Our programmes from A to Z

Africa-UniNet

The Austrian-African Research Network  Africa-UniNet was initiated by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF) and launched by Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation (OeAD-GmbH) and the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU). Its objective is to create a long-term, stable basis for cooperation between Austrian and African universities and research institutions. Africa-UniNet intends to promote new contacts, deepen scientific cooperation and provide excellent opportunities for innovative joint research projects. Africa-UniNet is funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF).


As stated in the network’s statutes, Africa-UniNet has the following main goals and tasks:
•    Promoting cooperation between academic institutions
•    Initiating research projects and research & education projects based on common interests
•    Establishing a solid communication structure between Austrian and African higher education institutions and scientific institutions
•    Creating a platform for long-term science discourses
•    Establishing contacts with governmental and non-governmental organisations
•    Providing expertise on the higher education and research landscape in Austria and Africa
•    Raising donations and third-party funds
•    Other cooperation, such as in the area of further education

Andrássy Postgraduate scholarship of the BMBWF

With an Andrássy scholarship of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF) students can study a one- to two-year master’s degree programme at the German-speaking Andrássy University in Budapest (DUB). Students can carry out their studies at the Faculties of International Relations, Central European Studies or Comparative Political Studies and Law. Graduates of bachelor’s programmes, traditional diploma degree programmes and master’s programmes can apply for this scholarship.

Target group: Graduates, Postgraduates

Target country: Hungary

Duration: 22 months maximum

Closing date for applications: May 15th

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

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Aktion Austria-Slovakia (Incoming)

The Aktion Austria-Slovakia supports scientific exchange between Austria and Slovakia and the learning of the neighbouring country’s language. Different scholarships for students, lecturers and researchers as well as project funding are intended to increase bilateral cooperation with the aim of developing sustainable relationships.

Target group: Undergraduates, Graduates, Postgraduates, Postdocs, Researchers

Country of origin: Slovakia

Duration: depending on the target group 3 days to 6 months

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH and SAIA, n.o. on behalf of and financed by the Aktion Austria-Slovakia

Closing date for applications: 2 closing dates per year

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Aktion Austria-Slovakia (Outgoing)

The Aktion Austria-Slovakia supports scientific exchange between Austria and Slovakia and the learning of the neighbouring country’s language. Different scholarships for students, lecturers and researchers as well as project funding are intended to increase bilateral cooperation with the aim of developing sustainable relationships.

Target group: Undergraduates, Graduates, Postgraduates, Postdocs, Researchers

Target country: Slovakia

Duration: depending on the target group 3 days to 6 months

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH and SAIA, n.o. on behalf of and financed by the Aktion Austria-Slovakia

Closing date for applications: 2 closing dates per year

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Aktion Austria-Czech Republic (Incoming)

The Aktion Austria-Czech Republic supports scientific exchange between Austria and the Czech Republic and the learning of the neighbouring country’s language. Different scholarships for students, lecturers and researchers as well as project funding are intended to increase bilateral cooperation with the aim of developing sustainable relationships.

Target group: Graduates, Postgraduates, Postdocs, Researchers

Country of origin: Czech Republic

Duration: depending on the target group 1 to 5 months

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH and AKTION on behalf of and financed by the Aktion Austria-Czech Republic

Closing date for applications: depending on the programme up to 3 closing dates per year

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Aktion Austria-Czech Republic (Outgoing)

The Aktion Austria-Czech Republic supports scientific exchange between Austria and the Czech Republic and the learning of the neighbouring country’s language. Different scholarships for students, lecturers and researchers as well as project funding are intended to increase bilateral cooperation with the aim of developing sustainable relationships.

Target group: Graduates, Postgraduates, Postdocs, Researches

Target country: Czech Republic

Duration: depending on the target group 1 to 5 months

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH and AKTION on behalf of and financed by the Aktion Austria-Czech Republic

Closing date for applications: depending on the programme up to 3 closing dates per year

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Aktion Austria-Hungary (Incoming)

The Aktion Austria-Hungary supports scientific exchange between Austria and Hungary and the learning of the neighbouring country’s language. Different scholarships for students, lecturers and researchers as well as project funding are intended to increase bilateral cooperation with the aim of developing sustainable relationships.

Target group: Postgraduates, Postdocs, Researchers

Country of origin: Hungary

Duration: depending on the target group 3 days to 4 months

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Stiftung Aktion Austria-Hungary

Closing date for applications: short-term grants ongoing, per Aktion and project up to 4 closing dates per year

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Aktion Austria-Hungary (Outgoing)

The Aktion Austria-Hungary supports scientific exchange between Austria and Hungary and the learning of the neighbouring country’s language. Different scholarships for students, lecturers and researchers as well as project funding are intended to increase bilateral cooperation with the aim of developing sustainable relationships.

