Current Calls


Action Austria-Czech Republic Call Autumn 2024 (Scholarship and Projekt Funding)

The ACTION Austria-Czech Republic supports the expansion of bilateral educational and scientific cooperation in all scientific disciplines. It promotes mutual understanding between the two countries by means of cooperation projects, scholarship stays for students, research stays for academics and participation in summer schools.

Here you will find an overview of the submission deadlines in spring 2024 for the various scholarships for students, lecturers and researchers as well as project funding (You’ll get the English version by choosing “English” after you open the links):

Scholarship for short-term stays                                                                      Submission deadline: 15.10.2024

 One-month-grant for university teachers                                                   Submission deadline: 15.10.2024

 Projectfunding                                                                                           Submission deadline: to be determined

If you have any questions, please contact Andreas Szelegowitz at the OeAD Austria or Sabine Borovanská and Lucie Heroutováin the Czech Republic.

Please make the project notification ( “Projektantragsmeldung”) in PURE and contact Ms. Rong-Rong Peng (DW: 2047) for the internal workflow before submitting the application.


Action Austria-Hungary Call 2024 (Scholarship and Projekt Funding)

The Action Austria-Hungary promotes scientific exchange and cooperation between the two countries and supports learning of the two languages. Various scholarships for students, lecturers and researchers as well as project funding are intended to strengthen bilateral cooperation with the aim of developing sustainable relations.

Here you will find an overview of the submission deadlines in spring this year for the various scholarships for students, lecturers and researchers as well as project funding (You’ll get the English version by choosing “English” after you open the links):

Project funding                                                                                                     Submission deadline: 15.03, 15.05 and 30.10.2024

Grant for Lecturers                                                                                              Submission deadline:  30.10 und 15.12.2024

Summer Language Course Grant                                                                      Submission deadline: 15.05 and 15.12.2024

Grant for short-term stays                                                                                  Submission at any time of the year is possible.

You’ll finden more information  hier.

If you have any questions, please contact Magdalena Krautzer at the OeAD Austria or Mag. Agnes Schnaider in Hungary.

Please make the project notification ( “Projektantragsmeldung”) in PURE and contact Ms. Rong-Rong Peng (DW: 2047) for the internal workflow before submitting the application.


Action Austria-Slovakia Call Autumn 2024 (Scholarship and Projekt Funding)

The Action Austria-Slovakia enables scientific exchange between the two countries and supports the learning of each other’s language. Different scholarships for students, lecturers and researchers as well as project funding support bilateral cooperation with the aim of creating sustainable relationships.

Please find below an overview of the submission deadlines in October 2024 for the various scholarships for students and researchers with the links for each funding type:

Researchscholarship for PhD Students and Postgraduates                                                    Submission deadline:  15.10.2024

 Projectfunding:                                                                                                                           Submission deadline:  15.10.2024

Short academic stay:                                                                                                                     Submission deadlinet:    jederzeit

You can find more information  here.

If you have any questions, please contact Stephan Bodinger at the OeAD or Kristína Sallerová in Slovakia.

Please make the project notification ( “Projektantragsmeldung”) in PURE and contact Ms. Rong-Rong Peng (DW: 2047) for the internal workflow before submitting the application.


APPEAR 11. Call (Project Funding Programme 2024)

The 11th APPEAR Call is now open for the following: Academic Partnership, Advanced Academic Partnership, Extended Impact Partnership.

The program aims to strengthen institutional capacities in higher education and research development within Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Uganda, Mozambique, Bhutan, Palestine (West Bank only), Armenia, Georgia as well as with Albania, Moldova and Kosovo (special requirements apply).

You’ll find more important information on Guidelines, Budget, Application Forms, Diversity Strategy (important!), Webinars for Applicants, ect. here.

All applications must be submitted in English by e-mail to .

The selected projects can start n spring 2025 at the earliest and may continue for a maximum duration of 2 years. The APPEAR III programme will end in 2027. Therefore, no applications for Preparatory Funding and Individual Scholarships will be approved under this call.

Application deadline: 31 May 2024

Contact at the OeAD: Julia Lichtkoppler-Moser, Alexandra Grieshofer, Rainer Einzenberger, Elke Stinnig |   |   www.appear.at | +43 (0)1 53408 – 421 / 425 / 426

Please make the project notification ( “Projektantragsmeldung”) in PURE and contact Ms. Rong-Rong Peng (DW: 2047) for the internal workflow before submitting the application.


Taiwan-Austria 2024 (Project Funding Programme)

The Fundingprogramme Taiwan-Austria Call 2024 is until 15 May 2024, 12 o’clock open.

The aim of the programme is to stimulate joint activities and to contribute to direct collaborations among universities, higher educational and research institutions. Travel and accommodation costs of students and researchers as well as project-related material costs are financed during the one- to two-year project period.

Application Guidelines                    online application

You‘ll find more information  here.

Please make the project notification ( “Projektantragsmeldung”) in PURE and contact Ms. Rong-Rong Peng (DW: 2047) for the internal workflow before submitting the application.