Wissenschaftlich-Technische Zusammenarbeit (WTZ)

The Scientific & Technological Cooperation (S&T Cooperation) is based on inter-governmental and bilateral agreements for cooperations in the fields of science and technology. The financial support is intended for research visits within the framework of concrete scientific cooperation projects with researchers from partner countries of the Scientific & Technological Cooperation; the basic funding of the research projects must be secured from other sources. Funding is available mainly for travel and accommodation costs.

Active bilateral agreements are currently in place with Argentina, Albania, Bulgaria, China, France, India, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, the Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, the Czech Republic, Ukraine, Hungary and Vietnam.

Current calls for application

Application agency in Austria: OeAD / ICM, Vienna

Application agency for your project partner: Your project partner has to submit the application in his or her country of origin at the authority defined as the first competent authority for his or her institution and according to the local requirements and application form there (see 'info', when call is open).

Detailed information and the direct link to our online application form appear as soon as the call is opened

Country Project period of 2 years Next call
     
Albania 2018-2020 (2 years) planned for autumn 2017
Argentina - currently not open for application
Bulgaria 2019-2021 (2 years) planned for winter 2018/spring 2019
China 2019-2020 planned for spring 2018
Croatia 2020-2021 planned for spring 2019
Czech Republic 2019-2020 planned for spring 2018
France "Amadée" 2019-2020 planned for spring 2018
Hungary 2019-20 planned for spring 2018
India 2018-2020 Deadline: 30.11.2017
Korea (ROK) - to be announced
Macedonia 2018-2020 (2 years) Deadline: 31.12.2017
Montenegro 2019-2020 planned for spring 2018
Multilateral S&T Call Danube Region 2019-2020 spring 2018
Poland 2019-2020 planned for autumn 2018
Romania 2018-2020 (2 years) planned for autumn 2017
Russian Federation - currently not open for application
Serbia 2020-2021 planned for spring 2019
Slovakia 2020-2021 planned for spring 2019
Slovenia 2020-2021 planned for spring 2019
South Africa 2019-2020 planned for spring 2018
Ukraine 2019-2020 planned for spring 2018
Vietnam - There are no current calls at the moment