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Visegrad Scholarship Program

Key advan­tages (over other schol­ar­ship programs):

In apply­ing for the schol­ar­ship, you can:

  • Choose any aca­d­e­mic field

  • Study in any lan­guage (the lan­guage of instruc­tion is not limited)

  • Choose a school of your choice, i.e., study at any accred­ited pub­lic or pri­vate uni­ver­sity or any insti­tute of sci­ence acad­e­mies in the Visegrad coun­tries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, or Slovakia)—see links to universities

  • Study or con­duct research at Masters (MA) or Post-Masters (PhD/postdoc) levels

  • Apply at any age—there is no age limit and one does not need to be a stu­dent when applying

  • Choose the length of study—between 1 to 4 semes­ters (depend­ing on the program)

Basic con­di­tions:

  • Applicants have suc­cess­fully com­pleted at least 6 semes­ters of uni­ver­sity stud­ies (applies only to MA-level applicants)

  • Applicants must be cit­i­zens of one of the fol­low­ing countries/territories: AlbaniaArmenia,Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, GeorgiaKosovo, Macedonia, Moldova,Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, or Ukraine
    (Applicants from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, or Slovakia can apply, too, but within the Intra-Visegrad, or Out-Going Schemes)

  • Applicants approach the host uni­ver­sity/institute them­selves

  • Applicants apply on-line and send the signed appli­ca­tion form with accom­pa­ny­ing doc­u­ments byJanuary 31, 2015 (see details)


  • Scholars receive €2,300/semester and can apply for a travel grant

  • Host insti­tu­tion receives €1,500/semester for each schol­ar­ship holder to cover related costs (e.g. tuition)

  • Scholars can re-apply (see Chapter II, Article 3 of the rules for fur­ther details)

  • Scholars can join the grow­ing Visegrad Alumni family

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