[CALL] S&T Cooperation (WTZ): Austria - Serbia


Deadline: 2021-11-30

For early-stage or mid-career researchers who want to establish a new partnership (mainly travel and accommodation expenses).

The programme for Scientific & Technological Cooperation (WTZ) is carried out in the frame of international agreements with selected partner countries with the aim to stimulate international research.

Thematic areas

Open to all scientific disciplines and thematic areas, including social sciences as well as humanities.

Target group


  • Researchers at universities, universities of applied sciences and non-university research institutions in areas of basic research
  • PhD/Doctoral students1

Minimum requirement for the Austrian Principal Investigator: PhD/doctoral degree

Project applications submitted by early-stage researchers as well as project applications with involvement of PhD/doctoral students and/or female researchers will be prioritized.

Please note: Only new project partnerships can be funded under this programme.


  • Researchers, a full-time employees of the Serbian Universities or Research Institutes, registered within the Serbian Register of accredited scientific and research organisations, in accordance with the national legislation.
  • Young researchers, researchers with an experience of up to 10 years after their PhD/Doctoral degree; recognized career breaks will be taken into account


Funding will be provided for the mobility of researchers to carry out bilateral research projects.

In Austria up to EUR 2,000.- per project of the granted funding may be applied for project-related material costs.

Project duration: 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2024