AUSTRIA - International Summer Academy in Natural Sciences/Engineering for Women 2019

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6th International Summer Academy in Engineering for Women - ISAE4W

takes place from July 9th - July 24th, 2019

The International Summer Academy for Women in Engineering (ISAE4W) offers an ideal opportunity for a selected group of highly-motivated and talented women (high school, college or undergraduate students) to experience top-class and challenging university-level coursework.

The Academy’s intensive, two and a half week programme combines sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in engineering and natural sciences. In addition to knowledge transfer in these fields, social, cross-cultural and gender aspects are covered and discussed during lectures and workshops. Each participant can choose from one of two specializations:

  • Natural Sciences
  • Engineering and Technology

A team of highly qualified academic staff from our university as well as from other universities and organisations will provide scientific and technical background on workshop topics and information about the role of women in science and their opportunities in scientific careers.

Why participate?

  • Broaden technical and scientific knowledge 
  • Earn academic credit (4 ECTS)
  • Improve language und intercultural skills
  • International contacts
  • Creativity, fun and experience

Target group: women from 18 to 25

Language of instruction: English

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
School of Engineering (Wels Campus) with selected workshops/specializations at the School of Medical Engineering and Applied Social Sciences (Linz Campus)
Austria / Europe

€ 780,- including tuition fees,  room for the entire stay, meals on weekdays (weekends are free for individual activities), numerous excursions

Once you decide to apply for the Academy, please send an e-mail to You will then receive a personalized registration link to our online application portal where the following documents need to be uploaded:

  • Current CV/Resume
  • Motivation Letter
  • Transcripts of Records
  • Passport Scan

Application deadline: 30th April 2019

Please note that due to limited capacities a maximum of two students per specialization and a total of four students per institution can be accepted. Applicants will be notified about the outcome of the review and selection-process by end of May 2019.

Acceptance decisions will be made exclusively based on the students’ qualifications and the fit with the offered specialization. Competitive entry: We reserve the right to decline applicants.

Please note that it is the student’s obligation to take care of visa arrangements for entry and the duration of their stay in Austria. For information about the visa requirements check the OeAD website

For further questions please see the attached brochure below, visit the facebook page or contact