Target group: Undergraduates, Graduates, Postgraduates, Postdocs, Researchers

Target country: Hungary

Duration: depending on the target group 3 days to 9 months, extention is possible in certain cases

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Stiftung Aktion Austria-Hungary

Closing date for applications: short-term grants ongoing, per scholarship programme up to 4 closing dates per year

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APPEAR

The higher education cooperation programme APPEAR is a programme of the Austrian Development Cooperation (ODC). Its aim is to implement the strategy “Higher Education and Scientific Cooperation” in the priority countries and priority regions in the South and in the three priority countries in the Black Sea area and the Southern Caucasus.

Two types of scholarships are available:

  • Master’s and PhD scholarships that are bound to an APPEAR project
  • PhD scholarships that are awarded on an individual basis and thus not bound to an APPEAR Project

ASEAN-European Academic University Network (ASEA-UNINET)

The ASEAN-European Academic University Network (ASEA-UNINET) supports exchange of knowledge between partner universities in Europe and South East Asia (Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam) as well as Iran* and Pakistan* (*associate members). The network's main activity is the organisation and financial support of transcontinental exchange of (prospective) scientists and the transfer of knowledge associated with it.

Target group: Scientists (at least current PhD/doctoral studies) at ASEA-UNINET member universities in Austria, in the ASEA-UNINET partner countires or in Pakistan

Countries of origin: Austria, ASEAN ASEA-UNINET partner countries, Pakistan

Target country: Austria, ASEAN ASEA-UNINET partner countries, Pakistan

Duration: 12 months

Closing date for applications: 1 closing that per year (spring)

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

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Internship for teaching German as a foreign language abroad

Only students who are studying German as a foreign and second language at an Austrian university can apply for this internship.

Target group: Undergraduates, Graduates

Target countries: Egypt, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Cameroon, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Cuba, Morocco, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal, Nicaragua, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Taiwan, Czech Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Hungary, Uzbekistan, Vietnam

Duration: 3 to 5 months

Closing date for applications: January 31st

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

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Educational Cooperation with Eastern and South-Eastern Europe

Educational cooperation promotes exchange and cooperation between educational institutions in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and Austria in order to support sustainable educational reforms on the pre-university level. Around 20 projects are implemented every year through five project offices in Chisinau (Republic of Moldova), Odesa (Ukraine), St. Petersburg (Russia), Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia) and Tirana (Albania, Kosovo, North Macedonia). Cooperation priorities include increasing the labour market relevance of vocational education and training systems, promoting equal opportunities in education systems, quality development and good governance as well as the exchange of experience on the implementation of new teaching and learning opportunities to promote the acquisition of key skills.

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CEEPUS (Incoming)

CEEPUS (Central European Exchange Programme for University Studies) is a multilateral exchange programme with Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. Students and lecturers can apply for a financially supported stay abroad in one of the 16 CEEPUS member countries. Both short stays (excursions lasting at least three days) and longer stays (up to ten months) can be supported.

Target group: Undergraduates, Graduates, Researchers

Countries of origin: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Republic of North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia

Duration: 1 to 10 months

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

Closing date for applications: 15 June (for the whole academic year and for the winter term) | 31 October (for the summer term) | 30 November (for freemovers)

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CEEPUS (Outgoing)

CEEPUS (Central European Exchange Programme for University Studies) is a multilateral exchange programme with Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. Students and lecturers can apply for a financially supported stay abroad in one of the 16 CEEPUS member countries. Both short stays (excursions lasting at least three days) and longer stays (up to ten months) can be supported.Please note that students can only study at a partner university abroad via a CEEPUS network in which the relevant higher education institution takes part. You can find the networks in which Austrian higher education institutions take part on the CEEPUS website. Outside the networks freemover stays at a freely chosen university in one of the CEEPUS countries are possible in some cases (the university, however, must be eligible to take part in CEEPUS).

Target group: Undergraduates, Graduates, Researchers

Countries of origin: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Republic of North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia

Duration: 1 to 10 months

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

Closing date for applications: June 15th (for the whole academic year and the winter semester) | October 31st (for the summer semester) | November 30th (for freemovers)

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College of Europe - Zuschuss des Bundeskanzleramtes

Mit dem Ziel, österreichischen Studierenden die Möglichkeit einer postgradualen europäischen Ausbildung zu bieten sowie den Anteil von Österreicherinnen und Österreichern, die in europäischen Institutionen beruflich tätig werden, zu erhöhen, fördert das Bundeskanzleramt pro Jahr drei Stipendien für das renommierte College of Europe (Collège d’Europe) in Brügge (Belgien) und Natolin (Polen).

Zielgruppe:  Postgraduates
Zielländer: Belgien, Polen
Dauer: 10 Monate
Fördergeber: Bundeskanzleramt der Republik Österreich
Einreichtermin: Ende Jänner 2023

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Infowebinar 

In Zusammenarbeit mit dem College of Europe organisiert der OeAD am 7.12.2022 von 15:00 bis 16:30 Uhr ein Infowebinar für interessierte Studierende, die mehr über das College selbst sowie über den Zuschuss und die Bewerbungsmodalitäten erfahren möchten.
Für die Anmeldung zum Infowebinar klicken Sie hier.

culture connected

The initiative supports cooperation projects between schools and cultural partners. The projects may relate to all areas of the arts and culture.

