International Programmes, Grants, Fundings for Education and Science

Dear faculty members, staff, students and postgraduate students!

The International Relations Department informs you on the opportunity to participate in the Erasmus + Programme. Learn More

History of the NUPh participation in Erasmus + Programme

Perspectives of participation

German Federal Environment Fund Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt in 2018 announces a scholarship for professional practice in Germany

Areas of science: all areas of science

Target audience: graduates of higher education institutions, young professionals, postgraduate students engaged in research and protection of environment and nature, protection of monuments.

Duration: 6-12 months.

Where: universities, research institutes, companies, authorities, NGOs.

The scholarship includes:

– 3-week intensive German language courses

– medical insurance

– monthly grant: 1.250 €

Application deadline (in German or English): March 10, 2018


Scholarship of the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria for Undergraduates, Graduates and Postgraduates

The Government of Austria allocates grants to foreign applicants for programs of various levels and specializations.

Level: research during1-4 months. Applicants can study at undergraduate, postgraduate, or postgraduate level.

Area of study or research: Natural Sciences,
Technical Sciences, Human Medicine, Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, Arts.

Grant size: a scholarship of EUR 1050 per month; payment of residence; possibility to get a travel grant.

Documents for application:

  • Online Application form
  • Two letters of recommendation from university lecturers
  • Confirmation of supervision by a supervisor at the chosen Austrian university, university of applied sciences or research institution
  • Scanned passport
  • University graduation certificate of your diploma, master, PhD or doctoral studies at a university outside Austria (with confirmation, that proves your participation in a study programme (Bachelor, Master/Diploma or PhD) at your home university
    Deadline: 1 Mrach 2018


  1. Fulbright Research and Development Program

Grant subordination: US Government.

Target audience: Persons under the age of 40 with two years of professional experience: faculty members, postgraduate students and researchers without degree; candidates of sciences (PhD) (not later than 5 years after defense); university administrators; employees of research institutions

Application deadline: November 1, 2018.

Grant areas of focus: modern achievements of American universities in curricula planning, development of training courses and their teaching. Participation in scientific conferences and seminars.

Individual projects aimed at the development and implementation of new training courses, updating of teaching materials, studying and mastering of advanced methods of training and teaching can take part in the competition.

Grand duration: 3-6 months.

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  1. Fuibright Scolar Program

Grant subordination: US Government.

Target audience: representatives of humanitarian, social, precise, technical and natural sciences – candidates and doctors of science; researchers without a degree with experience of at least 5 years; postgraduate students before defense, who will receive a degree before the grant is awarded.

Application deadline: October 15, 2018.

Grant areas of focus: research in the US universities lasting from 6 to 9 months.

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3. Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)

Grant subordination: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany).

Target audience: scientists with PhD degree and completed doctoral studies at least 12 years ago and have a defined independent research work over a certain number of years.

Application deadline: applications must be submitted 4-7 months before the meeting of the Admissions Committee (February, June, October each year).

Grant areas of focus: research opportunities for 6-18 months with German scientists based on the German universities.

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4. Georg Forster Research Award (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)

Grant subordination: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany).

Target audience: young scientists, doctoral students whose academic qualifications are internationally recognized (for example: positive response to a scientific publication in international journals or awards).

Application deadline: July 1 – October 31, 2018.

Grant areas of focus: creation of consistent strong scientific connections in new research aimed at improvement of living conditions.

Grant duration: 6 months – 1 year with the possibility of extension up to 2 years.

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5. Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Grant subordination: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany).

Target audience: scientists, doctors of sciences who have completed doctoral studies no more than 4 years ago.

Application deadline: all year round. Election commission examines applications 3 times a year: March, July, and November.

Grant areas of focus: research at the universities of Germany as recognition of scientific achievements that are recognized internationally.

Grant duration: 6-24 months.

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  1. IMI – Innovation medicines initiative

Grant subordination:  WHO, Horizon 2020

Target audience: Universities and research institutes that conduct researches on priority diseases, where there are no safe and effective treatments (infectious diseases, brain disorders, diabetes and cancer).

Main directions of research:

  • Targeted biomarker testing and research (efficiency and safety);
  • Adoption of innovative paradigms of clinical research;
  • Innovative drugs;
  • Individual patient attachment programs

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  1. Grants for participation in scientific and practical seminars. Open Medical Institute (OMI)

Grant subordination: American-Austrian Foundation.

Target audience: medical scientists at the age of 30 – 45 (for first-time participants) and up to 50 years for re-registered participants.

Grant areas of focus: participation in international scientific and practical seminars

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  1. EU Horizon 2020 program

Grant subordination: European Commission.

Target audience: Staff of universities and research institutes that have projects in basic and applied research (both collective and individual).

Target audience: support for the most talented and creative scientists and research teams to conduct advanced research. Scientific collaboration to find new and promising areas of research. Provision of researchers with opportunities to study and develop a career. Access for all European researchers to high-end research infrastructures.

Most of the projects in Horizon 2020 are collaborative projects, with a minimum of three partners from three different EU member countries or Associated countries. It is also possible to submit a project proposal from an individual researcher, a group of scholars or an organization. Such grants are funded through the European Research Council (ERC) and Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA)

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