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Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) is a PhD-granting research institution dedicated to cutting-edge research in the physical, mathematical, computer, and life sciences.

History

ISTA was established in 2006 by the Federal Government of Austria and the Government of Lower Austria.

The Institute was founded based on a set of principles that were first formulated by Haim Harari, Olaf Kübler, and Hubert Markl, who distilled them from the most successful systems and ideas in the world for the governance of research institutes.

Education

ISTA provides a world-class environment for science and an attractive destination for PhD students, postdocs, and professors from all countries. We are committed to the highest international academic standards, integrity, equality and diversity on campus, as well as respect and recognition for all.

Research

Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) is a cross-disciplinary research institution that combines basic science research with graduate education. Our scientists perform theoretical and experimental research in Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Information and System Sciences. They are organized in small to medium-size research groups that interact with each other across the boundaries of traditional disciplines.

Career

Cooperation drives our success. ISTA aims to overcome all barriers within and between research groups and scientific disciplines. By actively promoting collaborations between its researchers across different fields of science and different levels of experience, the Institute provides an atmosphere of passion for expanding the frontiers of knowledge.

Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA). Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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Summer courses of Lectures for Institutes of Languages from the University
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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Various benefits
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Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility in Austria
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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
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ACES Education Fund
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1250 EUR
Deadline
14 Mar 2025
Ernst Mach Grant - ASEA-UNINET
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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
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Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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Various benefits
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Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
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90000 AUD
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World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
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3000 USD
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AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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200 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
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200 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
Merit-based

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Wiingy
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Summer courses of Lectures for Institutes of Languages from the University
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility in Austria
Merit-based Need-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1250 EUR
Deadline
14 Mar 2025
Ernst Mach Grant - ASEA-UNINET
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
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90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
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Grant
200 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
Merit-based

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Wiingy
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Summer courses of Lectures for Institutes of Languages from the University
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility in Austria
Merit-based Need-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1250 EUR
Deadline
14 Mar 2025
Ernst Mach Grant - ASEA-UNINET
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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Student services

The Scientific Service Units (SSUs) are one of ISTA´s strategic key factors. These facilities pool scientific infrastructure used by more than one research group to avoid a duplication of efforts and expenses. Their cutting-edge equipment and expert services allow scientists to perform research at an internationally competitive level.

List of SSU Facilities:
  • Bioimaging Facility
  • Electron Microscopy Facility
  • Library
  • Life Science Facility
  • Miba Machine Shop
  • Nanofabrication Facility
  • Preclinical Facility
  • Scientific Computing

Housing services

Many employees choose to live on campus in the Institute-owned and –operated apartments. Surrounded by nature, and just a few steps away from the lab and office buildings, these apartments comprise over 100 residences, for both families and individuals.

For short-term visitors, ISTA also has a guesthouse located in the Central Building, where individuals, couples, or families can reside for brief periods. 

Library services

The library at ISTA provides predominantly electronic resources. Therefore, the main focus of the library lies on licensing eJournals and eBooks, and providing access to important databases and further electronic content.

ICT services

ISTA provides a number of IT services. Our IT Support is also happy to help with any IT issues.

Off-campus access to licensed content is provided to ISTA members via VPN client.

Medical services

All employees receive full social security coverage.

Campus life

The campus is located in the historic town of Klosterneuburg only 18 km from Vienna’s city center. ISTA’s campus combines state-of-the-art infrastructure with beautiful natural surroundings.

Sports facilities

ISTA features an active and diverse campus life.  Scientists and administrative staff get together for social and cultural activities, ranging from soccer, billiards and skiing to board games, dancing lessons, pilates and yoga courses. The foosball (table soccer) tournament is one of the many highlights on campus. Learn more about sports and entertainment on campus.

Student clubs

Social activities happening regularly at the Institute include:

  • Photography club
  • Running group
  • ISTA choir and charity concert
  • Arts club
  • Cycling group
  • ISTA family group
  • Salsa on campus

Altenberg, Lower Austria, Austria

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