Target group: All schools with public status throughout Austria as well as project teams of educational day care institutions – always in cooperation with cultural institutions, cultural initiatives and cultural associations

Target country: Austria

Closing date for application: autumn of 2020

Further information

Doctoral Research Fellowships (DRF) of Austrian Centers

Doctoral Research Fellowships are aimed at highly qualified doctoral candidates who wish to complete a research stay at an institute of the Austria Centers. The fellowship serves to optimize the doctoral thesis; therefore, the fellowship stay must be completed before submitting the doctoral thesis:

  • Alberta/Edmonton: Social Sciences and Humanities as well as Music and Dramatic Arts
  • Jerusalem: Social Sciences, Law, Humanities and European Studies
  • Minnesota: Economic Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Music Studies
  • New Orleans: Political Sciences and History

Target group: Postgraduates who are enrolled in an ongoing doctoral or PhD programme (matching the field) in Austria or at one of the universities with an affiliated Austria Center with a corresponding research focus.

Target countries: Canada, Israel, United States

Duration: 10 and 12 months (Canada)

Closing date for applications: February 1st

Awarding organisation:

OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

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Erasmus+ Next Generation

Erasmus+, das erfolgreiche EU-Programm in den Bereichen Bildung, Jugend und Sport wird für die Jahre 2021-2027 fortgeführt. Erasmus+ bietet Mobilitäts- und Kooperationsmöglichkeiten in der Hochschulbildung, beruflichen Aus- und Weiterbildung, Schulbildung, (einschl. frühkindlicher Betreuung, Bildung und Erziehung), Erwachsenenbildung und Jugendarbeit.

Beteiligen können sich alle Akteure im Bildungs- und Jugendbereich: Junge Menschen, Schülerinnen und Schüler, Lehrlinge, Studierende, Graduierte, Lehrkräfte und Personal, Schulen, Hochschulen, Einrichtungen der beruflichen Aus- und Weiterbildung und der Erwachsenenbildung sowie aus dem Jugendbereich, Unternehmen, Sozialpartner, Behörden, Personalabteilungen, Bibliotheken, Gemeinnützige Organisationen oder Einrichtungen, Nicht-Regierungs-Organisationen (NROs), europäische Jugend-NROs sowie informelle Gruppen junger Menschen und viele mehr. Die Fördermöglichkeiten inkludieren Berufspraktika, Studieren im Ausland sowie europaweite Fortbildungs- und Lehraufenthalte, Jugendbegegnungen und Fachkräftemobilitäten im Jugendbereich. Gefördert werden außerdem Projektpartnerschaften zwischen Institutionen.
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Erasmus+ study abroad periods

Within the framework of Erasmus+ students have the possibility to do part of their studies at a partner higher education institution in another European country or in partner countries worldwide.

Target group: Undergraduates, Graduates, Postgraduates

Target countries: 27 EU member countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Republic of North Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, Turkey (= Erasmus+ programme countries), partner countries

Duration: 2 to 12 months

Funding organisation: national, EU

Closing date for applications: please enquire at the office where you have to submit your application (home university)

Erasmus+ Internships

Students and graduates can do an internship in the Erasmus+ programme countries or partner countries worldwide. They can do this internship in a company, a training or research institution or other organisation that is able to support and enable the agreed learning progress for the relevant degree programme. It must be a full-time internship.

Target group: Undergraduates, Graduates, Postgraduates

Target countries: 27 EU member countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Republic of North Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, Turkey (= Erasmus programme countries), partner countries worldwide

Duration: 2 to 12 months

Funding organisation: national, EU

Closing date for applications: please enquire at the office where you have to submit your application (higher education institution in home country)

OeAD | National Agency for Erasmus+

 

_erinnern.at_

_erinnern.at_ is the OeAD's programme for teaching and learning about National Socialism and the Holocaust. It promotes the transfer of historical and methodological-didactic knowledge as well as reflection on its significance for the present.

Main areas of work:

  • National and international cooperation in educational projects
  • Further education and training programmes as well as conferences for Austrian teachers
  • Seminar trips to Israel embedded in Austrian university colleges of teacher education courses
  • Teaching and learning materials, learning websites and apps for use in the classroom, in distance learning and out-of-school youth education
  • Historical tours and (school) exhibitions
  • Talks with Austrian contemporary witnesses at schools and in online formats
  • Up-to-date information about remembrance culture and Holocaust education on the website www.erinnern.at

Target group: Teachers, educational professionals, teacher training students as well as teacher training institutions, stakeholders in the Austrian education system, and interested members of the public.

To the website of erinnern.at

Ernst Mach Grant – UKRAINE

As a reaction to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the forced flight from the country, there is a need for immediate support for displaced persons as well as for students, graduates and scientists who are already in Austria and who have lost their financial support due to the war.

