[CALL] Marietta Blau-Grant

01.09.2018

Deadline: 2018-09-01

For doctoral/PhD students enrolled at an Austrian university who want to spend 6 to 12 months abroad.

 

Financial support for doctoral/PhD students currently enrolled at an Austrian university who want to spend 6 to 12 months abroad with the intent to optimise their thesis. This grant does not support applicants enrolled for programmes which are based mostly or completely abroad.

Target group:

Highly qualified doctoral/PhD students currently enrolled at an Austrian university who do not exceed their 6th semester of their PhD-studies. The study progress must be efficient and uninterrupted; Exemptions for delays are childcare, home care for relatives, military or civil service or the employment at the university, applicants should provide relevant proof.

Target institution:

Accredited higher education institutions, non-university research institutes, industrial research laboratories or field research; as well as archives, libraries, museums or research institutions whose stocks, research results and infrastructure are necessary for realising the project. The target institution must be abroad.

Objectives:

  • To optimise the doctoral thesis by way of a continuous and specific long-term visit.
  • To provide financial support for early stage research.
  • To support young academics in the early years of their scientific career. The professional and scientific career after finishing the programme should be plausible. The grant is not intended to support lifelong learning.
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