Scholarships Merit-based
OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation

Summer courses of Lectures for Institutes of Languages from the University

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Various benefits
11 countries
Application deadline


As an agency of the Republic of Austria OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation thus contribute to inclusive, equal and high-quality education. They work in Austria, Europe and internationally in priority countries. The OeAD is the national agency for the implementation of Erasmus+ and the European Solidarity Corps.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



Course costs +_accomodation

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • accommodation
  • travel expenses
  • other


Summer courses are bilateral courses in which Austrian students study the language of the host country while students of the host country learn German, as well as attend lectures on cultural topics. In some summer courses, translation may be a focus. Students from both countries spend their leisure time together.


Participation in a summer course is limited to one course per language and year.



promotion of the goal of the EU, according to which at least one other foreign language should be learned in addition to English, in order to maintain linguistic diversity in society

support the advancement of junior academics

promote mutual understanding

Applicable programmes


The course costs will be paid by the grant, covering the following:


3 meals a day;


culture-and-society-of-the-country-programme and culture programme - e. g. trips and presentations that will be held within the course.

Austrian participants are responsible for their own travel, repatriation and health insurance.

Non-Austrian participants are required to show proof of comprehensive health and casualty insurance coverage.

Applicants from EU/EEA countries: within the European Union, costs for medical care are covered by the national insurance carrier in your home country. Please have your European health insurance card with you at all times. Costs for international travel insurance (including repatriation insurance) may vary.

Travel costs for these summer courses may also vary.

A registration fee is required to sign up for the course. This can be refunded in the event of a cancellation.


  • Applicants who are actively pursuing degrees or research (at least 8 ECTS in the previous semester) at Austrian public universities, universities of applied sciences or private universities are eligible to apply for this grant.
  • Basic knowledge of the foreign language is required, equivalent to 4 semester periods per week of successfully completed study.
  • Grant recipients are required to be present at the place of study to pursue their studies or research project.
  • Grant recipients are not allowed to engage in paid employment beside their academic duties.

Scholarship requirements




11 countries



Study experience required

High school




Application deadline


All grant recipients are required to fill out an evaluation form at the end of the summer course.

Each course has its own application form which can be found either on the website of the organising institution.

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