The court sentenced him to a minimum of eight months in detention with another 16 months relsase his sentence suspended. Born in Turkey, he had been in Austria since and was arrested in October.
Austria, like several other European countries, has struggled to stop the recruitment of teenagers by IS.
He attended the awarding ceremony, which was broadcast on TV, and recited his acceptance speech as a rap. He initially wrote his lyrics in English.
He was eventually released but returned to custody earlier this year after he broke his bail conditions and tried to recruit a year-old. His master's thesis was about Gangsta Rap in Germany. Born in Turkey, he had been in Austria since and was arrested in October.
He successfully graduated with the degree Magister philosophiae. According to Austrian media, his mother had tried to prevent him from reease lured by Islamist propaganda, sending him away to his uncle in Germany last year. Islamist propaganda image copyrightReuters image captionThe boy's lawyer said that probation officials had made his client realise he had been the rwlease of propaganda The boy, due to turn 15 shortly, was accused of having ties to terrorist groups and obtaining instructions on how to make an explosive device.
Prosecutors said he had contact with supporters of Islamic State IS and al-Qaeda, with the aim of going to fight in Syria. However, his lawyer said he was cautiously optimistic that the child had understood he had been targeted by propaganda.
Byhe studied Journalism and Communication at the University of Vienna. But he was arrested last October, when police said he had looked into buying chemicals for a bomb to be detonated in public places such as Vienna's Westbahnhof station.
A year-old girl was facing charges in Vienna on Tuesday of supporting IS. One of the moderators also alleged lpoking he urinated on the wall of the TV station building during a break. The boy had been facing up to five years in custody and prosecutors said they would decide ffor the coming days whether to accept the decision.
Originally from a Turkish Alevi family, he was brought up by his mother after his parents divorced.
Before the trial began behind closed doors in the town of St Poelten, west of Vienna, his lawyer Rudolf Mayer told reporters his client would plead guilty. Prosecutors said the boy had shown no remorse for his actions. Related Topics.
Before starting with rap, he played basketball for a long time. The court sentenced him to a minimum of eight months in detention with another 16 months of his sentence suspended.