Lise Meitner Programme

Target group
highly qualified researchers of any discipline who could contribute to the scientific development of an Austrian research institution by working at it.

  • incoming: post-doctoral researchers from abroad
  • reintegration: post-doctoral researchers who have left Austria and wish to return to an Austrian research institution


Goals

  • strengthening of the quality and the scientific know-how of the Austrian scientific community
  • creation of international contacts
  • career development

Requirements

  • completed doctoral studies
  • international scientific publications
  • invitation from an Austrian research institution


Length
24 months (project extension is not possible)

Level

  • dependent on the level of qualification personnel costs of 64.240 € (post-doc) or 70.610 € (senior post-doc) per year
  • project-specific costs up to 12,000 € per year


Applications

  • together with an Austrian co-applicant (mentor)
  • 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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