>> Changes due to Corona crisis <<
Fees for SARS-CoV-2 testing can be accepted.
Cancellation fees for e.g. flight/train tickets or German courses can be accepted. In addition to the required documentation, please enclose a confirmation that the interview / the relocation to Austria has been cancelled or postponed.
Description of target audience
Individual researchers who live abroad and are interested in a career or continuing their career in the research location of Austria (and partners who relocate with them).
Information for researchers
Funding applicants must have an academic degree. Proof of at least a Master’s degree is required.
The FFG must receive the funding applications:
- before the researcher departs for the interview
- before the researcher relocates to Austria and starts work
- Travel costs to and from Austria for job interviews in the field of research, development and innovation for researchers living abroad (Interview Grant).
- Relocation costs when taking up a post in the field of research, development and innovation (Relocation Grant).
The professional integration of a qualified partner when a researcher living abroad relocates to Austria (Dual Career Grant).