Project funding Taiwan-Austria

The project funding programme Taiwan-Austria in the field of higher education is carried out on the basis of the Memorandum of Understanding between the BMBWF (Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research) in Vienna and the MOE (Ministry of Education) in Taipei, signed in 2019. The programme is equally financed by the BMBWF and the MOE and shall support the implementation and development of international cooperation activities between Taiwan and Austria.

The aim of the programme is to stimulate joint activities and to contribute to direct collaboration among universities, higher education and research institutions of both countries. The Project Funding Taiwan – Austria is based on a mutual interest to considerably improve knowledge exchange on an international level and to strengthen the international profile of the institutions involved. Thus, the BMBWF and the MOE will financially support the initiating phase of the partnerships.

Funding for bilateral research projects is mainly available for travel and accommodation costs of students and researchers as well as project-related material costs up to € 2,000 per project for the one or two-year project period. The sending side will cover the travel expenses as well as the accommodation costs of its own researchers.

The OeAD-GmbH, Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research will be in charge of administering all relevant programme procedures on the Austrian side. Ministry of Education will be in charge of the administration of all relevant programme procedures on the Taiwanese side. All proposals must be submitted at both the OeAD by the Austrian project coordinator and at the MOE by the Taiwanese project coordinator.

Current Call

Application agency in Austria: OeAD /International Cooperation in Higher Education, Vienna

Please apply here:  online tool, see also www.grants.at

Closing date: 15 July 2020

Application agency for your project partner: Your project partner has to submit the application in Taiwan at the authority defined as the first competent authority for his or her institution and according to the local requirements and application form there (Ministry of Education/MOE).