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Grants for active participation in conferences

The Office for Doctoral Studies grants for active participation in conferences. Students of the Medical Sciences and of the Nursing Sciences who can confirm that their presentation has been accepted at a conference are invited to apply for such grants.

Amount of grant

  • up to € 750 for trips within Austria
  • up to € 1500 for trips to other countries

During the entire term of the doctoral program the financial assistance for conference participation is limited to two grants for each candidate.


Refunds for conference costs may be requested in accordance with the “Guidelines for the Request and Granting of Leaves of Absence and Travel Allowances”.

  • Presentations sponsored by the Medical University of Graz must be in accordance with the Corporate Design (CD) Guidelines of the Medical University of Graz ( ).
  • Applicants must be at least in the second year of their doctoral program.
  • Applicants must not be in another leave of absence (e.g. research period abroad).
  • Grants will be awarded based on available funds.

Formal compliance with all the prerequisites for application does not imply a legal claim to financial support.

List of Application Documents

  • Application form
  • Confirmation of acceptance (letter/e-mail)  

Please note: Applications must be submitted at the Office for Doctoral Studies before the start of conference participation.

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