TECH!Southeast Scholarship for master students at FH JOANNEUM


FH JOANNEUM offers a wide range of study programs in the fields of IT and technology, where there is a strong demand for skilled workers on the Styrian labor market. We are pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity for four of our English-taught master’s programs.

The TECH!Southeast scholarship, funded by the SFG - Steirische Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft, supports master students from southeastern Europe at FH JOANNEUM. Citizens of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, Northern Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine can apply for the scholarship.

Applicants must be admitted to one of the master's programs "Fahrzeugtechnik / Automotive Engineering", "Luftfahrt / Aviation", "Electronics and Computer Engineering" or "System Test Engineering" at FH JOANNEUM. Holders of the scholarship receive 4.000 Euro for both years of their master’s program (8.000 Euro in total).

Quotes from former scholarship students

„The TECH!Southeast Scholarship does not only help me with my aspirations to achieve a great engineering education at the study program I attend, it also enables the further engagement in cross-border projects strengthening Styrian economy and its international cooperation", says Jakob Zgubič, scholarship holder 2020/21 from Slovenia.

Vlatko Lovic, scholarship holder 2020/2021 from Croatia adds: „As I see myself in the automotive industry after I finish my studies. Austria is a perfect place for me because it offers me a lot of opportunities for a job. Being part of JOANNEUM racing is a great way to start my journey in the automotive industry because I have the opportunity to work in a big and well-organized team and also meet a lot of new people from that work area.“


Students who fulfill the criteria and will be starting their master’s studies in the academic year 2021/22 can apply for the scholarship until October 1st 2021. In order to apply, please submit the following documents to

  • CV in English
  • Proof of citizenship (copy of your passport/ID-card)
  • Application letter: please specify your reasons for choosing to study in Austria and your plans for the future. The letter does not have to be longer than one page.