Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWF): Ernst Mach Grant
The Ernst Mach Grants are named after the famous Austrian physicist and philosopher Ernst Mach (1838-1916). Students and young researchers from foreign universities are invited to apply for this grant to come to Austria for a research or a study stay.
Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWF)
The Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) creates the best possible framework for enterprises and represents at international levels the interests of Austria as a business location. One of the main objectives is to accelerate structural change by actively supporting research, technology and innovation.
Technical Sciences, Human Medicine, Health Sciences,
March of each year
Amount of the award
Monthly grant rate for graduates: EUR 940; for graduates with a PhD degree: EUR 1,040.
Accident and health insurance, accommodation.
Recipients from non-European developing countries will also receive a travel costs subsidy of EUR 730 maximum.
Eligibility - nationality
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; post-docs who are working as lecturers at a university outside Austria.
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.
Good knowledge of German, particularly in the respective subject area, is a
prerequisite. For projects to be carried out in English a good knowledge of English in the
respective subject area is required.