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In cooperation with the University of Graz, University of Music and Performing Arts Graz and TU Graz, the Steiermärkische Sparkasse (Styrian Bank) initiated "Best of South-East", an advancement and continuing education programme for talented and dedicated graduates and students from Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia.
The aim of the programme is to offer international work experience, education and training opportunities, as well as facilitate your entry into professional life via a trainee programme or internship.
The scholarship programme lasts 12 months (from September to the end of August) and includes at TU Graz:
Events and informative meetings are part of the scholarship programme and ensure that you are integrated into economic, cultural and scientific life in Styria. Please note that at the moment events of any kind can only take place according to prevailing Corona situation.
Best of South-East scholarship holders
The application opens on October 1st every year. To apply for a Best of South East scholarship at TU Graz, you need the login data for the application process from TU Graz. In order to receive the login data, you must send the following data to karin.lebernoSpam@tugraz.at:
You will then receive the login data to start your application process.
The online application must be completed by December 1st!
With the login data (step 1) you can start your application and upload the application documents. The online application must be completed by December 1st.
The following documents are required for the application:
If you have been accepted by TU Graz as part of the mobility programme, your application will be forwarded to the Steiermärkische Sparkasse. The Steiermärkische Sparkasse is responsible for awarding the scholarships.
The total scholarship amount for 1 year is at most 9,000 Euro per student and includes the following:
Scholarship students have to earn 3 ECTS-points per month (10 months in total) and have to prove these points at the end of their 2 semesters at TU Graz.
At the beginning of your stay in Graz, you need to complete some bureaucratic tasks. Visit the Welcome Events in order to understand what you must do after your arrival.
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