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The social fund is a single payment per year and should help students who stand in a financial emergency.

You just have to fill out the application form and serve it by post. Don't forget to send the required documents.

Every member of the Austrian National Union of Students (ÖH) is able to apply for the social fund apart everyone, who received financial aid from the ÖH (Austrian National Union of Students) or from other organisations (e.g. Caritas, AAI, ÖAD, etc.) during the last 12 months. There are some main requirements:

  • you are a student at least in the 2nd semester
  • you shouldn't live with your parents anymore
  • some successfully completed courses during the last 2 semesters (8 semester periods per week or 16 ECTS points)

If you have some further questions don't hesitate to ask. You can get in touch with us by e-mail: sozialfonds@oeh.ac.at

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You can find the necessary form (in german or english) here: