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 a Master’s degree at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt. 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
Each academic year a total of 5 scholarships are awarded to highly qualified prospective Master students. 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 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