Ernst Mach Grant - Austrian Government Scholarship

4 December 2023

The Ministry of Science and Research of Austria, announces the “call” for applications for the Ernst Mach exchange scholarship at the FH Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria.


Exchange mobility can be planned for one semester (Fall 2024 or Spring 2025 semester), and/or for the full 2024/2025 academic year. Student must indicate the relevant semester in the application form.


Ernst Mach exchange scholarship program offers the following study programs to the interested applicants:


Offered Study Programs

Level of Studies

Language of Instruction


Business Management

Bachelor/ Master


2024 Fall /2025 Spring

Information Technology & Systems Management

Bachelor/ Master


2024 Fall only

Innovation & Management in Tourism



2024 Fall /2025 Spring


The competition is divided into two stages:


  • First, Caucasus University selects and nominates students to FH Salzburg University of Applied Sciences. The selected candidates will receive official acceptance letter from the receiving institution.
  • Secondly, based on the invitation letter received from FH Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, the student submits an application directly to the Ernst Mach scholarship program until February 1, 2024.


In order to participate in the competition, active students of the Caucasus University, must submit the following documents in English Language:


  • Copy of ID or Passport
  • Filled and signed application form (Annex #1);
  • Certificate of Active Student Status;
  • English Language Proficiency Certificate (IELTS – 6.0\TOEFL-78);
  • Transcript of Grades;
  • 1 Cover Letter;
  • 1 Recommendation Letter (recommendation issued by language professor is not accepted)


The Following applicant are not eligible for the competition:


  • Students of the final semester of the Undergraduate program;
  • Students of the final semester of the Graduate program;
  • Candidates over 35 years of age


The following application will not be considered:


  • Applications which do not meet the requirements established by the framework of the agreement and the regulations set by the International Relations Department;
  • The submitted applications will be incomplete of inconsistent with the established requirements;
  • Application submitted in stages or with delay


Candidates can submit their applications electronically by December 29, 2023 to the following email address:


Candidates should indicate the name of the grant (Ernst Mach Grant) in the subject line of the e-mail, the submitted documents should be titled accordingly.


Please note, that the student participating into the program, cannot complete his/her studies at the partner University.


Selection Process:


  • The submitted application documents are reviewed by the selection committee of the Caucasus University;
  • The committee nominates the selected candidates to the FH Salzburg University of Applied Sciences;
  • Final selection of student by the receiving University and sending the Acceptance letter;
  • Regarding the second stage of the competition, which means applying for the Ernst Mach scholarship, selected candidates will be additionally contacted by the International Relations Department


For additional information, please contact the International Relations Department on the following email address: . Or, visit departments office, second floor, room B25.