Study and Research in Central Europe with the Visegrad Scholarship Program

Deadline: 31 January, 2015
Open to: Citizens from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia or Ukraine
Scholarships: Scholars are to receive EUR 2.300 per semester and can apply for a travel grant


The International Visegrad Fund offers Master’s and Post-Master’s schol­ar­ships awarded to selected schol­ars for peri­ods of 1 or 2 semes­ters (with the excep­tion of Master’s schol­ar­ships within the In-Coming scheme where 1– to 4-semester schol­ar­ships can be awarded).

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In applying for a scholarship to the International Visegrad Fund, 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).

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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 by January 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.

How to Apply?

Start the application process on-line on the website of the Fund HERE. Before applying assure you go through the RULES of the program.

The official webpage

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