Within the OeAD offers grants and scholarships to students and researchers from all over the world, carried out by the unit OeAD-MPC –Mobility Programmes, Bilateral and Multilateral Cooperation.
The programmes range from grants aimed at broad target groups to more specific ones aimed at applicants from particular fields of study or regions.
Below please find an overview of open calls for incoming programmes and the direct link to the online application tool.
- Host Country: Austria
- Study Abroad: Study in Europe
- Category: Undergraduate Scholarships | Postgraduate Scholarships | Masters Scholarships | PhD Scholarships | | Fellowships
- Eligible Countries: All Countries
- Reward: Scholarship or Grant
- Deadline: Varies
- Scholarship Alerts: To receive Scholarship Alerts on WhatsApp, Click HERE
Ernst Mach Grant – worldwide
The Ernst Mach Grant – worldwide invites applications from PhD students, postgraduates, postdocs and young lecturers from universities outside of Austria. Students and academic teaching staff from all fields of study can apply for a grant period of 1 to 9 months, extensions are not possible.
Deadline: 01.02.2021 for the academic year 2021/22
Non-European countries Scholarship
Undergraduate and graduate students from non-European countries (conducting a degree on Bachelor or master level) can apply for the Ernst Mach Grant for Studying at an Austrian University of Applied Sciences, which allows research visits of 4 to 10 months at an Austrian University of Applied Sciences. Extensions are not possible.
Deadline: 01.03.2021 for the academic year 2021/22
Ernst Mach Follow-Up Grant
The Ernst Mach Follow-Up Grant is aimed at post-doctoral researchers and lecturers from non-European developing countries, who work at higher education institutions/universities and have in the past received an OeAD scholarship. At the beginning of the grant period, at least 5 years must have passed since the last funded research visit to Austria.
Deadline 01.02.2021 for the academic year 2021/22
Franz Werfel Fellowship
The Franz Werfel Fellowship is open to applications from young university teachers of German language and Austrian literature. It enables them to work as visiting researchers at university departments and carry out research in libraries, archives or at research institutions. The fellowship is awarded for 4 to 9 months and includes follow-up measures (financial and material).
Richard Plaschka Fellowship
The Richard Plaschka Fellowship is open to applications from young university teachers of historical sciences with a focus on Austrian history. It enables them to work as visiting researchers at university departments and carry out research in libraries, archives or at research institutions. The fellowship is awarded for 4 to 9 months and includes follow-up measures (financial and material).
Ernst Mach-Grants – Eurasia-Pacific Uninet
The Ernst Mach-Grants – Eurasia-Pacific Uninet is aimed at PhD students and post-doc researchers from member institutions of the Eurasia-Pacific Uninet (EPU) in the target countries. Currently, applications from China and Mongolia are accepted. The grant is awarded for up to 9 months; there is no age limit.
Ernst Mach-Grants – ASEA-UNINET
Applications to the Ernst Mach-Grants – ASEA-UNINET are open to graduates in the field of music, postgraduates with a master degree (including master thesis), and post-docs with a doctoral degree (or equivalent). Currently, applications from ASEA-UNINET member universities in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam are accepted. Depending on their type, the grants are awarded for up to 9 months to up to 36 months; there is no age limit.
Method of Application
Application for the scholarship or grant should be made online using the link below
Please note that even in times of Covid 19 you can apply for a grant. We are looking forward to receiving our application.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all scholarship holders must comply with up-to-date regulations for entry to Austria (see https://www.bmeia.gv.at/en/).