Here you will find all the important questions and answers about the Scholarship Programme for a World at a glance. If you have general questions about studying in Austria, residence permits, language acquisition and job search, please send an email to the Student Affairs Office. If we can't help you, we usually know who else you can contact.

No. We are a scholarship-awarding organisation. We do not offer any degree programmes ourselves. Applicants for a One World Scholarship must apply for admission to a university or university of applied sciences themselves.

All public universities and universities of applied sciences in the provinces of Salzburg and Tyrol. These are: Uni Salzburg, FH Salzburg, Uni Innsbruck, MCI Innsbruck, FH Kufstein, MedUni Innsbruck.

We are guided by the OECD DAC list. Currently, these are the following countries:

Afghanistan; Algeria; Angola; Anguilla; Equatorial Guinea; Argentina; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Ethiopia; Bangladesh; Belize; Benin; Bhutan; Bolivia; Botswana; Brazil; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cabo Verde; China; Cook Islands; Costa Rica; Cote d'Ivoire; Dominica; Cambodia; Cameroon; Dominican Republic; Djibouti; Ecuador; El Salvador; Eritrea; Eswatini; Fiji; Gabon; Gambia; Georgia; Ghana; Grenada; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; India; Indonesia; Iraq; Iran; Jamaica; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kyrgyzstan; Yemen; Kiribati; Colombia; Comoros; Congo - Democratic Republic; Korea - Republic; Cuba; Lao - Democratic People's Republic; Lesotho; Lebanon; Liberia; Libya; Madagascar; Malawi; Malaysia; Maldives; Mali; Morocco; Marshall Islands; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mexico; Micronesia - Federated States of; Mongolia; Montserrat; Mozambique; Myanmar; Namibia; Nauru; Nepal; Nicaragua; Niger; Nigeria; Niue; Pakistan; Palestine; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Rwanda; Solomon Islands; Zambia; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Zimbabwe; Somalia; Sri Lanka; St. Helena; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and the Grenadines; South Africa; Sudan; South Sudan; Suriname; Syria - Arab Republic; Tajikistan; Tanzania - United Republic; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Togo; Tokelau; Tonga; Chad; Tunisia; Turkmenistan; Tuvalu; Uganda; Uzbekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; Viet Nam; Wallis and Futuna; Central African Republic.

No. Admission to a Master's or PhD program in Salzburg or Tyrol must absolutely be given.

There are many different joint degree programmes. Please contact us in advance to find out whether the programme is eligible. In any case, funding is only provided for the period of study in Austria.

Applications are usually accepted once a year from the beginning of June to the end of July. Please visit our website regularly or follow us on FB, Twitter or LinkedIn to receive up-to-date information about the call for applications.

The decision if you are admitted to the scholarship programme or not will be made in mid-August. You will be informed immediately in any case.

Scholarship holders must arrange their own accommodation and social security. These costs are not covered. In addition to the monthly scholarship instalments, the costs for participation in study-related education are covered. Furthermore, it is possible to apply for additional support for study-related expenses (e.g. conference attendance, compulsory excursions, software purchases).

Currently, tuition fees are waived for scholarship holders at the following universities and universities of applied sciences: University of Salzburg, University of Innsbruck, FH Salzburg, MCI Innsbruck (significantly reduced).

Scholarship contracts are concluded for a maximum of one academic year. If the requirements continue to be met and positive progress is made in the studies, the scholarship contract will be extended. The maximum funding period corresponds to the standard period of study + one tolerance semester.

Educational opportunities complementary to studies are an integral part of the scholarship programme and largely obligatory for scholarship holders. Study accompanying education offers students a platform for exchanging experiences and practical assistance in coping with their studies. It offers students a platform for exchanging experiences, practical assistance in coping with their studies, support in integrating into the student and social environment at the place of study, opportunities to discuss global development and socio-political issues, and support for a successful career start. Workshops, seminars, excursions and personal counselling serve this purpose. The basis of the offers are our decades of experience, the participation of students and the promotion of innovative ideas. The events are planned and carried out together with students.


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