[CALL] OeAD - Ernst Mach Grant - Worldwide


Deadline: 2018-03-01

for incoming researchers up to the age of 35


Eligible for application are 

  1. postgraduates pursuing a doctoral/PhD programme outside Austria;
  2. postgraduates and post-docs wishing to pursue research in Austria with a view to an academic career and who completed their studies (at a university outside Austria) after September 30th, 2016;
  3.  post-docs who are working as lecturers at a university outside Austria.

Applicants must not have studied/pursued research/pursued academic work in Austria in the last six months before taking up the grant.

Maximum age:

35 years.

Grant benefit paid:

Supplementary grant, own funds are required

  1. Monthly grant rate
    • for graduates: 1.050 EUR 
    • for graduates with a PhD degree: 1.150 EUR
  2. Accommodation, health insurance
    • It is possible for OeAD scholarship holders to book accommodation (dormitory or apartment) with the OeAD Housing office. The monthly costs are:
      • monthly rent: 220 to 480 EUR (depending on the amenities)
      • monthly administrative fee: 18 EUR
    • OeAD scholarship holders need to have health insurance that is accepted by the Austrian authorities for the duration of their stay in Austria. The OeAD can help with taking out such insurance. The monthly costs can vary, at the moment you should calculate 55 to 200 EUR (depending on your age, scholarship category and state of health).
      Scholarship holders have to pay the costs for accommodation and insurance themselves
  3. Scholarship holders are exempted from paying tuition fees.
  4. Scholarship holders from non-European developing countries will also receive a travel costs subsidy of max.  1.000 EUR. This subsidy can cover (parts of) travel expenses to Austria as well as to Austrian representative authorities outside the home country.
Ernst Mach [Wikipedia]