Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Austrian Science Fund (FWF) (05/08/2010 11.50)

Marie Curie Actions funded fellowship Logo awarded to any 'Human Resources Strategy 4 Researchers' (HRS4R) Acknowledged Institution. FWF Erwin Schrödinger Fellowships including a return phase

- 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

Research Fields


Other costs

Fellowship abroad: EUR 30.000 bis EUR 36.700 per year, tax free, the amount depends on the destination. Lump sum for children; up to EUR 1.600 p.a. for attending scientific meetings.

For the return phase: contract of employment with Senior-Postdoc salary + EUR 10.000,- p.a.

Eligibility criteria

- completed doctoral studies
- international scientific publications
- invitation from the foreign research institution
- If a return phase is requested: confirmation of the Austrian research institution
- Applicants must (at the time the application is submitted) have been based in Austria for at least three of the previous ten years and must return to Austrian science.

Selection process

By the FWF Board based on an international review process.

Programme Description
Number of awards per year60
Annual budget4 Mio. Euro
Frequency of callscontinously
International mobility required ?yes
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsAll
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAustria
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programme
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesRecognised Researcher (R2)
Employment contract with full social securityno
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceyes
Covers research costsno
Maximum duration of fellowship36
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Application deadline


Application e-mail

Other fellowship details


EU Research Framework Programme

FP7/People-Marie Curie Actions COFUND

Funding organisation / Contacts
FWF Austrian Science Fund

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