The Helmut Veith Stipend is awarded annually to exceptionally talented and motivated female students in the field of computer science who pursue (or plan to pursue) one of the master’s programs in Computer Science at TU Wien taught in English and have (or have the interest to develop) a solid mathematical and technical background in at least one of the areas in which Austrian scientist Helmut Veith worked.
The VCLA invites motivated and outstanding female students in the field of computer science (CS) who pursue (or plan to pursue) one of the master‘s programs in Computer Science at TU Wien taught in English in one of the following semesters:
- Winter Semester 2021/2022
- Summer Semester 2022
Candidates have (or have the interest to develop) a solid mathematical and technical background in at least one of the areas in which Austrian scientist Helmut Veith worked, to apply for the annually awarded Helmut Veith Stipend.
Helmut Veith Stipend
The Helmut Veith Stipend is dedicated to the memory of Helmut Veith (1971-2016), an outstanding computer scientist who worked in the fields of logic in computer science, computer-aided verification, software engineering, and computer security. Helmut Veith, who tragically passed away in March 2016, was a strong advocate and mentor for women in computer science. More information on the late professor Helmut Veith here.
Students who are awarded the Helmut Veith Stipend, receive:
- EUR 6000 annually for a duration of up to two years
- Waiver of all tuition fees at TU Wien
Applicants must be eligible for admission to one of the master’s programs in computer science at TU Wien that are taught in English. In 2021/2022 those are:
- Master in Logic and Computation
- Master in Business Informatics
- Master in Computer Engineering (Technische Informatik)
- Master in Data Science
- Master in Media and Human-Centered Computing
Female students who have Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Mathematics (Bologna first cycle) or equivalent degree are eligible to apply for the stipend. Extensive mathematical and technical knowledge and interest in (at least one of) Helmut Veith’s areas of research:
- Logic in Computer Science
- Formal Methods and Verification
- Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
- Algorithms and Complexity Theory
- Computer Security
- Proficiency in English