HERAS+ Scholarship Programme (2020-2023)

The HERAS+ fellowship programme offers (prospective) PhD students and PostDocs a grant for their studies and/or research in Austria. Target group are staff members of Kosovan public and private higher education and other research institutions, which plan to carry out a PhD or PostDoc research in Austria. Candidates already enrolled at an Austrian for PhD studies are eligible for finishing their studies (max. 10 months) if they can prove an affiliation and engagement for their home institution in Kosovo.

Scholarship amount and age limits:

  • PhD: € 1050,-/month; max. 35 years old (exceptionally 40 years old in case of considerable care responsibilities)
  • PostDoc: € 1.150,-/month; max. 50 years old
  • Travel costs: € 500,- once

The project “HERAS+ – Higher Education Research and Applied Science in Kosovo” is coordinated by WUS Austria and supported by ZSI - Centre for Social Innovation and the OeAD. Our role is the administration of the scholarship fund.

This fellowship programme ends on 31 December 2023 (end of project period).

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