Deadline: Helmut Veith Stipend for Women in Computer Science 2019

DATE:Saturday, November 30, 2019

Deadline: November 30, 2019: Motivated female students in the field of computer science who plan to pursue (or are pursuing) one of the master‘s programs in Computer Science at the Vienna University of Technology  (TU Wien) taught in English are invited to apply for the annually awarded Helmut Veith Stipend.

Helmut Veith Stipend

The Helmut Veith Stipend is dedicated to the memory of 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


• Master in Logic and Computation
• Master in Business Informatics
• European Master in Computational Logic
• Master in Computer Engineering (Technische Informatik)
• Master in Data Science
• Master in Media and Human-Centered Computing

Additional eligibility criteria are listed here.

Application deadline

November 30, 2019.


The information on the application procedure is available here.

Download the flyer

Flyer download here.

Funding organizations

The Helmut Veith Stipend for outstanding women in science was established with the support of TU Wien, the Wolfgang Pauli Institute, and generous donations of friends and colleagues of Helmut Veith.

TU Wien, the Wolfgang Pauli Institute, and family, friends and colleagues of Helmut Veith.

(Call in Die Presse)

Third Recipient of the Helmut Veith Stipend

To be annouced in the Spring 2019. 

Second Recipient of the Helmut Veith Stipend

The second recipient of the Helmut Veith Stipend for Female Master´s Students is Hanna Elif Lachnitt. Hanna Lachnitt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Freie Universität Berlin. More on the award ceremony here.

The photos made by Nadja Meister, are published on Flickr under CC 4.0. here.

Recipient Hanna Elif Lachnitt and Vice Rector for Academic Affairs of TU Wien Kurt Matyas.

(Press coverage in Die Presse)

(Press coverage in Der Standard, 12.9.2018, Forschung Spezial)

The first recipient of the Helmut Veith Stipend

The first recipient of the Helmut Veith stipend is Mariëlle Rietdijk, she holds bachelor’s degrees in Artificial Intelligence from Utrecht University.

Recipient Marielle Rietdijk and Vice Rector at TU Wien Kurt Matyas (photo credits: Christian Lendl)


The award certificate for Helmuth Veith Stipend designed by Nikita Veith and Merlin Zalodek.

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