South Tyrolean Student Association


We are...

... the most important South Tyrolean students representation. The sh.asus is not place bound to the headquarter but additionally has seven branch offices in big university cities, four in Austria and three in Italy. The sh.asus was founded in 1955 as a non-profit association. Its main task is to represent the interest of South Tyrolean students abroad and students in South Tyrol. 

Become a member!

With your membership, you strengthen our position as an advocacy group in our dealings with political decision-makers!

You can also expect many benefits! 

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Our services


Student counseling, information on universities, recognition, study grants, psychological counseling

Representation of interests

Position on educational policy issues, representation of the interests and needs of students, votes in the State Advisory Council for the Right to Higher Education.


Parties, film evenings, educational trips, communal meals, courses and much more are organized by volunteer students.


Merit-based grants - definite results 

The definite results are available on the provincial administrations’s website.

(published 20/6/2024)

Partial refund of tuition fees

Until 31 July 2024, 12 noon, it is possible to apply for a partial refund of tuition fees. Scholarship winners from the Autonomous Province of Bozen/Bolzano for the academic year 2023/24 are entitled to do so. The form and all information can be found on the website of the provincial administration.

Further information is available on our website.


(published 18/6/2024)

Internship and career opportunities in the EU

"EPSO: Shape Your EU Career" offers students and professionals insights into European institutions, career paths, and application processes. On May 15th, the hybrid event features expert speakers, including Gaia Pellegrini from the European Parliament, and provides practical tips and internship opportunities. Moderated by Giusy Cupo, attendees gain valuable knowledge about EPSO and selection procedures. Whether participating in-person at the Bozen-Bolzano campus (room F0.03) or online via Microsoft Teams, it promises to be an invaluable opportunity for those looking to embark on a rewarding journey within European institutions. 

More about it and registration here.

(published May 2, 2024)

Call for proposals by IER - thesis on the South Tyrolean economy

The IER - Institute for Economic Research of the Chamber of Commerce of Bolzano supports students who are writing a Bachelor's or Master's thesis on the South Tyrolean economy. The three best research concepts (exposés) are awarded with 1,500 euros.

Deadlines for application for the summer semester 2023/24: 15 April until 16 June 2024

However, the final thesis must not have been completed at the time of registration.

Further information about the call for proposals as well as the application form can be found here: 

(published 8/4/2024)