Ernst Mach-Grants (EMG) 2020 – ASEA-UNINET

ASEA-UNINET supports the exchange of knowledge between partner universities in the member countries in Europe and South-East Asia. The main activity of the network is the organization and financial support of the exchange of scientists and postgraduates and the transfer of knowledge associated with this.The funding is organized by the OeAD-GmbH/ICM in cooperation with ASEA-UNINET (on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research – BMBWF).

Applications are open to postgraduates who have obtained a master degree (including master thesis) or a doctoral degree (or equivalent degree) in various fields (including e.g. Natural Sciences, Technical Sciences, Human Medicine, Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts) as well as to graduates in the field of music (only).

Country of origin:

Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Philippines

Target country: Austria

There are four types of grants:

  • Post-doc Grants (research grants)
    Duration: max. 1-9 months (new!)
    Grant benefit: 1,150 euro
  • PhD-Grants
    Grant for a complete PhD programme in Austria
    Duration: max. 36 months
    Grant benefit: 1,050 euros
  • Sandwich-Grants
    Grant for a partial study period during a PhD programme in Austria
    Duration: 9 months
    Grant benefit: 1,050 euros
  • Music-Grants
    Duration: max. 9 months
    Grant benefit: 1,050 euros

Additionally, scholarship holders receive a travel cost subsidy of max. 1,000 euros.

Maximum age:

  • Graduates and postgraduates: 35 years
  • Post docs: 45 years

Language proficiency:

Very good knowledge of English and/or German

Closing date for applications  :April 13th, 2020

Downloads:  INFO – Ernst Mach-Grant Info 2020

Further Information & where to apply:

For more information and the online-application tool, please click: Ernst Mach Grant 2020
Please be informed that paper-based applications are no longer accepted – online application ONLY via


ICM – Centre for International Cooperation & Mobility
Dipl.-Übers. Konstanze Pirker
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