WU offers selected scholarships to students participating at the ISUWU. These scholarships highlight WU’s focus on CEE and emerging markets regions. Students can apply for a scholarship during the online application, if they meet the respective criteria.
All information is subject to change.
WU scholarship for students from GBSN member schools
Students studying at GBSN member schools in developing countries are invited to apply for a WU scholarship for the ISUWU. In 2020, WU provides 5 scholarship positions. The selected students will receive a travel grant of up to 500 EUR and the scholarship covers the services listed below.
|Total Fee for undergraduates and graduates||0 EUR|
Reduced fee for students from CEE partner universities
As a strategic focus of WU, students studying at selected WU partner universities in Eastern and South Eastern Europe can apply for a reduced ISUWU fee. Students who receive this scholarship pay a reduced program fee.
|Total Fee for undergraduates and graduates||970 EUR|
The application for the WU scholarship is open to students studying in: Albania (University of Shkodra, “Luigj Gurakuqi”), Bosnia and Herzegovina (University of Banja Luka, University of Sarajevo), Montenegro (University of Montenegro), Russian Federation (M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, St. Petersburg University), Serbia (University of Belgrade), and Ukraine (Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University KNEU).
Both scholarships include the following services
Business courses with an international perspective
Use of WU's library, computer labs, eLearning services, and language resource center
Company visits for graduate students
Lunch (Monday through Friday on lecture days)
Accommodation in a students' residence hall off-campus*
Internet access (WiFi) on campus and in residence halls
Public transportation ticket within Vienna for the whole time of the session
Sightseeing tour Vienna
Opportunities for intercultural exchange through the social and cultural program and information on student-friendly weekend packages for exploring Europe, entry fees are to be paid by the students themselves
Support of the ISUWU team
International cultural evening
Evening at a Viennese wine tavern
*The program fee includes accommodation in a student residence hall (single room in shared private apartment). If students want to opt-out of the accommodation option, then the fee will be reduced by 495 EUR.
How to apply
An essay according to the WU Scholarship Essay Guidelines CEE or WU Scholarship Essay Guidelines GBSN has to be written for either scholarship and submitted together with the application documents when applying for the ISUWU. All relevant details for that essay are found in the document mentioned before.
To apply for ISUWU, see the section "Application procedure".
Applicants are selected for the scholarship based on the quality of their application documents and their previous academic performance.
The WU scholarship is non-recurring, i.e. students may only participate in ISUWU once at this special reduced rate. Moreover the number of available scholarships is limited.