University of Innsbruck, Austria, is inviting prospective graduate students to apply for the MA Program for Peace Studies scholarship for the 2018/2019 academic session.

The MA Program for Peace Studies offers different scholarships venues in cooperation with the Afro-Asian Institute Salzburg and the Austrian Exchange Service. Students who are cititzens of those institutions’ countries of focus can apply for financial aid in order to study at the MA Program in Peace Studies. In order to be considered for such financial aid, please tick the corresponding box on the MA Program’s application form.

Worth of Award

The costs of particiaption for each of the three teaching terms consist of:

  • Tuition fee: Euro 1.900;
  • Housing during the presence phase: Euro 1.550;
  • Full board during the presence phase (except holidays): Euro 1.550;
  • The total cost of participation for each of the three teaching terms thus is Euro 5.000.
  • Students who have finished all three teaching terms and are enrolling for the research term (fourth term) to complete their Master thesis have to pay only inscription and tuition fees. Those fees currently amount to Euro 1.200 per term.
  • All fees are to be paid in Euros. The program reserves the right to changes in participation costs in between terms.

Eligibility

  • There are no restrictions as to the subject area of one’s degree.
  • Priority in selection is given to students with relevant professional experience and high grades in previous education.
  • All students admitted for a term participate in the preparatory online seminar of the First Modular Period.
  • Students who do not fulfill the academic requirements of the First Modular Period will not be admitted to continue into the presence phase (Modular Period II-V).
  • Students accepted into the Masters Degree program will be given registration and provisional acceptance into following terms.
  • Students whose work is insufficient for graduate level work will not continue past the first term. 
  • The MA Program for Peace Studies offers different scholarships venues in cooperation with the Afro-Asian Institute Salzburg and the Austrian Exchange Service. Students who are cititzens of those institutions’ countries of focus can apply for financial aid in order to study at the MA Program in Peace Studies. In order to be considered for such financial aid, please tick the corresponding box on the MA Program’s application form.

How to Apply

  • Application forms have to be sent to our office at Grillhofweg 100 A-6080 Igls-Vill/Austria. Students who are admitted academically will be accepted formally if the payment of their deposit is proven. See link below
  • Tuition fee is payable to:

Tiroler Bildungsinstitut – Grillhof

Bank account: 1032259 Bank Code: 36000

IBAN: AT263600000001032259

BIC: RZTIAT22

Bank: Raiffeisen Landesbank Tirol AG Igls

  • Tuition is payable exempt of any expenses to the Tyrolean Institute for Higher Education TBI!
  • Students are required to provide an application essay, stating the basis of their interest in Peace, Development, Security and International Conflict Transformation, and how this relates to their career objectives.
  • Students, whose native language is not English must provide official English language test scores (TOEFL or IELTS). This requirement may, under certain circumstances be waived for students who are non-native English speakers but have completed their third-level education in English.

Deadline:

Applications for the Summer Term 2018 can be handed in until March 30th 2018. However, applicants who wish to be considered for a scholarship should send the appropriate materials by February 15th 2018. Those who have not secured a scholarship from the list of sources indicated must pay a non-refundable deposit of 1.200 Euro.

Applications for the Winter Term 2018/19 can be handed in until September 28th 2018. However, applicants who wish to be considered for a scholarship should send the appropriate materials by August 15th 2018. Those who have not secured a scholarship from the list of sources indicated must pay a non-refundable deposit of 1.200 Euro.

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