Call for Applications: Eurasia-Pacific Uninet Ernst Mach Grant for PhD Students and Post-Docs for 2021-22 (Deadline: 1 October 2021)

The Eurasia-Pacific Uninet (EPU) is inviting applications from PhD students and post-docs of CUHK for a research scholarship programme for 2021-22. The programme provides support to PhD students and post-docs undertaking short-term research attachments at one of the EPU member institutions in Austria. Application will close on 1 October 2021.


Terms of Award

  • Duration of visit:
    • 1-9 months for PhD students
    • 1-6 months for post-docs
  • Value of award:
    • €1,050 per month for PhD students
    • €1,150 per month for post-docs
  • The award is meant to cover accident and health insurance, accommodation, visa, daily-life and travel expenditures. Recipients may receive an additional travel subsidy of up to €1,000.
  • Recipients are exempted from tuition fees.
  • The OeAD (Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation) will provide logistic support on health insurance as well as accommodation.


Eligible Fields of Study / Research

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Arts
  • Human Medicine, Health Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Technical Sciences



Interested applicants should submit their application online. The closing date is 1 October 2021. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview. Please visit here for more details.


For enquiries, please contact Ms. Konstanze Pirker by email ( Applicants are advised to submit a copy of their applications to the Office of Academic Links (c/o Ms. Alice Leong; for necessary follow-up.

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