Ernst Mach Grants for International Young Researchers, Austria

Publish Date: Oct 15, 2015

Deadline: Mar 01, 2016

About Grant Program

The Ernst Mach Grants are named after the famous Austrian physicist and philosopher Ernst Mach (1838-1916). The grant program is financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW).  Students and young researchers from foreign universities are invited to apply for this grant to come to Austria for a research or a study stay. Every year a board of representatives of the Austrian Ministry awards the Ernst Mach Grants based on the results of an expert examination procedure. Age limit for this grant program is 35 years at the time of the application

Call for applications

The call for application starts in October.  Deadline for the online application is March 1st for stays during the following academic year

Target groups

The "Ernst Mach grant worldwide" is open to

  • postgraduates pursuing a doctoral/PhD program outside Austria,
  • postgraduates and post-docs wishing to do research in Austria with a view to an academic career and who have completed their studies (at an university outside Austria),
  • or post-docs who are working as lecturers at a foreign university outside Austria. Duration of stay is limited to a maximum of 9 months (extension are not possible within this program)

The "Ernst Mach Grant for studying at an Austrian University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule)" is open to:

  • graduates and undergraduates who are studying at a university outside Europe and who are participating in a master program or have successfully completed at least four semesters of their studies within a bachelor- or diploma program at the time of taking up the grant. The minimum duration of stay is 4 months, maximum stay in Austria is up to 10 months.

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