The special scholarship programme Ernst Mach – UKRAINE helps Ukrainian students to continue their studies in Austria. The scholarship is open to Ukrainian students who are already enrolled in a regular study programme at an Austrian higher education institution as well as students, scientists and researchers from Ukraine who wish to continue their studies or projects here.

Target group: Students, Graduates, Postgraduates, Postgraduates enrolled in an ongoing doctoral or PhD programme, Postdocs, Scientists and Researchers

Countries of origin: Ukraine (citizenship) 

Duration: 1 to 9 months (extension possible up to 21 months)

Scholarship sum: 715 euros per month

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

Closing date for applications: no closing date, applications are possible at any time

Further information & FAQ (Ukrainian, German, English)

Scholarship application

Ernst Mach Grant for studying at an Austrian university of applied sciences (Fachhochschule) (International)

The Ernst Mach Grant for studying at an Austrian university of applied sciences (Fachhochschule) is intended for international students who want to spend a study period at an Austrian university of applied sciences. The purpose of the programme is to promote the internationalisation of the university of applied sciences sector in Austria.

Target group: Undergraduates, Graduates

Countries of origin: non-European countries

Duration: 4 to 10 months

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

Closing date for applications: March 1st

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The Ernst Mach Grant worldwide (International)

The Ernst Mach Grant worldwide is intended for young researchers and university lecturers of all disciplines who are studying or pursuing research outside Austria.

Target group: Postgraduates, Postdocs

Countries of origin: all

Duration: 1 to 9 months

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

Closing date for applications: February 1st

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Ernst Mach Grant ASEA-UNINET (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam)

The Ernst Mach Grant ASEA-UNINET within the framework of the ASEAN-European Academic University Network (ASEA-UNINET) enables study and research stays in Austria. The target group is researchers (postgraduates, postdocs and lecturers at member institutions of the ASEA-UNINET), as well as undergraduates and graduates (music performance).

Target group: Undergraduates, Graduates, Postgraduates, Postdocs

Countries of origin: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Duration: Undergraduates, Graduates 9 months | Postdocs: 3 to 9 months | Postgraduates: max. 36 months

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH in cooperation with ASEA-UNINET (on behalf of and financed by funds of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

Closing date for applications: up to 1 closing date per year (Spring)

Further information

Ernst Mach Follow-up Grant (non-European developing countries)

The Ernst Mach Follow-up Grant (EZA) is a programme for former scholarship holders from non-European developing countries. Eligible for application are people who are pursuing research or are teaching at a higher education institution in a developing country and already received a scholarship administered by the OeAD.

Target group: Postdocs

Countries of origin: non-European developing countries

Duration: 1 to 3 months

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

Closing date for applications: February 1st, September 1st

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Eurasia-Pacific Uninet

The Eurasia-Pacific Uninet (EPU) was established in 2000 with the objective of developing an educational network for Austrian universities, universities of applied sciences and other educational institutions in Central Asia, East Asia and the Pacific. It comprises a great number of international partners of all fields of research and supports projects in the areas of research, research-based teaching and art as well as technology cooperations.

Target group: Scientists at EPU member institutions (at least current PhD/doctoral studies)

Target countries: countries with EPU member institutions

Duration: 12 months

Closing date for applications: 1 closing date per year

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

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Dipl.-Übers. Konstanze Pirker

Doctoral Grant for the European University Institute (EUI)

The grant is targeted at highly qualified postgraduates who wish to pursue a doctoral programme in one of the following departments at the EUI in Florence: history and cultural history, economic sciences (political economy), legal studies, political and social sciences. LL.M programmes are not supported.

Target group: Postgraduates

Target country: Italy

Duration: 36 months

Closing date for applications: January 31st

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

Doctoral Programme

Further information

Mag.phil. Magdalena Weitlaner Bakk.phil.

Franz Werfel Grant (International)

The Franz Werfel Grant is intended for persons with above-average qualifications, preferably with teaching experience and employment at a university, who focus on Austrian literature. The duration of the scholarship is four to nine months; an extension to up to 18 months is possible. Persons who consumed at least 12 scholarship months can apply for the follow-up support programme.

Target group: Postgraduates, Postdocs, Researchers

Countries of origin: all

Duration: 4 to 9 months (an extension of up to 18 months is possible)

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

Closing date for applications: March 1st, September 15th

Further information

ISTernship summer program

Since 2015 the OeAD has been running the ISTernship summer programme on behalf of ISTA Austria. Young bachelor’s and master’s students can spend 2-3 months in one of the research groups at ISTA Austria.

Target group: Undergraduates, Graduates

Countries of origin: varies depending on the call for applications

Duartion: 2-3 months

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by funds from ISTA Austria

Closing date for applications: 15th February

For more information please see the ISTernship summer progam website.

Scholarship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

The JSPS - Postdoctoral-Fellowship der Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers) is offered by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and enables young scientists and university lecturers at Austrian universities to spend a research period in Japan.

