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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation

Scholarships of the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria for Postdocs (International)

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Multiple disciplines
1050 EUR
01 Apr 2024
Application deadline


OEAD can support you financially if you are admitted to one of its study programmes as an international student. OEAD awards scholarships, bursaries, tuition fee reductions and discounts that help you cover existing tuition and living costs.


Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award



EUR 1,050 per month

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


The scholarships of the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria for Postdocs are intended for descendants of forced labourers under the NS regime and nationals of countries that suffered particularly from the NS regime. Students and researchers can apply for a research period in Austria.

Applicable programmes


Monthly grant rate EUR 1,050.

Health insurance: Health insurance that is valid in Austria and recognized by the Austrian authorities is required for the duration of your stay in Austria. The OeAD-GmbH can support you in taking out valid, sufficient insurance. Monthly costs: Currently around EUR 55 to EUR 200. 

Accommodation: On request, the OeAD housing administration will endeavor to arrange accommodation (dormitory or apartment) for scholarship holders. Monthly costs: EUR 220 to EUR 470 (depending on the level of comfort the grantee needs). EUR 18/month has to be paid to the OeAD housing administration as an administrative fee for the mediation. The costs for accommodation are to be paid from the scholarship.

Travel expenses: Scholarship holders from countries that are neither members of the EU, EFTA or OECD will be paid a flat-rate travel allowance depending on their country of origin.


  • Postdocs who work as scientists at a university or research institution outside of Austria can apply.
  • Are the descendants of forced laborers under the Nazi regime (regardless of their country of origin).
  • Or come from countries that suffered particularly badly from the Nazi regime, in particular from the recruitment of forced labourers.
  • No grants are awarded for summer courses, language courses, traineeships or internships.
  • Applicants must not have. studied/researched/scientific work in Austria in the six months prior to the start of the grant.

Scholarship requirements


Multiple disciplines




225 nationalities

Study experience required



Under 35


Application deadline

01 Apr 2024

There is one closing date per year, April 1st.

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