David-Herzog Fund
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The David Herzog Fund at the University of Graz
As a result of the events in 1938 the Jewish members of the University of Graz were expelled. In remmbrance of this and with the aim of contributing the promotion of tolerance and understanding the University of Graz set up the David Herzog Fund for the promotion of intercultural understanding and learning. This was based upon the unanimous resolution of the Academic Senate of the University on March, 11 th 1988.

The David Herzog Fund awards scholarships to:

  1. Jewish students wishing to study at one of the Styrian universities (Karl-Franzens-University Graz, Graz University of Technology, University of Music and Dramatic Arts Graz, Medical University Graz, Montanuniversität Leoben) or research institute on Jewish Studies for usually one semester. 
  2. Austrian students wishing to study at a university in Israel or another research institute focussing on Jewish Studies for usually one semester.
  3. Students or researchers based at universities or research institutes promoting transnational activities in the framework of international academic mobility focussing on Jewish Studies.

The aim of David Herzog Fund awards is to promote intercultural understanding and learning, specially with regard to the Jewish culture.

The scholarships consits of travel expenses (after consultation with David Herzog Fund) and a maximum monthly sum of EURO 650,- for students and EURO 800,-- for graduates.

Decisions relating to the award of David Herzog Fund scholarships are solely made by the David Herzog Fund committee with reserves the right to decline applications.

Application forms can be requested from the David Herzog Fund at Karl-Franzens University, Graz, (Office of International Relations), 8010 Graz, Universitätsplatz 3, Austria or can be loaded down here:

Application form as word-file
Letter of recommendation as word-file

Dr. Gerald Lamprecht
Koordinator des DHF
Centrum für Jüdische Studien
Elisabethstraße 27, A-8010 Graz
Tel.: ++ 43 316 380 8073
Fax.: ++ 43 316 380 9738

Telephonisch oder über E-Mail:
Parteienverkehr nach Vereinbarung.
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