Target group: Postdocs, Researchers

Target country: Japan

Duration: 12 to 24 months

Closing date for appliation: any time (by July 30th the latest)

Funding organisation: Japanese Government

Further information

K3-PROJEKTE. Kulturvermittlung mit Lehrlingen

Lehrlingsausbildung und kulturelle Bildung müssen kein Widerspruch sein! Unsere Reihe K3-PROJEKTE wird speziell für den Bereich der dualen Berufsausbildung entwickelt und angeboten. Es handelt sich um eine modellhafte Projektreihe der Kulturvermittlung, die vom OeAD speziell für den Bereich der Lehrlingsausbildung entwickelt wurde. Der Name K3 steht für die Vernetzung und Kommunikation von drei Bereichen: Lehrlinge, Ausbildungsstätten (Schule und Betrieb) und Kunst- und Kulturbereich.

Ziele der K3-PROJEKTE:

  • Kulturelle Angebote für Lehrlinge im dualen Ausbildungssystem etablieren
  • Lehrlinge eine Teilhabe an kulturellen Prozessen und Aktivitäten ermöglichen
  • ein zusätzliches Qualifikationsangebot für Betriebe anbieten – in Bezug auf „Schlüsselkompetenzen“ (Kommunikation, Teamfähigkeit, kreatives Denken/Handeln, Problemlösungskompetenz, Aufgeschlossenheit gegenüber Neuem)
  • Sensibilisierung einer breiteren Öffentlichkeit für die Kompetenzen von Lehrlingen

Bei allen K3-Projekten geht es um das Anregen von kultureller Eigenaktivität – immer ausgehend von den Lebens- und Berufswirklichkeiten der Jugendlichen und in der Begegnung von Lehrlingen mit Kulturschaffenden und Kulturvermittlerinnen und -vermittlern.

Voranmeldungen: laufend möglich

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Kontakt K3

Kinder- und Jugenduniversitäten

Kinder- und Jugenduniversitäten bieten im Rahmen von Vorlesungen, Workshops, Exkursionen etc. vielfältige Möglichkeiten, in die Welt von Wissenschaft und Forschung einzutauchen. Das BMBWF unterstützt die Kinder- und Jugenduniversitäten in Österreich durch ein eigenes Förderprogramm, das seit 2021 vom OeAD koordiniert wird. Zeitgleich wurde das Budget für Projekte auf 1,2 Mio. Euro verdoppelt. Damit können auch Erweiterungsmodule zur „Ferienbetreuung mit wissenschaftlichem Anspruch“ gefördert werden.
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Kooperation Entwicklungsforschung (Cooperation Development Research)

The programme "Cooperation Development Research", financed by the BMBWF, is a funding programme to support development research projects.

The aim is to support application-oriented cooperation projects between Austrian higher education institutions/research institutions and institutions in countries of the Global South in order to contribute to analysing and solving local challenges and to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations in 2015.

Eligible costs are mobility and material expenses in the context of 1-3 year research projects in all scientific disciplines.
Depending on the duration of the project the funding amounts are 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 according to the DAC-list of the OECD .

Cultural Education with Schools

Cultural education with schools implements cultural education projects and activities with schools throughout Austria. The projects are carried out in cooperation with artists and cultural professionals as well as with art and cultural institutions.

Target group: All schools with public status

Target country: Austria

Closing date for applications: no closing date, applications are possible at any time

Further information

OeAD | Kulturvermittlung mit Schulen

 

K3-PROJEKTE. Kulturvermittlung mit Lehrlingen

Lehrlingsausbildung und kulturelle Bildung müssen kein Widerspruch sein! Unsere Reihe K3-PROJEKTE wurde speziell für den Bereich der Lehrlings-Ausbildung entwickelt.

Voranmeldungen: laufend möglich
 

Country Doctor Scholarship Lower Austria (Landarztstipendium Niederösterreich)

From the academic year 2022/23 onwards, the province of Lower Austria will support students who, after completing their training, will work as general practitioners in one of the regions of need in the province of Lower Austria. Up to 10 students of human medicine will be funded per academic year.

Target group: Students of human medicine at an Austrian university who are at least in their third year of study and can prove that they have successfully completed their studies up until now.

Country of origin: Austria (main residence in Austria and admission to study human medicine at an Austrian university)

Duration: 12-48 months

Closing date for applications: 1 closing date per year

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Federal Government of the Province of Lower Austria

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Lectureship programme

The lectureship programme is a mobility programme for teaching German language and Austrian literature and cultural studies at universities abroad.

Target group: Postgraduates, Postdocs

Target countries: see current call for applications

Duration: 1 to 5 academic years

Closing date for applications: January 31st

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

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Marietta Blau Grant

The Marietta Blau Grant offers financial support for six- to twelve-month stays abroad for highly qualified doctoral or PhD students at Austrian universities. It serves to optimise the content of dissertations through research abroad. Early-stage researchers are the main target group.

