Ernst Mach Grants – ASEA-UNINET Scholarship

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/MPC 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 undergraduates and graduates in the field of music practice (only).

Country of origin:

Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia (new!)

Target country:


There are four types of grants:

  • Post-doc Grants (research grants)
    Duration: max. 3-9 months (new!)
    Grant benefit: 1,150 euro
  • PhD-Grants
    Grant for a complete PhD programme in Austria
    Duration: 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 (please see here for further information if you plan to apply for a music-grant!)
    Grant for study stay in music practice (new!)
    Duration: 9 months
    Grant benefit: 1,050 euros

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

Maximum age:

  • Undergraduates, graduates and postgraduates: 35 years
  • Post docs: 45 years

Language proficiency:

Very good knowledge of English and/or German

Closing date for applications

the call is made annually with deadline 1st  March (new! not 31st March as in previous years)

application deadline for the academic year 2022/2023: 1st March 2022

Official grant announcement, further information & where to apply:

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


OeAD-GmbH Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Department for International Cooperation in Higher Education / MPC – Mobility Programmes, Bilateral and Multilateral Cooperation
Veronika Fuchshuber, MA
Tel.: +43 1 534 08-409
E-mail: [email protected]