Mobility promotion

You use public transport to get to the university or to your internship? Then we have good news 

We, the student body of the Carinthian University of Applied Sciences, support the use of public transportation by providing a subsidy for trips to reach the place of study or the internship site, if an internship is included in the curriculum.

The subsidy is granted for the purchase of ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways) tickets, annual tickets, semester tickets or monthly tickets, or for individual trips for the purpose of traveling home during an academic year. During the lecture and exam-free periods (February, July, August and September), a mobility grant is only paid in the case of a compulsory internship according to the internship duration specified in the curriculum and up to the maximum grant amount. 

The trips must be related to the studies or the course. Excursions within the framework of studies or a course cannot be funded.

Amount of subsidy:

Pro Semester wird ein Zuschuss in der Höhe von maximal 50,00 (pro Semester) bzw. 12,50 (pro Monat) ausbezahlt. Der Kauf einer ÖBB Vorteilscard wird mit 50% des Kaufpreises gefördert. Bei gleichzeitiger Nutzung unterschiedlicher öffentlicher Verkehrsmittel wird der Zuschuss nicht doppelt ausbezahlt. .

A small calculation example
The "Kärnten Ticket" for students costs € 299 per year.
📌Save up to € 100 per academic year if you apply for a mobility grant from the ÖH FH Kärnten once per semester.


Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

  • be enrolled in a regular degree program or course of study at the FH Carinthia;
  • attend a course of study at the location for which the grant is submitted;
  • use public transport during the periods eligible for funding.

The eligible costs must exceed € 25.00 each month for which a grant is requested - exceptions to this are only semester, annual and the ÖBB Austria Card.

Funding procedure

The grant is provided by transferring the grant amount to the applicant. In order to receive the grant, the following documents must be submitted to the Student Union of the Carinthian University of Applied Sciences:

  • the fully completed application for funding (see point 8.).
  • the original tickets or, in the case of customer cards: charging receipts or receipts and a ticket info.
  • In the case of a compulsory internship, the signed data sheet of the internship agreement must be enclosed.


  • Please do not forget to request an invoice when purchasing tickets!
  • In any case there must be an amount with shown tax!
  • In case of a money value booking of customer cards, for example in the bus, a proof of the actual booking of the tickets must be obtained from the transport service provider!
  • Tip: Book tickets directly at the ticket counter.
  • The tickets submitted will not be returned in the event that the grant is paid out, they will be retained and remain in the accounting department of the Student Union.


The completed forms (incl. all attachments) must be mailed or dropped off in the mailbox of the FH Carinthia Student Union or handed in directly at the Service Center of the FH Carinthia Student Union no later than six weeks after the end of the semester.

The documents should be sent to the following address:

Hochschüler_innenschaft an der FH Kärnten c/o

FH Kärnten

Europastraße 4

9524 Villach

or by email to

Entitlement to funding

There is no legal claim to a positive funding approval. The available budget for mobility funding is to be determined by the University Council in the annual budget estimate for each academic year. If the budget is exhausted, no further funding can be provided.


Application Form Mobility Grant

 Mobility Promotion Guideline (German and English)