Target group: PhD-scholars from Austrian Universities

Target countries: all except Austria

Duration: 6 to 12 months

Closing date for applications: February 1st, September 1st

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

Further Information

Mag.phil. Magdalena Weitlaner Bakk.phil.

Monbukagakusho Grant (Incoming)

The Monbukagakusho Grant is intended for candidates who are studying, doing research or are teaching in Japan at the time of application and who want to spend a research period in Austria.

Target group: Undergraduates, Graduates, Postgraduates, Postdocs, Researchers

Country of origin: Japan

Duration: 9 months (an extension is possible once for a maximum of 12 months)

Closing date for applications: 1 closing date per year

Funding organisation: Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology  (MEXT)

Further information

Monbukagakusho Grant (Outgoing)

The Monbukagakusho Grant is open to graduates and postgraduates with Austrian nationality who wish to do research or study a master’s or PhD programme at a Japanese university.

Target group: Graduates, Postgraduates

Target country: Japan

Duration: 18 to 24 months

Funding organisation: Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

Closing date for applications: 1 closing date per year

Further information

OeAD-Zentrum für Citizen Science

Zielgruppe: Forscherinnen und Forscher

Der Citizen-Science-Ansatz ermöglicht Forschungsprojekte, an denen interessierte Bürger/innen beteiligt sind. Um diesen Ansatz in der Forschungscommunity bekannter zu machen, initiierte das BMBWF 2015 das OeAD-Zentrum für Citizen Science als Informations-, Beratungs- und Servicestelle. Die Mitarbeiter/innen tragen seitdem wesentlich zum Aufbau von Citizen-Science-Know-how in der Bildungs- und Forschungslandschaft bei. Im Rahmen von Veranstaltungen, Vorträgen oder Vernetzungsaktivitäten wie dem Netzwerk der Citizen-Science-Kontaktpersonen wird Expertise rund um Citizen Science und Wissenschaftskommunikation gefördert.
Eines der wichtigsten Projekte des OeAD in diesem Bereich ist der Citizen Science Award. Seit 2015 lädt dieser Wettbewerb jedes Jahr im Frühjahr alle interessierten Bürger/innen, Schulklassen und erstmals im Jahr 2023 auch Familien ab 1. April zum Mitforschen an Citizen-Science-Projekten ein. Auf die engagiertesten Citizen Scientists warten Geld- und Sachpreise, die im Rahmen einer Festveranstaltung vergeben werden. Im Vorfeld können sich jedes Jahr im Herbst Forschungsprojekte bewerben, um Teil des Wettbewerbs zu werden.

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Prix Ars Electronica - u19-create your world

u19-create your world ist der Wettbewerb der Prix Ars Electronica für junge Menschen bis einschließlich 19 Jahre, die Spaß daran haben, etwas Neues zu entwickeln und die Welt von morgen mit ihren Ideen und Projekten mitzugestalten. Gefragt sind Ideen und Projekte, die individuelle Anliegen und aktuelle Themen aus den Bereichen Kunst, Technologie und Gesellschaft mit eigenen Methoden und selbst gewählten Werkzeugen und Materialien zum Ausdruck bringen. Der Wettbewerb ist bewusst sehr offen gehalten: Games, Filme, Visualisierungen, Podcasts, Musikstücke, Sound Installationen, Zeichnungen, Geschichten, Software, Hardware, Prototypen, Konzepte, Gedichte und vieles mehr sind willkommen.

Wer kann mitmachen?

Mitmachen können alle jungen Menschen bis einschließlich 19 Jahre (Stichtag = Einreichschluss im März 2023), die in Österreich leben. Teilnehmen dürfen sowohl Einzelpersonen als auch Projektgruppen. Arbeiten, die im Rahmen von Schulprojekten entstanden sind, können ebenfalls eingereicht werden.

Wie wird bewertet?

Die Preise werden von einer fünfköpfigen Fachjury vergeben.

Was gibt es zu gewinnen?

Insgesamt werden in allen Altersgruppen zehn Projekte ausgezeichnet und über 8.000 EUR Preisgeld vergeben. Der Hauptpreis wird mit der Goldenen Nica mit 3.000 EUR ausgezeichnet. Weiters werden noch 13 Anerkennungen vergeben.

Einreichfrist: März 2023

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projekteuropa

projecteurope is a creative competition that addresses pupils of all school types and levels throughout Austria. The title and thematic focus of projecteurope change annually. Topics are based on current European issues and oriented towards European priorities and also relate to the basic principles of educational and cultural policy formulated at European level. This includes digitisation as well as the debate on the climate crisis.

Target group: All schools with public status

Target country: Austria

Closing date for applications: 27 April 2020

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RaumGestalten

Mit dieser Reihe werden Schulprojekte der baukulturellen Bildung (aus den Disziplinen Architektur, Landschaftsgestaltung, Stadt- und Raumplanung u.a.) unterstützt. Teams bestehend aus Schülerinnen und Schülern, Lehrpersonen und mindestens einem außerschulischen kulturellen Partner sind eingeladen, ihre Projektkonzepte aus allen Kunst- und Kulturbereichen einzureichen.

