Studying abroad - mobility programmes



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Grants for Cyber-Defence Research in Switzerland

EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, and the Swiss Cyber-Defence Campus have jointly launched the “CYD Fellowships – A Talent Program for Cyber-Defence Research” to build the next generation of research leaders in cybersecurity. CYD fellows will be hosted by a higher education institution in Switzerland and conduct their research at the CYD Campus located on the premises of EPFL and ETH Zürich and in its office in Thun.

Deadlines for applications:

  • a rolling call for Master Thesis Fellowship applications is open throughout the year;
  • August 16, 2021  for Doctoral and Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship applications.

The program offers funding for 6-month Master theses, 4-year PhDs, and (up to) 2-year postdocs.

An Applicant Workshop, opens an external URL in a new window dedicated to the CYD Fellowships will be held on 5 August 2021. The registration link is available here, opens an external URL in a new window.

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Marshall Plan Scholarship for USA

Get a scholarship for a reserach stay aimed at preparing your diploma or PhD thesis in the field of technical sciences!

You can still apply till September 30, 2021.

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Helmut Veith Stipend

The Helmut Veith Stipend is awarded annually to exceptionally talented and motivated female students. Applicants must be eligible for admission to one of the master’s programs in computer science at TU Wien, opens in new window that are taught in English.

- EUR 6000 per year,
- Waiver of tuition fees at TU Wien.

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myAbility Talent® Programm: Karriere mit Erasmus+

Mit einer Behinderung im Ausland lernen, studieren oder arbeiten? Soziale Teilhabe und Chancengleichheit sind Leitthemen der Erasmus-Generation 2021–2027. Das myAbility Talent ® Programm fördert vielversprechende Studierende mit Behinderungen und chronischen Erkrankungen mit einem hochkarätigen Talent-Development-Programm, matcht Unternehmen mit passenden Talents als mögliche zukünftige MitarbeiterInnen und stärkt den offenen Umgang mit Behinderung in Unternehmen.

Weitere Informationen:
Workshop, April 2021, opens an external URL in a new window  |  myAbility Talent® Programm, opens an external URL in a new window   |  Infos zur Erasmus+ Inklusionsunterstützung, opens an external URL in a new window   |  Erfahrungsberichte Mobilität mit Behinderung, opens an external URL   |  Inclusive Mobility Toolbox, opens an external URL in a new window

Information on Brexit

After the United Kingdom (UK) left the European Union, the respective transition phase, during which EU law and rules continued to apply, will end on December 31, 2020. For this reason, also the unrestricted movement of people between the United Kingdom and the European Union will end after this date. On the website of OeAD, you will find detailed information on Brexit - also in relation to international programmes.

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Erasmus study stays in the context of COVID-19

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Scientific projects in Switzerland, July 2020 - August 2021

Host University: HEIG-VD, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, School of Management and Engineering Vaud, Yverdon-les-Bains

Types of projects: Master Thesis or Internships

Expert areas: (1) Civil, Environmental, Bio-Engineering and Geomatics; (2) Mathematics, Information Technology and Communication; (3) Industrial Engineering

The projects usually last 5 to 6 months. As Switzerland is not part of Erasmus+, the School of Management and Engineering Vaud will take care of all paperwork and grants related to the students' mobility. In compensation for the students' work, the  interns will recieve free housing + payment of their basic expenses (400.-/month) + health insurance if needed.

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Announcement of HTU: "Härtefonds" of TU Wien and HTU Wien

There is a possibility to apply at HTU for a financial support provided from the "Härtefonds". The aim of this Fund is to support students of TU Wien who are in a financial or social emergency and cannot hope for another state support.

The application documentation should be submitted to

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Erasmus+ - neue Regelung für Stipendien

Studienbeihilfenbezieher dürfen sowohl das Auslandsstipendium der Studienbeihilfenbehörde als auch den Erasmusmobilitätszuschuss in voller Höhe gleichzeitig beziehen. Sobald man einen positiven Bescheid über die Studienbeihilfe bekommen hat, kann man nach einer Erasmusnominierung durch die Heimatuniversität gesondert um die Auslandsbeihilfe bei der Studienbeihilfenbehörde ansuchen. Damit soll es noch mehr Studierenden erleichtert werden am Erasmusprogramm teilzunehmen.

ERASMUS+ Praktika

Alle Studierenden, die ein Praktikum im International Office beantragen, müssen sich in TISS Mobility Services, opens an external URL in a new window als Erasmus-Praktikanten bewerben.

Bitte beachten Sie, dass zuerst das Learning Agreement for Traineeship im International Office abgegeben werden muss, bevor Sie sich in TISS Mobility Services registrieren.

Achtung: Die Bewerbung in TISS Mobility Services ist nur möglich, wenn Sie in TISS eingeloggt sind!

Erasmus+ - Joint Master Degrees

Im Rahmen des Programms Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree verleiht die EU-Kommission Stipendien an Studierende aus aller Welt. Die entsprechenden Angebote stehen nunmehr für Bewerbungen von Studierenden für das Studienjahr 2020/21 offen. Die Bewerbungs- und Auswahlverfahren werden jeweils von den koordinierenden Hochschulen durchgeführt.

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TISS - Mobility Services

"TISS - Mobility Services", opens an external URL in a new window is a TISS application that supports the handling of international mobility programmes at TU Wien, and was developed in cooperation between TISS developers and the International Office. Mobility Services should simplify the application process for you, make the administrative procedures more efficient for everyone involved, and make it easier for you to access the relevant information.

The most important mobility programs at TU Wien are managed via Mobility Services - these include in particular: ERASMUS, Joint Study, grants for diploma and PhD theses and specialist courses abroad, and the Marshall Plan Scholarship.

Please note:

  • Application is only possible if you are logged into TISS!
  • Software requirements: please use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome for your application in TISS if possible. Other browsers usually do not support data upload in Mobility Service.



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