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International Mobility

Erwin Schrödinger Fellowships including a return phase

Target group Young and especially highly qualified scientists of any discipline

Promotion of scientific work at leading foreign research institutions; gaining experience abroad during the postdoc-phase

facilitation of 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
completed doctoral studies
international scientific publications
invitation from the foreign research institution
If a return phase is requested: confirmation of the Austrian research institution
Length 10 to 24 months without return phase respectively 16 to 36 months including return phase (return phase = 6 to 12 months)

Fellowship abroad: depends on the destination, at an average EUR 35.000 per year, tax free,
for the return phase: contract of employment with Senior-Postdoc salary + EUR 10.000 p.a.

accepted continuously, no application deadlines
in English
Allocation by the FWF Board based on an international review process
Processing time 3 to 4 months in general

Alexander Hanisch
Reinhard Schmidt
Susanne Woytacek

Current projects Robert Gass






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