Wer kann mitmachen: Kultureinrichtungen, die über ein kontinuierliches Jahresprogramm verfügen, Kulturinitiativen und -vereine, die mit einer oder mehreren Schulen mit Öffentlichkeitsrecht oder Projektteams der schulischen Tagesbetreuung zusammenarbeiten.

Was wird eingereicht: Eingereicht werden Kooperationsprojekte zwischen Schulen und Kultureinrichtungen zu allen Kunst- und Kulturbereichen. Gemeinsam werden kulturelle Aktivitäten entwickelt, die die Potenziale der Schüler/innen und ihre Mitwirkung an Kunst und Kultur stärken.

 


Einreichfrist: 12.12.2022

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Richard Plaschka Fellowship

The Richard Plaschka Fellowship is aimed at researchers in the historical sciences who are primarily occupied with Austrian history. The scholarship duration is four to twelve months; an extension of up to 18 months is possible. After a scholarship period of 12 months, there is the possibility to apply for the follow-up support programme.

Target group: PostDocs as well as PraeDocs from countries not familiar with the Habilitation system (state doctorate/postdoctoral lecture qualification).

Countries of origin: all except Austria

Duration: 4 to 12 months (an extension of up to 18 months is possible in certain cases)

Closing date for applications: March 1st, September 15th

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

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Mag.phil. Magdalena Weitlaner Bakk.phil.

Sparkling Science

Within the framework of Sparkling Science, the BMBWF funded a total of 299 research projects from 2007 to 2019, in which scientists conducted research side by side with pupils. "Sparkling Science 2.0", an extension of the programme, will start in autumn 2021. In order to give schools, research institutions, universities of education and partners from business and society who are interested in submitting a project the opportunity to network in advance, the OeAD is launching a Sparkling Science Research Partner Exchange. Here you can find interested partners to get in touch with already in the summer and work together on Citizen Science project ideas. continue reading

Scholarships of the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria for Undergraduates, Graduates und Postgraduates (International)

The scholarships of the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria for Undergraduates, Graduates und Postgraduates are intended for descendants of forced labourers under the NS regime and nationals of countries that suffered particularly from the NS regime. Students and researchers can apply for a research period in Austria.

It is possible to apply for research scholarships

  • for bachelor's theses
  • for traditional diploma degree theses and master's theses
  • for dissertations

No scholarships are available for bachelor's, master's or doctoral/PhD studies in Austria or for summer courses, language courses, clinical traineeships or internships.

Target group: undergraduates, graduates, postgraduates

Countries of origin: all

Target country: Austria

Duration: 1 to 4 months

Closing date for applications: March 1st, September 1st

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria

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Scholarships of the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria for Master’s Degree Studies in the Field of International Relations (International)

The scholarships of the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria for Master’s Degree Studies in the Field of International Relations are intended for descendants of forced labourers under the NS regime and nationals of countries that suffered particularly from the NS regime. Students can apply for a master’s degree programme in the field of International Relations.

Target group: Graduates, Postgraduates

Countries of origin: all

Target country: Austria

Duration: 9 months

Closing date for applications: April 1st

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria

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Scholarships of the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria for Postdocs (International)

The scholarships of the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria for Postdocs are intended for descendants of forced labourers under the NS regime and nationals of countries that suffered particularly from the NS regime. Students and researchers can apply for a research period in Austria.

Eligible for application are postdocs who are working as researchers at a university or research institution outside Austria.

Target group: Postdocs

Countries of origin: all

Target country: Austria

Duration: 1 to 12 months

Closing date for applications: March 1st, September 1st

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria

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Scholarships for scientific stays at Taiwanese universities (traditional degree (diploma degree) students or master’s students)

In order to promote junior researchers and scientific cooperation, scholarships are offered for a stay at Taiwanese universities.

Target group: Graduates or traditional degree (diploma degree) students at Austrian public universities, private universities and universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschulen) (prerequisite: successful completion of at least one semester in the 2nd stage of a traditional (diploma) programme or at least one semester in a master’s programme by the closing date for applications). Students who are actively studying (i.e. taking examinations) (at least five ECTS credits in the past semester) or who are active in research are eligible to apply.

Country of origin: Austria

Duration: 1 to 4 months

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research 

Closing date for applications: March 1st

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Dipl.-Übers. Konstanze Pirker

Scholarships for scientific stays at Taiwanese universities (doctoral students, lecturers, researchers)

In order to promote junior researchers and scientific cooperation, scholarships are offered for a stay at Taiwanese universities.

Target group: Postgraduates, doctoral students, lecturers and researchers at Austrian public universities, private universities and universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschulen) (prerequisite: successful completion of at least one semester of a doctoral degree programme by the closing date for applications or teaching activities.) Preference will be given to applications that serve to prepare joint projects between Austrian and Taiwanese educational institutions. The scholarship serves to establish contacts for future academic cooperation in research and teaching.

