Costs & Scholarships
Regular participation: EUR 1.390,– (incl. VAT)
Scholarship recipient: EUR 490,- (incl. VAT)
Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems is an academic course. If completed successfully, BOKU-students or "MitbelegerInnen" from other Austrian universities acquire 5 ECTS credits from the University of National Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU). Foreign students get a BOKU certificate that needs to be acknowledged by your home university. You can find more information about this here.
Student Scholarship Program
We cooperate with several companies and organizations to provide student grants for outstanding applicants in need of financial aid. Thanks to this sponsorship program we're able to offer regular participation to selected students for a reduced fee of EUR 490,- (incl. VAT). If you need a scholarship, please be sure to send your online application before April 25, 2017.
The following services are included in the program fee:
- Course materials and attendance of all lectures, workshops, discussions and film presentations as indicated by the program.
- Attendance of all organized social activities as indicated.
- Full support from local program manager and tutors.
Energy efficient housing: Students will also have the possibility to live in one of Vienna's newest dormitories for the whole duration of the Summer School (July 26 - August 11, 2017) plus an additional week before or after the school - all withour added cost.
Personal and travel expenses as well as insurance are not covered.
In addition to regular participation and in response to a large number of requests there will also be the possibility to join single days of the program. This aims at anyone who is interested in economic and monetary reform, but unable to participate for the whole duration of the Summer School. Please be aware that the fee covers only the attendance of lectures, workshops and discussions, and that you won't receive a BOKU certificate and/or ECTS credits.
One-day ticket students EUR 100,- (incl. VAT)
One-day ticket non-students EUR 130,- (incl. VAT)
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After the application
After a successful application you will be contacted via email. Admissions (as well as the scholarship assignments) will be sent after the end of the regular application period.
Admitted students will receive a nomination via email. Please transfer the participation fee within one week after receiving the nomination. (You will receive the payment details together with the nomination.)
Our Withdrawal or Deferral Refund Policy applies from the moment of nomination, acceptance and payment of the fee. The participation can be cancelled until two weeks before the programm starts for a cancellation fee of 20%. If the participation is cancelled within two weeks before the programm starts: the cancellation fee will be 50%. No refunds can be given after the starting of the programm.
Students will be provided with accommodations in a resource efficient dormitory (rooms are reserved in an OeAD dorm). The accommodations will be single rooms in living communities and fully furnished with:
- personal kitchen box (dishes, cutlery and cookware)
- TV (free cable TV)
- telephone (passive, active only with calling card)
- free high-speed internet access (LAN)
- bedding (blanket, pillow, bed linen)
The rooms will be cleaned on a regular basis by our cleaning service. You'll also find laundry facilities and a communal space with free Wi-Fi on site.
Please be aware that costs for damages and missing furniture will have to be covered.
We aim to host the event according to the criteria of the Austrian Ecolabel for Green Meetings. Please choose bus or train for your trip to Vienna. Within Vienna a good public transport system is available. Bicylce parking is available at the teaching location. If you have to travel by plane or car, please use the BOKU CO2 compensation system: http://bit.ly/XAcj92