Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management in Salzburg Klessheim is inviting application for the Austrian Development Cooperation Scholarships for Developing Countries in Austria for the 2019/2020 academic session.

Students may attend ITH by private means or through scholarships given by the Austrian Development Cooperation. A limited number of scholarships are offered every year by the Austrian Development Cooperation. Please be aware that being offered a scholarship is not automatic and very competitive.

The Austrian Development Cooperation offers two scholarships which are: Scholarship for ADC’s priority countries and Scholarship for other developing countries. They can be used for any of the modules below. General Module including the Special Modules: Hospitality Management Module or Tourism Management Module. Additional Module: Teacher Training Module (TT).

Worth of Award

The Scholarship for developing countries includes:

  • Tuition fee
  • Health insurance
  • Food from Monday – Friday
  • Excursions (except ITB Berlin)
  • €205,- pocket money per month

    Not included in the scholarship are:

  • Accommodation: Accommodation costs have to be covered by students who are awarded this scholarship.
  • The total accommodation fee of € 1.612,- has to be remitted in advance before admission letter can be issued.
  • Flight ticket: Students with this scholarship have to cover their own travel expenses from their countries to Salzburg and back.
  • Visa fee: The visa fee has to be paid by the applicants. The fee for the 8 month residence permit is €160.
  • The fees for the entry visa (Visa D) are different, please contact your embassy for detailed information.


The scholarship is limited to applicants from the following countries:

  • Ethiopia
  • Uganda
  • Burkina Faso
  • Mozambique
  • Bhutan
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Georgia
  • Armenia
  • Please note that there is an age limit of 35 years for eligibility.

How to Apply

To apply applicants should;

  • Fill out the application form properly and legibly.
  • Make sure you supply all the required information and attach the entire required documents.
  • Send translated English or German documents if required.
  • Include a working e-mail address, phone and fax numbers as your application might be abandoned if your e-mail address, phone and fax number are not good.
  • Apply early. Late applications will not be processed.
  • Provide all admission requirements (read the ITH application form, and visa process carefully).
  • Clarify any doubts with the ITH office and Austrian embassy/consulate (In written form: e-mail or regular mail).
  • Show with facts why you should receive a scholarship (achievements, goals…).
  • Only appropriate applications will be considered.


Deadline: Application closes May 1st every year

Click here for more details and to apply

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