Which grants and scholarships are available for students at TU Wien?

This website provides an overview of existing financial support.

Study Grants from the Austrian Study Grant Authority are supposed to support financially disadvantaged students.

For students who are Austrian citizens as well as students who fulfill the Austrian citizen status (§ 4 StudFG).

Applications for Study Grants can usually be sent in between September and December for the wintersemester and between February and May for the summersemester. Please refer to the current deadlines on the website of the Study Grant Authority, opens an external URL in a new window. (only available in German)

 

Further information, requirements and the application process are provided by the Austrian Study Grant Authority:

 

Students who receive a Study Grant have the opportunity to receive further grants and subsidies. Details can be found on the website of the Austrian Study Grant Authority, opens an external URL in a new window. (unfortunately also only available in German)

The Study Grant based on Own Income are supposed to support students who have been "self-financing" for at least four years from the Austrian Study Grant Authority.

 

Further information, requirements and the application process are provided by the Austrian Study Grant Authority:

Grants for Students Coming from Abroad to study at TU Wien can be found on the OeAD's GRANTS website, opens an external URL in a new window.

The Merit Scholarship Grants at universities are intended to support students and graduates who have achieved outstanding academic performance in accordance with the study regulations. The scholarship is usually awarded at the end of an academic year.

Funding Grants
are intended to support scientific or artistic work from students (diploma theses and dissertations).

 

Current deadlines can be found on the TU Website of the Admission Office ! (only available in German)

Further information, requirements and the application process are provided by the dean's offices:

  • Faculty of Architecture and Planning:
    on the Website
  • Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering:
    on the Website (only available in German)
  • Faculty of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering:
    on the Website
  • Faculty of Technical Chemistry: 
    on the Website (only available in German)
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Geoinformation as well as Faculty of Physics:
    on the Website
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology:
    on the Website
  • Faculty of Informatics:
    auf der Website

The TU Wien awards Foundation Grants to students with social need. The complete application must be sent by e-mail to stiftungs-stipendium@tuwien.ac.at usually until February.

 

Current deadlines can be found on the TU Website of the Admission Office ! (only available in German)

Further information, requirements and the application process:

The Helmut Veith Stipend is for female students in the field of computer science (CS) who (plan to) pursue one of the Master‘s programme in Computer Science at TU Wien taught in English and who have (or have the interest to develop) a solid mathematical and technical background in at least one of the areas in which Austrian scientist Helmut Veith worked, are invited to apply in November for the annually awarded Helmut Veith Stipend. 

 

Further information, current dates, requirements and the application process:

The application for a graduation scholarship can be submitted once per academic year for a Bachelor's or Master's study programme. The application must be sent with all the required documents by e-mail to abschluss-stipendium@tuwien.ac.at between October and November. Please refer to the corresponding TU website for the current deadline. (only available in German)

 

Further information, requirements and application:

The Graduation Scholarship from the Austrian Study Grant Authority is intended for students who have almost completed their studies and have been employed for at least 36 months before the graduation scholarship can be granted. Applications can be submitted at any time.

 

Further information, requirements and the application process are provided by the Austrian Study Grant Authority:

Funds of the Austrian National Union of Students (ÖH)

The social fund of the Austrian National Union of Students (ÖH) offers all students who are members of the ÖH and are in a particular financial emergency situation the opportunity to receive a one-time grant every 12 months.

 

The following funds are offered:

The social fund is the most frequently paid out fund. The general requirements, opens an external URL in a new window must be fulfilled for receiving it.

The children's fund provides support for unexpected costs for your  child (therapy, children's furniture, etc.) or during pregnancy that cannot be afforded (childcare costs (crèche, after-school care, kindergarten, etc.) also count). More information can be found on the ÖH website "Studying with children", opens an external URL in a new window.

A housing fund is intended to support students who have been living in their flat for more than 3 months and cannot afford the rent or are in a financial emergency due to energy bills.

In case of conflicts with parents regarding maintenance claims, an out-of-court mediation can be conducted. An application can be made to the ÖH mediation fund for the costs incurred for the first three hours of mediation.

For costs arising from current or necessary future psychotherapy an application may be made to the psychotherapy fund.

There is a fund for students with disabilities for those students who have additional expenses during their studies due to their disability.

 

Further information, requirements and application:

Study Abroad

Students who receive a Study Grant and spend one (or more) semesters abroad as part of their study programme can receive a Grant for Studying Abroad in addition to the domestic grant.

 

Further information, requirements and the application process are provided by the Austrian Study Grant Authority:

If you are doing the whole Bachelor's or Master's degree in a country of the European Economic Area (EEA), in Switzerland or in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, you are eligible for a Mobility Grant.

 

Further information, requirements and the application process are provided by the Austrian Study Grant Authority:

 

Further Grants

Further scholarships can be found in the TU Wien University Gazettes, opens an external URL in a new window. The following keywords can help you search: scholarship, scholarships, grant, grants

Current and other federal grants for students can be found on the website of the Austrian Study Grant Authority, opens an external URL in a new window. (only available in German)

 

Contact:

Further information can be found in the HTU Sozialreferat, opens an external URL in a new window. (only available in German)