Erwin Schrödinger Fellowships including a return phase

Target group
Young and especially highly qualified scientists of any discipline

Goals

  • 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


Requirements

  • 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)

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

Applications

  • accepted continuously, no application deadlines
  • in English


Allocation
by the FWF Board based on an international review process

Processing time
4 months on average

Contact
Contact

Current projects
Robert Gass

Downloads
Applications

Electronic application portal
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