ASEA-UNINET research projects

The ASEAN-European Academic University Network (ASEA-UNINET) was founded in 1994 and today consists of more than 90 universities in some 15 countries. The higher education institutions network aims to promote research and teaching activities between the member universities in Europe and South-East Asia (Indonesia, Iran*, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan*, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam).

* associate members

ASEA-UNINET Austria receives funding from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF). Approximately 100 bilateral and multilateral cooperation projects between Austrian and Southeast Asian member universities are funded each year.

Target group: The main focus is on research projects in which scientists and doctoral students can take part. Training/teaching courses, workshops and summer schools are also funded.

Funding: Project funding is available for travel costs and/or subsistence costs (scholarship) as well as material costs in accordance with the applicable ASEA-UNINET application guideline. A financial contribution of the Asian partner university/universities in the respective project is desired.

Submission: ASEA-UNINET project calls take place once a year (in spring for the following academic year). Project applications must be submitted online via SCHOLARSHIPS.AT and will be evaluated by the Austrian ASEA-UNINET member universities.

Eligible for to apply are university professors or members with a post-doctoral teaching qualification, members of the rectorate and heads of organisational units with research or teaching responsibilities of the Austrian member and candidate member universities.

Selection: Projects are selected by the ASEA-UNINET’s Executive Board and the Board of Trustees. The final decision is made by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF).

Further information: Please contact the ASEA-UNINET coordinator of the relevant member university.

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