientific careers, especially for scientific youth

Duration:

1 month

Deadlines for applications:

15th April,, 30th November

 

Habilitation scholarships for post-docs:

Target group:

Post-docs

Purpose:

Preparation of the habilitation thesis

Age limit:

max.10 years after the dissertation defense

Duration:

6 months

Deadline for applications:

15th March

 

Information about Austrian universities: http: www.studienwahl.at

Information about scholarships in Austria: http://www.grants.at/,  http://www.oead.at/

Applications at: https://www.scholarships.at/

 

Information about tuition fees at Austrian universities

 Tuition fees have been introduced at Austrian universities since the winter semester 2001/2002. Tuition fees have been set at EUR 363.36 per semester. Detailed information about rules for payment of tuition fees can be found on the website of the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research - OeAD-GmbH.

Exemption from tuition fees

Scholarship holders of the AKTION Czech Republic - Austria program and also other programs, that are financed from state funds, are exempt from paying tuition fees.

• Questions

For more information please contact the central management of each university, the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) and the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research - OeAD-GmbH.

All students in Austria are required to pay the so-called ÖH-Beitrag, i. e., the student organization membership fee - Österreichische HochschülerInnenschaft – which also includes the contribution to accident insurance. The total amount of the membership fee is € 17.50. More information can be found here or on the website of the host university.