Fees & Scholarships

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The CIRCLE programme offers approx. 10 to 11 scholarships per intake (i.e., 2019-21, 2020-22, 2021-23, 2022-24) for students from Programme Countries and Partner Countries (explained under the table below). Furthermore, the programme offers 2 to 3 scholarships per intake for citizens of the following Asian countries:  Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, DPR Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam.

The CIRCLE tuition fee is covered by the Erasmus Mundus scholarship through the participation costs for two years (24 months). Moreover, Erasmus Mundus scholarship holders will get subsistence, travel and installment costs as outlined below.

  Students from
Programme Countries*
Students from
Partner Countries**
Participation Costs 4,800€
(covering tuition fees for 2 years and health insurance)
(covering tuition fees for 2 years and health insurance)
Subsistance Costs 1,000€/month (for 24 months) 1,000€/month (for 24 months)
Travel and Installation Costs 2,000€ max. 7,000€

* Programme Countries: Member States of the European Union (EU) and Iceland, Liechtenstein, Republic of North Macedonia, Norway, Turkey

** Partner Countries: all other countries

> Scholarship Overview

> Student Agreement

NOTE: Contribution to subsistence costs will not be given to the scholarship holders for the EMJMD periods (study/research/placement/thesis preparation) spent in their country of residence, nor to scholarships holders from a Partner Country for the EMJMD periods exceeding one trimester (i.e., three months or the equivalent of 15 ECTS credits) spent in any Partner Country. Travel and installment costs depend on the residence of the students and not on their nationality!  


Tuition fees have to be paid to the respective host universities. 

Local fees and health insurance provisions may vary per institution and have to be paid during the mobility period as well.

Information on the amount of the respective fees can be requested by email: emcircle@uni-graz.at 

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