North-South-Dialogue Scholarship Programme

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North-South-Dialogue Scholarship Programme: The North-South-Dialogue Scholarship Programme strengthens personal and institutional capacity building in developing countries in the areas of higher education, science and research and thus contributes to the reduction of poverty.

Types of support:

  • Selected Master programmes (only for priority countries and regions)

  • Research work in Austria leading towards a PhD in the home country (3 to max. 12 months)

  • Doctoral Studies in Austria (max. 36 months)

  • Post-doc research in Austria (3 to max. 12 months)

    Fields of study:

    Natural Sciences, Technical Sciences, Medicine, Agriculture and Forestry, Veterinary Medicine, Social Sciences, Law and Economics (no Theology and Arts).


  • Monthly scholarship rate for EUR 880.- (Master courses), EUR 940,- (PhD) and EUR 1040.- (for scholars with a PhD degree and at least 5 years of professional experience)

  • Providing accommodation at the place of study (mainly student halls of residence)

  • Extra-curricula educational activities during the stay in Austria

  • Support for German courses, the participation in conferences, field research in the home country

  • Travel expenses only for scholars from priority countries and -regions of the Austrian Development Cooperation and Least Developed Countries (LLDCs)


  • Nationality of a Non-European developing country

  • Supervisory consent of an Austrian scientist

  • Master degree or equivalent degree from an accredited university

  • Guaranteed employment in the home country which will be taken up again after the scholarship

  • Excellent German and/or English skills.

    Deadline: June 30th & December every year.

    For more information and application, visit: North-South-Dialogue Scholarship Programme

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