[CALL] Ernst Mach Grant - Eurasia-Pacific Uninet


Deadline: 1 Oct 2017

For incoming young researchers from China or Mongolia.

Eligible for application are

  1. postgraduates pursuing a doctoral/PhD program at one of EPU’s member institutions in China or Mongolia;
  2. post docs pursuing academic work at one of EPU’s member institutions in China or Mongolia;

Applicants under [1] have to prove that they pursue doctoral/PhD studies, applicants under [2] have to prove that they are employed by the partner institution and they should not have graduated longer than five years ago. Applicants must not have studied/pursued research or academic work in Austria in the last six months before taking up the grant. Information about member institutions is available here:

1) partners in China and Mongolia: https://www.oead.at/fileadmin/icm/eurasia_pacific_uninet/docs/Members_China_and_Mongolia_27112015.pdf

2) partners in Austria: https://www.oead.at/fileadmin/icm/eurasia_pacific_uninet/docs/Members_Austria_27112015.pdf]

Maximum age: no age limit


  • Postgraduates: 1-9 months
  • Postdocs: 1-6 months

Monthly grant rate:

  • Postgraduates: 1.050 EUR
  • Postdocs: 1.150 EUR

Accident and health insurance, accommodation:

  • If necessary, the OeAD-GmbH will take out an accident and health insurance on behalf of the grant recipient.
  • The OeAD-GmbH will endeavor to provide accommodation (student hall of residence or flat) for recipients of grants who wish to get accommodation arranged by the OeAD. Monthly costs: 220 to 470 EUR (depending on how much comfort the grant recipients want). An administration fee of 18 EUR per month is payable to the OeAD-GmbH for arranging accommodation. The costs for insurance and accommodation have to be paid out of the grant by the grant recipients.

Recipients of grants are exempted from paying tuition fees.
Recipients of grants will receive an additional travel costs subsidy of max. 730 EUR.

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