AEMS Challenge

The OeAD-Housing Office celebrates its 20th anniversary and we want to celebrate with YOU!

Accept the AEMS Challenge and win a free summer university participation.

What is the AEMS Challenge? What is the prize?

The winner of the AEMS Challenge will attend AEMS Summer University 2018 for free!

The following services with a value of EUR 1,390.00 are included:

– All costs for the lecturers and lecture hall reservations

– Fully furnished accommodation in an OeAD-Passive House student dormitory with an option to extend the stay an extra week at no extra cost

– Local transit tickets for the duration of the summer university

– All costs related to lecture-related activities (trip to IIASA in Laxenburg)

– One dinner at a typical Austrian restaurant together with all other students

– Evening events as shown in the program including one movie night

– Some light refreshments during the lectures

– Organisation of social activities

Please note:

  • Travel tickets to and from Vienna
  • Insurances (health and household insurance)
  • Food and laundry during the stay in Austria
  • Costs for obtaining a visa for Austria, if needed

are not included in the prize!

How to accept the AEMS Challenge? How to enter the competition?

You must have a valid application for AEMS 2018.

If you have not applied yet, please fill out the application form on

Please state “AEMS Challenge” in the application form under “Scholarship reference”.

You already applied for AEMS 2018? You can enter the competition straight away!

Please follow our Facebook Page:

Post a picture or a video (max. 1 minute) describing why you absolutely want to attend and why you are the ideal candidate for AEMS Summer University 2018 on our Facebook Page between February 14, 2018 and March 31, 2018 to enter the competition. Please use the hashtag #AEMSchallenge for your posting.

A professional jury will select the winner in April 2018.

Show us your creativity and motivation!

The AEMS-Team wishes you good luck!

Here you find the exact Conditions for participation