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Fellowships

The University of Vienna allows the VGSE to offer attractive fellowships to the four best applicants. VGSE is highly selective with all types of students. Students who receive a full fellowship scored highest on the selection criteria. The criteria we use to select students can be found under application.
The application for the program automatically includes the application for a fellowship.

There are two types of fellowships:

  1. Full fellowship
    Employment contract with the University of Vienna
    Yearly gross salary: € 28.308 → net € 20.120 (2016)
    Social insurance
    Research grant to attend conferences, summer schools, or extended research visits abroad
    Exemption from study fees
    Fully equipped workplace

  2. Limited fellowship (paid by the Institute for Advanced Studies)
    Yearly net fellowship: € 10.200 (no taxes apply)
    Research grant to attend conferences, summer schools, or extended research visits abroad
    Exemption from study fees
    Fully equipped workplace

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