HERAS Scholarship Programme

The HERAS scholarship 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 higher education institutions, which are not in Austria yet.

  • 10 PhD scholarships for up to 33 months and
  • 5 PostDoc scholarships for 1 – 3 month(s) are being offered.

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. 40 years old or max. 5 years after award of the PhD degree

Application Deadline: 05.06.2017


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 GmbH. Our role is the administration of the scholarship fund.

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