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Taiwan Fellowship

Fördergeber: Außenministerium Taiwan

Zielgruppe: ProfessorInnen und DoktoratskandidatInnen aus Österreich, Slowenien und Kroatien, die für 3-12 Monate Forschung in Taiwan betreiben wollen

Das Thema der Forschung sollte mit der Republik China und Sinologie in Zusammenhang stehen. Obwohl die Themen der Forschung eher sozialwissenschaftlich angelegt sein sollten, ist das Fellowship sehr flexibel.

Nähere Informationen: taiwanfellowship.ncl.edu.tw/eng/about.aspx oder kcyang(at)taipei.at (Hr. Archie Yang)

Imperial College London - 3 year funded PhD Studentship at Department of Aeronautics

NEU! Förderung von Kurzaufenthalten im Ausland

  • Auslandskostenzuschuss für Studierende der MUL
  • Zum Beispiel für Summer Schools, Seminare, Workshops und ähnliche Aktivitäten
  • Förderungshöhe: min. 145,50€/ Woche bis max. 243,50€/ Woche (tatsächlicher Betrag ist abhängig von Gastland und Dauer)
  • Programmdauer mindestens 7 volle Tage bis max. 2 Monate
  • Bewerbung laufend möglich, aber mindestens 1 Monat vor Start des Programms im Ausland
  • Für Programme ab Juni 2019
  • Mehr Informationen zum AKZ unter outgoing@unileoben.ac.at und im Mitteilungsblatt Nr. 40 vom 21.01.2019
  • Viele förderbare Programme befinden sich auf dieser Website ein Stück weiter unten (bitte runter scrollen) oder auf der MIRO Facebookseite
  • Weitere Programme findet man im Internet (auf Websites und durch Suchmaschinen) oder man fragt direkt bei interessanten Institutionen nach

research grant/ funding

The Call for the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowships OPENED!

  • If you have a PhD or a minimum of 4-years of full time research experience, you can apply to these amazing fellowship opportunities and choose any country in Europe for up to 2 years. Researchers of all nationalities and research fields are eligible, including social sciences, arts and humanities.
  • If you are a Canadian or US university/research institution and would like to host a researcher from Europe for up to 2 years fully funded through the MSCA - this is also YOUR opportunity!
  • DEADLINE: 11 September 2019


  • BELGIUM: The Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain) is keen to host Marie Sklodowska-Curie (MSCA) fellows. Contact person at UCLouvain: Sara Wilmet (sara.wilmet@uclouvain.be). UCLouvain research institutes
  • SPAIN: The Complutense University of Madrid is looking to host talented and ambitious postdocs as Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellows (MSCA-IF). You can find information about the 150 host offers of UCM research groups on the website. 

Internships for Refugees

At the ÖAW, within the framework of ROR-n (Refugee Outreach and Research Network)

A total of seven internships at six ÖAW institutes are offered. The internship positions are found in this PDF file

Internships details:

  • Monthly salary of € 300,- Euro for 10 working hours per week
  • Each institute will nominate mentors for the respective interns
  • The interns will be employed by the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Candidates for the program must fulfil the following conditions:

  • Asylum or subsidiary protection in Austria
  • Students: at least, one year of studies successfully completed, or academics

The application has to include proof of the conditions mentioned above, a letter of motivation, also specifying the institute chosen for the internship and a CV.

Please send your application via e-mail to bewerbung(at)oeaw.ac.at and include the desired internship title and your name in the subject line of your e-mail.

International Staff Training Week at Kaiserlautern University of Applied Sciences

  • September 17th - 20th, 2019.
  • Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences will host this international staff training week. The key topic will be “e-learning”. The focus is on digitalization of teaching, possibilities of virtualization (VR/AR), the intentional use of e-learning for teaching etc. The discussion between partners, and the exchange of know-how and experiences are our highest goals. Therefore you will have the chance to present your own best practice examples as well.
  • View the program
  • Please register online for the best practice days until April 30th 2019


  • For providing economic support to foreign students (with the exception of citizens of an EU State)
  • Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont.h.c. Adolf Feizlmayr, a graduate of Montanuniversität Leoben, is making € 10,000 available to fund students.
  • Montanuniversität Leoben promotes international activities to the best of its abilities and uses this amount to fund foreign students.
  • The amount of a scholarship may not exceed € 500.00 per term and person.
  • More details can be found in the official gazette of Montanuniversitaet Leoben: Mitteilungsblatt number 54. postet on the 22.02.2019 of the study year  2018/2019


  • Montanuniversitaet Leoben promotes its foreign students to the best of its abilities and is conscious of its responsibility to those from countries with emerging raw material, basic material and processing industries
  • The amount of a scholarship may not exceed € 500.00 per term and person.
  • More details can be found in the official gazette of Montanuniversitaet Leoben: Mitteilungsblatt number 53. postet on the 22.02.2019 of the study year  2018/2019


Ausschreibung von Stipendien der VITALIS Privatstiftung an ungarische Studierende (VITALIS Privatstiftung-Stipendium). Die Vitalis Privatstiftung stellt einmalig einen Betrag in der Höhe von € 4.000,- für die Förderung ungarischer Studierender an der Montanuniversität Leoben zur Verfügung.

