[CALL] FWF Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship


Deadline: ongoing

For young postdocs planning to gain experience abroad (10-24 months) + return phase (up to 12 months)

Target group
Young and especially highly qualified scientists of any discipline


  • Promotion of scientific work at leading foreign research institutions; gaining experience abroad during the postdoc-phase
  • facilitation of access to new scientific areas, methods, procedures and techniques so as to contribute - following return to Austria - to the further development of science in Austria


  • completed doctoral studies
  • international scientific publications
  • invitation from the foreign research institution
  • If a return phase is requested: confirmation of the Austrian research institution

Fellowship abroad: 10 to 24 months; return phase: max. 12 months (depends on the duration of the fellowship abroad)


  • Fellowship abroad (tax free): 35,600 € to 47,400 € per year (depends on the destination)
  • for the return phase: personnel costs of 75,890 € per year (contract of employment ) and project specific costs up to 12,000 € per year

As of 1 Jan. 2018 only via the FWF’s electronic application portal (elane)

  • accepted continuously, no application deadlines
  • in English

by the FWF Board based on an international review process

Processing time
4 months on average

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