The Alps-Adriatic Master Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified graduates of Bachelor studies from third countries in the extended Alps-Adriatic region* who wish to pursue one of the Master’s degrees at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt listed below. Following an international call for applications, the best candidates will be selected in a multi-stage process involving a selected scholarship commission of the respective area of expertise.
The Alps-Adriatic Master Scholarships aim to pursue the following objectives:
Enhancing internationalisation at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Increasing the number of international students from the extended Alps-Adriatic region at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Increasing diversity in the Federal State of Carinthia and at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Expanding the international alumni network of Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Alps-Adriatic scholarship holders will:
Gain access to excellent higher education opportunities in an international study environment
Become part of a vibrant international campus
Join the international alumni network of Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified prospective Master students starting their studies at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt in the winter semester 2020/21 in one of the following Master Programmes:
Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to the target Master’s degree programme at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt and must be able to prove that they have either very good German or English language skills* (depending on the target study programme).
Applicants must be citizens of one of the following third countries of the extended Alps-Adriatic region (in the EU priority region Western Balkans): Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia. The applicants’ place of residence at the time of application must be in a country other than Austria. Given a sufficient number of applications, a balanced ratio of both male and female applicants will be considered.
Two letters of recommendation by university lecturers/professors from the university at which the Bachelor’s degree programme is being pursued/was earned with attached translation into German or English (stamped by the faculty/department)
Please note that incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.
The selection procedure consists of the following phases:
Verification of formal requirements
Evaluation of the applications by a scholarship commission
Granting of scholarships
Please note: The scholarship can be awarded only in combination with the admission to the degree programme at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt. The formal fulfilment of all application requirements does not imply any legal entitlement to financial support. Funding will be awarded on the basis of competition and available funds.
The application for the admission to Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt must contain the following documents*:
– Proof of a completed Bachelor´s degree programme (e.g. Bachelor certificate) original documents issued by the attended university with attached certified translation into German or English**
– Special university entrance qualification (“eligibilityletter”) to the selected Master´s degree programme issued by a state or state-recognised university in the country of issue of the Bachelor certificate with attached certified translation into German or English*