AUSTRIA - short-term study/research stay for PhD students, university teachers and researchers (1 - 3 days) - Action Austria - Slovakia

Home country
Host country
Field of study/research
Natural Sciences
Technical Sciences
Agriculture Sciences
Social Sciences
Type of support
Support category
study mobility, research mobility
Target group (when applying for the scholarship)
PhD student, university teacher, researcher
1 - 3 days
Finance source
Action Austria - Slovakia, Cooperation in Science and Education (Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic and the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research of the Republic of Austria)
number of scholarships awarded depends upon the funds available and the quality of applications
Offered support
Action Austria - Slovakia is obliged to provide scholarship holders with:
  • a scholarship of 90 €/day. The scholarship shall cover their living costs (accommodation, board, etc.) and health insurance during their stay in Slovakia.

Submission of applications
Scholarship applications are submitted on-line at
Application form and supporting documents
Application is to be submitted on-line via:

Further information about required documents (information in Slovak and in German language):
Other relevant information
  • Scholarship holder shall cover his/her travel costs.
  • Scholarship stay cannot be prolonged.
  • Scholarship applicants shall study or work at an Austrian public/private university, university of applied sciences (Fachhochschule), university college of teacher education or the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
  • Applicant can apply for this scholarship after six months since the completion of his/her last scholarship stay funded by the Action Austria - Slovakia.
  • The scholarship holder can not consume another funding for the same purpose during his/her scholarship stay financed by the Action.
  • Austrian citizens who live in Austria but study at a Slovakian University are only eligible for a stay in Austria if the air distance between the seat of residence and the host institution is more than 100 km.

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Programme administrator
SAIA, n. o.
Aktion Österreich – Slowakei
Sasinkova 10
812 20 Bratislava

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Selection procedure
The decision about awarding/declining the scholarship is made within 2 months after the submission of the application. The applicants are strictly requested to plan their stays not earlier than 2 months after a propper submission of the application.
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