ORGANISATION NAMEAustrian Science Fund (FWF)
FUNDING TYPEMobility Outgoing
DEADLINE DESCRIPTIONContinuously open
RESEARCH FIELDFormal sciencesHumanitiesNatural sciencesProfessions and applied sciencesSocial sciences
CAREER STAGERecognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)
Fellowship for the promotion of scientific work at leading foreign research institutions outside of Austria that facilitates access to new scientific areas, methods, procedures and techniques so as to contribute - following return to Austria - to the further development of science in Austria.
What is funded
Promotion of scientific work at leading foreign research institutions. Fellowship abroad: depends on the destination on average EUR 35.000 per year (tax free), For the return phase: contract of employment with Senior-Postdoc salary + EUR 10.000 p.a.
10-24 months without return phase, 16-36 months including a return phase of 6-12 months.
Applicants must either have had their main residence in Austria for at least three of the previous past ten years at the time when the application is submitted, or must have been working continuously as a researcher in Austria for at least two consecutive years preceding the submission of the application, and they must return to Austrian science.
The responsibility for the funding offers published on this website, including the funding description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.