Country of origin: Austria

Duration: maximum of 1 month

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

Closing date for applications: March 1st

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Dipl.-Übers. Konstanze Pirker

Indonesia – Austria scholarship programme (IASP)

The Indonesia – Austria scholarship programme is intended for Indonesian students who want to pursue a doctoral programme at an Austrian university and who fulfil the admission requirements for the doctoral programme. It is based on an agreement between the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture (KEMENDIKBUD) and the OeAD-GmbH in cooperation with ASEA-UNINET.

Target group: Postgraduates

Country of origin: Indonesia

Target countries: Austria

Duration: 36 months (extension of up to 48 months on a case-to-case basis)

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by funds of the Ministry of Education and Culture (KEMENDIKBUD) and the OeAD-GmbH

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Pakistan scholarship programme

The Pakistan scholarship programme is intended for Pakistani students who want to pursue a doctoral programme at an Austrian university and who fulfil the admission requirements for the doctoral programme.

Target group: Postgraduates

Country of origin: Pakistan

Target countries: Austria

Duration: 36 months (extension of up to 48 months on a case-to-case basis)

Funding organisation: HEC Pakistan

University of Klagenfurt Technology Scholarships

The University of Klagenfurt in collaboration with the OeAD offers a scholarship for English-speaking Master's programmes in the field of ICT. The scholarship provides not only monthly financial support and travel costs for the first year of the Master's studies but also assistance in finding a paid internship in the ICT sector. It is the product of the cooperation between Carinthia’s Chamber of Commerce (WKO Kärnten) and the Federation of Austrian Industries (IV Kärnten).

Target group: Undergraduates, Graduates

Countries of Origin: Eligible for application are Bachelor graduates in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) who completed their Bachelor studies in one of these countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Croatia, Egypt, Estonia, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Montenegro, Morocco, North Macedonia, Palestinian territories, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovenia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH with financial support provided by the University of Klagenfurt

Call Deadline: 1 closing date per year

For more information please take a look at the Technology Scholarships webpage

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Flyer Winter semester 2022/23

Teaching worldwide

The OeAD supports the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF) within the framework of the "Teaching Worldwide" programme in the implementation of mobility programmes for teachers, such as the language assistance programme, short-term stays abroad for teachers and Austrian teachers abroad. The "Culture and Language" programme organises "Austrian days" abroad and seminars in Austria for teachers of German abroad.

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Scientific & Technological Cooperation (S&T Cooperation)

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.

Target group: Researchers (project coordinator), PhD students (team member)

Target countries: Albania, Argentina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brasil, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, India, Korea (ROK), North Macedonia, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Ukraine, Vietnam

Duration: 24 months

Closing date for applications: 7-10 per year

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

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Dipl.-Übers. Konstanze Pirker

Young Science - Wissenschaftsvermittlung an Schulen

Studien zeigen: Österreich ist besonders wissenschaftsskeptisch. Um dem entgegenzuwirken und Schülerinnen und Schüler mit Wissenschaft und Forschung vertraut zu machen, bietet der OeAD zahlreiche Young-Science-Initiativen und -Projekte. Ziel ist es, Schulleitungen und Lehrpersonen sowie Schülerinnen und Schüler zu inspirieren und zu motivieren, sich mit Wissenschaft und Forschung auseinanderzusetzen.

Zielgruppe: Schulen

Auswahl der Initiativen

  •  Young-Science-Botschafter/innen: Virtuelle und reale Schulbesuche von Forscher/innen
  •  #YoungScienceRocks: Sammlung von knapp 200 Initiativen und Materialien zum Abbau von Wissenschaftsskepsis im Schulunterricht 
  • Schüler/innen an die Hochschulen: Maßnahme, die (hoch)begabten Schüler/innen ermöglicht, Lehrveranstaltungen zu besuchen und Prüfungen abzulegen
  • Young-Science-Themenplattform: Über 5.000 Themenanregungen aus der Wissenschaft für VWA/Diplomarbeit inklusive Literaturtipps, Links und persönlichen Kontaktmöglichkeiten
  • Young Science Inspiration Award: Auszeichnung für Maturant/innen, die die Themenplattform genutzt haben und deren Arbeiten Forschende inspiriert haben
  • Citizen Science Award: Mitforschen an ausgewählten Citizen-Science-Projekten und Preise gewinnen.

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Summer courses of Summer courses of Lectures for Institutes of Languages from the University

Summer courses are bilateral language programmes that are held under the language exchange method. The focus of this language programme lies in languages of so-called CEE-countries (Central and Eastern European countries)

Target group: Undergraduates, Graduates

Target country: Croatia; Czech Republic; Hungary; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Slovakia; Slovenia; Spain; Ukraine

Duration: 2-4 weeks

Closing date for applications: varies depending on programme organisers

Funding organisation: OeAD-GmbH on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

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