Schengen Visa is one special kind of tourist visa that enables either transit through or an intended stay within the territory of the Schengen Member States for the duration of maximum 90 days (short stay) within a 180-day period. Currently, there are 26 Schengen Area Member States, 22 of which comprise of European Union Member States.
Short Term Visa
Tourist/ Business/ Religious/ Study/ Sports/ Invitation: This visa is applicable in case you are travelling for either of the above mentioned visas. This visa is given for travel period of less than 90 days or up to 90 days maximum. The stay me be either continuous or several visits depending upon whether the visa is single or multiple entry.