Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) - Call of the "Joint Excellence in Science and Humanities (JESH)"

The purpose of the stimulation program "Joint Excellence in Science and Humanities" of the Austrian Academy of Sciences is to offer scientists the opportunity to establish international contacts at the highest level without any restrictions concerning research fields. Based on mutual cooperation with partners worldwide the stimulation program shall enable the participating scientists to develop their own scientific programs and to submit competitive applications for internationally recognised grants through the connection with an outstanding Austrian research group or to individual researchers.

The program is open to scientists who completed their PhD / doctoral degree within the last 10 years. Eligible Austrian institutions are all OeAW research units and institutes of Austrian public universities. Research visits in Austria between a minimum of two months (60 calendar days) and a maximum of six months (180 calendar days) can be financed.

JESH Call Incoming or Outgoing 2016

The Call is open until April 28, 2017.


Qualification of Academic University staff

Professors 10%
Associate Professors 22%
Dr. and/or with Docents 39%
Assistant lecturer 29%


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2153 part-time students
1885 MSc students
12 PhD students