1 February, 2019



(Partially Funded)


Ernst Mach Grant – worldwide 2019

The grant program is financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science,Research and Economy {BMWFW).Students and young researchers from foreign universities are invited to apply for this grant to come to Austria for a researcher study stay.

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Every year a board of representatives of the Austrian Ministry awards the Ernst Mach Grants based on the results of an expert examination procedure.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Natural Sciences
  • Technical Sciences
  • Human Medicine, Health Sciences
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Arts

Required Languages

English or German.

Eligible Countries


Program Period

1-9 months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  •  postgraduates pursuing a doctoral/PhD programme outside Austria.
  •  postgraduates and post-docs wishing to pursue research in Austria with a view to an academic career and who completed their studies (at a university outside Austria) after September 30th, 2017; post-docs who are working as lecturers at a university outside Austria.
  • Applicants must not have studied/pursued research/pursued academic work in Austria in the last six months before taking up the grant.
  • Maximum age: 35 years (born on or after Oct. 1st, 1983).
  • Language skills: Very good knowledge of English and/or German.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Monthly grant rate.
  • Accommodation, health insurance.

How to Apply

First Step: Applications who seek admission to a university in Austria have to contact the institution of their choice directly.

Second Step: Create an account and fill the application form.

Third Step: The following application have to be uploaded with the online application.

  • Two letters of recommendation by university lecturers (for these letters of recommendation no specific form is required; they must contain the letterhead, date and signature of the person recommending the applicant and the stamp of the university / department and must not be older than six months at the time of application.)
  • Consent of a lecturer at the Austrian target university to supervise the applicant academically
  • Scanned copy of your passport (page with the name and photo)
  • Scanned copy of your university graduation certificate of your diploma, master, PhD or doctoral studies
  • only for PHD-students: confirmation, that proves your participation in a PHD-program at your home university.
  • only for postdoc-lecturers: confirmation that proves your employment at your home university.

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This Scholarship Published by:
 Ahmed Soud/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Eya Hachouch/ Tunisia- Islam Abo Eissa/ Egypt
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