Austrian Science Fund Scholarships for International Students in Austria

Applications are invited for Austrian Science Fund Scholarships in Austria. Applications are open for international students to pursue PhD for the 2018-19 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline : 01 June 2018
Study in : Austria
Providers : Austrian Science Fund
Course Level : PhD
Field of Study : All Subjects

Benefits of Fully Austrian Science Fund Scholarships :

  • The LogiCS program is funded by the Austrian Science Fund (Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung, FWF). In accordance with FWF regulations and the collective bargaining agreement of the Austrian universities, the doctoral students will be employed as a researcher at a yearly salary of EUR 21,284.48 after taxes and social/health insurance deductions (effective January 2017; the average Austrian salary over all age groups is EUR 20,543.00). There are additional salary supplements and tax deductions for families with children.


Eligibility for Austrian Science Fund Scholarships
: 

  • Eligible Countries: Applicants from all countries are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: LogiCS invites applicants from all countries to apply. Candidates should hold an MSc or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related fields, and an excellent record of study. Candidates with comparable achievements (e.g., bachelor of honours) may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Previous knowledge in the areas of the doctoral college (computational logic, databases/AI, verification) is desirable but not required.
  • English Language Requirements: Non-native English speakers need to ensure that their English proficiency meets the doctoral program’s requirements to fully benefit from their courses. The doctoral program encourages applicants to provide the following tests/scores for English language qualifications:
    TOEFL score of at least 550 paper-based, 217 computer-based or 81 internet-based
    IELTS score 6.0 or higher
    CAE score B or higher
    However, command of the English language can be proven in many ways, depending on a student’s prior education. To this end, students should hand in any language certificates, diplomas, etc. as a part of the application documents. Applicants’ adequate command of the English language will also be assessed during the application interviews

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