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New Austrian Science Fund programme aims to help postdocs from any country find their feet

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  • The programme guidance includes the questions that peer reviewers are asked, so read it carefully

Sitting at the crossroads of Europe, Austria’s research sector is geographically connected to the power players of the EU to the west and newer member states to the east. In 2021, the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) revamped its funding programme that enables foreign researchers to spend time at the country’s universities.

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