Für die Zuerkennung eines Stipendiums müssen folgende Voraussetzungen erfüllt sein:

  1. Die Antragstellerin oder der Antragsteller muss zum Sommersemester 2019 als ordentliche Studierende oder ordentlicher Studierender zu einem Bachelorstudium an der Montanuniversität Leoben zugelassen sein;
  2. Die Antragstellerin oder der Antragsteller muss zum Zeitpunkt der Antragstellung die ungarische Staatsbürgerschaft innehaben;
  3. Studierende, die als Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter an der Montanuniversität Leoben angestellt sind, sind von der Zuerkennung eines Stipendiums ausgeschlossen.

Antragstellung bis 30. April 2019 unter Verwendung des Antragsformulars im Büro des Rektors bei Frau Elisabeth Stabler.

Mehr Infos und das Antragsforumlar im Mitteilungsblatt der MUL 55. Stück vom 26.2.2019, SJ 2018/19

EIT Jumpstarter Competition 2019

The joint EIT Jumpstarter Competition 2019 co-organised with EIT Health and EIT Food! EIT JumpStarter Competition is an innovation contest aiming to reach out, identify and support the best ideas from researchers, professionals and early-stage start-ups, with a potential impact in the Raw Materials Value Chain.

Get engaged with Europe’s largest thematic innovation networks (EIT RawMaterials, EIT Health, EIT Food), learn how to validate your business concept, develop your business plan and pitch your idea to future investors. You will learn how to get started on building a business in a unique cross-industry environment: how to build a team, business processes, organizational design. The primary focus is on quantitative business model building. At the end of the program, graduates will prepare their pitch deck, business model canvas, competitive landscape, go-to-market strategy, roadmap.

To enter the Competition, submit your idea of an  innovative product or service that can make an impact in the raw materials sector. The winners will receive a prize and will be involved in various events organised by the EIT RawMaterials, and have an opportunity to network with the world’s largest community in the raw materials sector.

Apply for the EIT Jumpstarter Competition by 15 March 2019!

More infos can be found on their website

two intership spots with Ronal Group in Spain

RONALGROUP is the leader in the light aluminum wheels sector. Ronal Ibérica is part of the Ronal Group, world rims producer for well-known marks as Mercedes , VW, Audi, Seat, GM o PSA .

1. Intership in the Mechanical Department in the HHRR team (information in Englisch)

2. Internship in the Purchasing Department (information in German)

Summer Schools & Short Programs


Summer School in China: CHINA KNOW-HOW SUMMER SCHOOL 2019


  • August 5 – September 1, 2019
  • Hong Kong – Shanghai - Xi’an - Beijing
  • Fee for one month: 3.300€ (excl. flight)
  • Scholarship: approx. 500 € (Eurasisa-Pacific-Uninet) plus MUL study abroad grant min. 145,50€ - max. 243,50€ per week (actual scholarship amount is dependent on duration and visiting country)
  • Application deadlein: May 15, 2019


  • Lectures on Culture, Philosophy, Politics, Law, History, Economics, Environment and Intercultural Communication and other interesting topics
  • Guest lectures
  • Visits to international Joint Venture Companies
  • Excursion and Sightseeing Sessions

Summer School in China: 2 Scholarship Spots

China University of Technology - CUMT

Our partner unviersity CUMT offers 2 scholarship spots to MUL students for their two week long summer school in China.

  • Application deadline: April 3 in MIRO
  • The scholarship includes: registration, tuition, inter-city transportation during the program, accommodation, meals and entrance tickets to the major cultural sites which will be visited during the program
  • MUL Study Abroad Grant possible (Auslandskostenzuschuss): min. 145,50€/ Woche bis max. 243,50€/ Woche
  • The summer school begins on June 14 in Beijing and ends on June 30 in Shanghai
  • The scholarship does NOT cover international airfare flights from Austria to China and back), health insurance and private expanses
  • Apply for the scholarship spots and the study abroad grant at MIRO: outgoing@unileoben.ac.at

Summer School at the University of Lorraine

  • A two-week Summer School combining academic lectures, French classes, company visits and cultural activities.
  • A unique focus on Management, Engineering, real life Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The academic courses are taught in English and are full-time.
  • Registration deadline: April 5 2019
  • Language: English
  • Duration: From June 17 to July 2, 2019! 2 weeks
  • Level: Bachelor
  • Credits: 6 ECTS
  • More inforamtion on their website


International Summer School Programs at the UPM in Madrid


Riga Technical University, Latvia: Summer School Programs

1. Summer School «3D Animation World»

2. Summer School «Robotics. Real-Life Applications of Intelligent Design»

  • There are Latvian Government Scholarships available for these summer school programs. The scholarship covers the tuition fee, accommodation, company field trips, entertainment activities and catering (breakfast and lunch during working days).

