Call for applications for performance-based scholarships at the University of Innsbruck for the academic year 2018/2019

In accordance with § 57 of the Austrian Federal Student Support Act (Studienförderungsgesetz, StudFG), performance scholarships are awarded to recognise exceptional academic performance at universities. Austrian citizens, citizens from EEA states and stateless persons granted equal status are entitled to make an application.

Applications must be submitted via the students’ platform LFU:online within the following period:


09th September 2019 - 11th October 2019

 
Students unable to apply via LFU:online can submit their application personally (application form) to the Faculty Administrative Services, Innrain 52, Christoph-Probst-Platz, 1st floor, room 1032, 6020 Innsbruck:

 

I. General requirements for applications

  • For each section of their study programme, applicants must not exceed the maximum study period during which they are entitled to receive a performance scholarship (§ 18 StudFG). However, valid reasons justifying an extended period of study may be taken into consideration (§ 19 StudFG).

  • Applicants must have a grade point average no lower than 2.0 for the examinations, courses and written pieces of work they submit for the performance scholarship.

  • The grade point average is calculated based on the individual grades. Overall grades are not used to calculate the grade point average.

  • Applicants must fulfil all general conditions to apply for a performance scholarship.

  • Applicants must have completed a minimum number of semester hours/ECTS-Credits in the year prior to the application being made. The number of semester hours/ECTS-Credits required differs and is set out in the special requirements of each faculty.

Important:
Students studying at the University of Innsbruck and at Innsbruck Medical University may attach all examinations completed between 1st October 2018 and 30th September 2019 to their application.
Special Requirements for secondary school teacher accreditation programme -> Faculty of Teacher Education.
For the joint study programmes of the University of Innsbruck and the UMIT – Private University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology Gmbh (Bachelor’s and Master’s Programme in Mechatronics, Bachelor’s Programme in Economy, Health and Sports Tourism) an application can only be filed at the University of Innsbruck.

 

II. Special Requirements

Faculty of Architecture:

  • Bachelor: Confirmation of at least 50 ECTS-Credits in the year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.25.
  • Master: Confirmation of at least 50 ECTS-Credits in the year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.35.
  • PhD: Confirmation of at least 30 ECTS-Credits in the academic year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.0.

Faculty of Business and Management:

  • Diploma programme/Bachelor: Confirmation of at least 52.5 ECTS-Credits in the year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.35.
  • Master: Confirmation of at least 50 ECTS-Credits in the year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.35.
  • PhD: Confirmation of at least 15 ECTS-Credits (exclusive dissertation) in the academic year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.0.

Fakulty of Education:

  • Bachelor: Confirmation of at least 60 ECTS-Credits.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.25.
  • Master: Confirmation of at least 60 ECTS-Credits.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.25.
  • PhD: Confirmation of at least 30 ECTS-Credits in the academic year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.0.

Fakulty of Biology:

  • Bachelor/Master: Confirmation of at least 50 ECTS-Credits.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.40. 
  • PhD: Confirmation of at least 30 ECTS-Credits in the academic year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.0.

Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy:

  • Diploma programme: Confirmation of at least 30 semester hours.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.5.
  • Bachelor/Master: Confirmation of at least 45 ECTS-Credits.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.5.

Faculty of Geo- and Atmospheric Sciences:

  • Bachelor/Master: Confirmation of at least 50 ECTS-Credits.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.35.
  • PhD: Confirmation of at least 30 ECTS-Credits in the academic year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.0.

Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics:

  • Bachelor/Master: Confirmation  of at least 50 ECTS-Credits in the academic year prior to the application. The grade point average must be not greater than 1.35.
  • PhD: Confirmation of at least 30 ECTS-Credits in the academic year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.0.
    Confirmation from main supervisor that excellent progress has been made with the doctoral thesis.

School of Social and Political Sciences:

  • Bachelor: Confirmation of at least 52 ECTS-Credits in the academic year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.5.
  • Master: Confirmation of at least 50 ECTS-Credits in the academic year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.5.
  • PhD: Confirmation of at least 30 ECTS-Credits in the academic year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.0.

Faculty of Psychology and Sport Science:

  • Bachelor/Master: Confirmation of at least 50 ECTS-Credits in the academic year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.30.
  • PhD: Confirmation of at least 30 ECTS-Credits in the academic year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.0.

Faculty of Engineering Sciences:

  • Bachelor/Master: Confirmation of at least 42 ECTS-Credits.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.50.
  • Doctorate (2009W): Confirmation that doctoral thesis has been registered as well as confirmation of at least 20 ECTS-Credits.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.0.
    The dissertation is not included in the required 20 ECTS.

Faculty of Economics and Statistics:

  • Bachelor's Programme Management and Economics: see Faculty of Business and Management
  • Bachelor's Programme Economy, Health and Sports Tourism:
    Confirmation of at least 52,5 ECTS-Credits.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.40.
  • Master: Confirmation of at least 50 ECTS-Credits in the academic year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.20.
  • PhD: Confirmation of at least 18 ECTS-Credits in the academic year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.30.

School of Catholic Theology:

  • Diploma programme/Bachelor/Master: Confirmation of examinations totalling at least 60 ECTS-Credits.
    The grade point average of all examinations submitted must be not greater than 1.5.
  • Doctoral/PhD programme: Confirmation of at least 10 ECTS-Credits.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.5.
    Confirmation from supervisor that appropriate progress has been made with the doctoral thesis.

Faculty of Language, Literature and Culture:

  • Bachelor/Master: Confirmation of at least 50 ECTS-Credits.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.25.
  • PhD: Confirmation of at least 30 ECTS-Credits in the academic year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.0.

Faculty of Philosophy and History:

  • Bachelor/Master: Confirmation of at least 50 ECTS-Credits.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.25.
  • PhD: Confirmation of at least 30 ECTS-Credits in the academic year prior to the application.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.0.

Faculty of Law:

  • Diploma programme: Confirmation of examinations totalling at least 30 semester hours.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.20
  • Bachelor/Master programme: Confirmation of examinations totalling at least 37.5 ECTS-Credits.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.20.
  • Doctoral programme: Confirmation of examinations totalling at least 30 ECTS-Credits.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.0.

Faculty of Teacher Education:

  • Teacher Education (Bachelor / Master or Diploma) and Islamic Religious Education (Bachelor / Master): Confirmation of examinations totalling at least 50 ECTS-Credits.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.5.
  • PhD: Confirmation of at least 25 ECTS-Credits on all compulsory and elective modules of the PhD-Program with the exception of compulsory module 4.
    The grade point average must be not greater than 1.0.

 

More information on the awarding of performance scholarships is available from the Faculty Administrative Services (fakultaetenservicestelle@uibk.ac.at). Phone: +43 512 507-96002.

Last updated: 12.04.2019

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