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Scholarship Description:


The Helmut Veith Stipend is awarded annually to outstanding female students in the field of computer science who pursue (or plan to pursue) one of the master’s programs in Computer Science at TU Wien taught in English. Applicants must be eligible for admission to a master’s program in Computer Science taught in English at TU Wien (currently Logic & Computation and Business Informatics; European Master´s Program Computational Logic for the duration of the recipient’s studies at TU Wien, Computer Engineering (Technische Informatik), Media and Human-Centered Computing, and Data.science). While applications for funding can be filed before or

Logic in Computer Science

Formal Methods and Verification

Foundations of Artificial Intelligence

Complexity Theory

Computer Security

Proficiency in English


Recipients of funding must be committed to demonstrate good progress during their studies, i.e.:

obtain at least 25 ECTS credits from the respective master’s curriculum per term on average since the beginning of their master’s studies (the deadlines are April 30 for the winter term and November 30 for the summer term), Recipients of funding have to reside in Austria during term time for the duration of their studies. Exceptions and temporary interruptions of the stay during term time (e.g., for internships or research visits) are subject to approval.

The stipend is provided for the duration of the master’s program (subject to the conditions listed above), for up to 2 years.


Students are required to submit the following documents:

Cover Letter, describing the type of funding the student is applying for, and all other aspects the student deems relevant for the application

Curriculum Vitae

Motivation Letter, describing the reasons why the student wants to study in the program Logic and Computation, why funding is necessary, and with which groups of the faculty the student would be interested to work with during their master’s thesis and why.

Reports on university examinations (transcripts)

Diplomas and/or certificates (first degree, bachelor degree, or higher). If the final academic certificate is not yet available at the time of the application deadline, a preliminary certificate (indicating the type of degree and the expected graduation date) signed and stamped by the degree-awarding university must be provided.

Contact details of two referees (for letters of recommendation)

English language certificate (TOEFL or similar)

Copy of passport

A certified translation needs to be provided for documents that are not in German or English. Your application must be submitted electronically to ta.sc-cigol@retsam as a single PDF document.

The annual application deadline is November 30, 2019.

Funding bodies

Vienna University of Technology – Technische Universität Wien (TU WIEN)

Wolfgang Pauli Institute (WPI)

Friends and colleagues of the late professor Helmut Veith


he second recipient of the Helmut Veith Stipend for excellent female master’s students in computer science is Hanna Elif Lachnitt.

Hanna Lachnitt was presented with the Helmut Veith Stipend by the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs of TU Wien Kurt Matyas at the award ceremony on Friday, April 06, 2018. Hanna Lachnitt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Freie Universität Berlin. Since March 2018 she has been pursuing Master in Logic and Computation.

More information on the award ceremony here: https://forsyte.at/helmut-veith-stipend/

Scholarship Details:

Date Posted:Nov 3, 2019 Closing Date: Nov 30, 2019


The Helmut Veith Stipend is dedicated to the memory of an outstanding computer scientist who worked in the fields of logic in computer science.pdf