Austrian Development Cooperation Scholarship for Developing Countries at ITH, 2024

Scholarship in Other
  • Austria, Austria
  • Apply Before : March 31, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 787
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • Fields of study Toursism
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Duration September 30, 2024 – June 13, 2025
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction EnglishGerman
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

The Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) extends scholarships to students from its priority countries and other developing nations for the Diploma Course offered by the Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (ITH). This course encompasses a General Module, a Professional Module (Hospitality Management or Tourism Management), and an Elective (Entrepreneurship or Teacher Training).

This scholarship opportunity empowers students from developing countries to pursue their educational and professional goals in tourism and hospitality management.

Key Details and Dates

  • Application Deadline: March 31, 2024
  • Result Announcement Dates: May 2024
  • Diploma Course: September 30, 2024 – June 13, 2025
  • Funding Type: Scholarship
  • Host Institution: Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (ITH)
  • Eligible Countries: Priority countries include Ethiopia, Uganda, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Bhutan, Palestinian Territories, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova, and other developing countries.
  • Eligible Gender: Male/Female
  • Target Group: Students from developing countries, with an age limit of 35 years
  • Field: Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Study Level: Diploma Course
  • Number of Opportunity: Limited Scholarship
  • Host Country: Austria

Benefits and Financial Aids

Following are the two types of scholarship in ITH:

Scholarship for ADC Priority Countries:

  • It covers tuition fees, accommodation, flight tickets, health insurance, food (Monday through Sunday), and excursions and provides €205 monthly pocket money.
  • Excludes airport transfer and visa fees

Scholarship for Developing Countries:

  • It covers tuition fees, health insurance, food (Monday through Friday), and excursions and provides €205 in monthly pocket money.
  • Excludes accommodation, flight tickets, and visa fees

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to students from ADC priority countries and other developing countries.
  • Applicants must be under 35 years of age.
  • Must meet admission requirements specified by ITH and visa processes.
  • General requirements include:
    • Completion of GCE A’ Levels or equivalent, qualifying for university enrollment.
    • Minimum one year of practical experience in tourism (hotels, travel agencies, tourism management), or graduates of a tourism and hospitality institute.
    • All courses are conducted in English, requiring excellent English proficiency.
    • Applicants from non-English speaking countries must provide an internationally recognized English proficiency certificate (e.g., TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge).
    • Students with insufficient English proficiency may be required to undertake an extra English language course in Austria at their own expense.

Required Documents

Please submit the following documents:

  • Completed application form
  • Relevant educational certificates and transcripts
  • Motivation letter
  • Passport copy
  • Proof of English or German proficiency (if required)
  • Any additional documents as specified by ITH

Selection Process and Criteria

Please follow these details regarding the scholarship process and criteria:

  • Applications must be sent directly to ITH via email or postal service.
  • All applications received by March 31, 2024, will be processed.
  • Successful applicants will receive notification by email in May 2024.
  • Selection is based on the completeness and suitability of the application, academic merit, and motivation.

How to Apply?

  • Obtain information about ITH from the website linked below or the Austrian consulate/embassy.
  • Download the application form or inquire via email.
  • Complete the application form and gather the required documents.
  • Apply directly to ITH before the deadline via submission email or postal services.
  • Await confirmation of receipt and processing.
  • If awarded a scholarship, receive a letter of acceptance.
  • Fulfill any remaining admission requirements and visa processes.


Submission Email: office@ith-salzburg.at


Postal Address:
Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management
Klessheimerstraße 4
5071 Siezenheim


For detailed information and necessary downloads, visit the official website or contact the ITH office via this email: mailto:office@ith-salzburg.at


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