The funding programme Cooperation Development Research (KoEF) is financed by the BMBWF and fosters research on the two main principles of excellency and cooperation in development research. KoEF supports application-oriented cooperation projects between Austrian higher education institutions/research institutions and institutions in countries of the Global South and therewith to contribute to analysing and solving local challenges and to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Currently 24 KoEF projects are running, further 12 projects are in the preparatory phase and will be launched in the upcoming weeks.
Eligible costs are mobility and material expenses in the context of 1-3year research projects covering all scientific disciplines.
Depending on the duration of the project the funding sums amount up to EUR 50,000.- per project.
Eligible to apply are researchers (postdocs) at Austrian universities and non-university research institutions within the framework of application-oriented research as well as researchers at universities and non-university research institutions in countries of the Global South.
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