University description (as per official university website)
FH JOANNEUM - UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES
With 36 career-oriented degree programs in the four subject areas for Information, Design & Technology "," Life, Building and Environment "," International Business ", and" Health Sciences "FH JOANNEUM is one of the leading universities of applied sciences in Austria. Offered are Bachelor's and Master's studies and graduate studies.
Intensive networking with partner companies, and the mobility of students and teachers in exchange with partner universities ensures the international quality of education.
In Styria, FH acts as a support organization JOANNEUM of FH.
The company's maintenance of the college's programs in the sense of FHStG (Federal Act on Fachhochschule study is). The Society is a charitable organization within the meaning of the BAO Federal tax code).
Shareholders are the State of Styria (majority shareholder), the JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH , and the Styrian Business-
The memorandum of association of FH JOANNEUM provides as organs of society:
Rector (FH) / Scientific Board
In addition, there are college courses in each of the leaders of teaching and research staff (heads of department) and the polytechnic college established in 2007.
EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY
International studies, different personalities of students / lecturers and awareness of equality in society form the basis of the point "Equality and Diversity" at FH. The prospects for equality and diversity in society open up new perspectives to the university. Research and scientific work as well as space for active contribution by students and staff. An academic world of plural characters mean wealth of individual skills. Respect and recognition serve as the foundation of coexistence. Promotion of equal-off groups is seen at FH JOANNEUM as a necessity for a just future.
Numerous scholarships and study grants to support individual in financing your studies.
The study grant
The study grant is to enable all those studying, whose parents are not on the basis of their annual costs of study can meet from its own funds. Another important condition for the reference: The program must be before the age of 30 Year of life to begin. In the academic year 2008-09 approximately 44,000 university students in relation to internal Austrian polytechnic institutions and universities such aid.
The maximum student grant is € 679, - per month. For students, the education and at least one child are legally obliged to care for, study grants to increase the monthly € 67, - per child.
The SelbsterhalterInnen Scholarship
This scholarship is a special form of study grants and can be requested by students, the studies were employed for at least four years before the start. You will receive a monthly allowance of up to € 679, -.
The annual income must be at least € 7,272 a year, be -. Military or civil service are also considered as periods of self-support a theory is not. The age limit is 30-35 years, depending on the size of the existing self-support.
The studies scholarship / grants for child care
Condition for the receipt of childcare subsidies is that students are in the graduation phase. Moreover, the reference for study or scholarship graduation requirement. If not applicable, recipients must live in their household and the income of the spouse or the spouse may in the year before filing € 21,800 - not exceed.
The grant is for the period up to the degree required, but not paid for 18 months and a maximum of € 150 is a flat rate - per month per child.
Through an amendment to the Student Support Act, which entered into force in September 2008, are students with children and disabled students favored.
Students can consistently € 8.000, - per calendar year to earn, the previous distinction between self and non-self activities is no longer relevant. Exceeding the income limit leads to a reduction in student grants.
With the mobility grant since the winter semester 2008/09, students can also apply to courses that they complete in its entirety to a university, polytechnic or teacher training college in an EEA state outside Austria or Switzerland, get a financial support. The conditions for the receipt or amount of the scholarship are essentially based on the criteria for the study grant.
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