    • Information on the availability of the Scholarship can be found here

Engineering Summer Schools : RWTH Aachen University, Germany

  • Application deadline: April 1st, 2019
  • Summer School Scholarship of Montanuni ('Auslandskostenzuschuss') is possible! For more infos scroll to the article 'NEU! Förderung von Kurzaufenthalten im Ausland' on the top of this side or contact outgoing@unileoben.ac.at

Mechanical Engineering

  • Automotive and Mobility Studies (June 3 – 28, 2019)
  • Mechatronic Systems Engineering and Product Innovation (June 24 – July 12, 2019)
  • Automation and Simulation (July 8 – August 2, 2019)
  • Production Technology meets Industry 4.0 (August 5 – 23, 2019)
  • Robotics for Future Industrial Applications (August 5 – 23, 2019)

Engineering & Management

  • Bringing Technological Innovations to Market: The Case of E-Mobility (June 17 – 28, 2019)
  • Supply Chain Management and Logistics (July 1 – 12, 2019)

Electrical Engineering

  • Sustainable Energy Technology (June 17 – July 5, 2019)
  • Smart Electrical Power Systems (July 1 – 12, 2019)

Civil Engineering

  • Structural Engineering of Industrial Facilities (July 1 – 12, 2019)

More infos about the programs can be found here


  • Telč, Czech Republic, August 3-10, 2019
  • The summer school on energy policy and energy security organized by Masaryk University in the Czech Republic covers a variety of topics mainly.
    The 2019 topic is “Energy in Europe: Sources and Politics”. Students will be acquainted with legal, economic and technical aspects of energy in Europe.
  • The program builds on lectures and workshops but contains also extra-curricular activities like field trips to nuclear and hydropower plants, sightseeing tour or wine tasting.

More information on the program websit e



(organisert von der FH Burgenland)

  • Ziel ist das Erlernen und Verbessern der Sprachkenntnisse im Sprachunterricht vor Ort, teilweise durch Tandemunterricht – jeweils ein österreichische/r StudentIn lernt gemeinsam mit einem Studierenden aus Zentral-Osteuropa. Zusätzlich gewinnen die Studierenden durch Firmenbesuche und Vorträge einen Einblick in die Wirtschaftspraxis des Gastlandes. Auch Exkursionen zu Sehenswürdigkeiten stehen auf dem Programm.
  • Gefördert wird das Programm jährlich vom Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung, der Aktion Österreich – Ungarn, Aktion Österreich – Slowakei und der Aktion Österreich – Tschechien. Daher sind die Teilnahmegebühren für Studierende besonders attraktiv.
  • Mehr informationen


International Summer University 2019 in Thailand

  • Siam Technology College (STC) cordially invites you to the 2019 Summer University on Entrepreneurship and Cross-cultural Communication!
  • Visit Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Chiang Mai, and Ko Samet!
  • 11.-31.08.2019
  • There are 40 places available in this Summer University. The application period closes on 31st May 2019 or when all places are booked, whatever comes first.
    Eligibility criteria for participants:
    *At least 2 years of university studies when the program begins
    *Minimum age 20 years
  • More informations

Summer School Programs at Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czeck Republic

  • Consumer Behaviour and Branding; 3 ECTS; EUR 620 (early bird)
  • Cybernetics and Informatics – Key 21st Century Sciences; 3 ECTS; EUR 520 (early bird)
  • Lean Engineering; 4 ECTS; EUR 620 (early bird)
  • Quantitative Tools For Qualified Managerial Decision Making; 5 ECTS; EUR 620 (early bird)
  • Digital Marketing in the 21st Century; 4 ECTS; EUR 620 (early bird)
  • Practical Data Analysis in Statistics; 5 ECTS; EUR 620 (early bird)
  • Frontiers of Environmental Principles and Research; 5 ECTS; EUR 550 (early bird)

Program fee includes accommodation, breakfasts and events

More information can be found here 

ARCTIC MINES Summer school in Finland

Three vivid northern cities (Kajaani, Kemi and Rovaniemi), beautiful nature, and modern mines
wait for you in Finland in summer 2019. Did you know that Finland is one of the fastest growing
mining regions in the world?



  • orientation work before the intensive period in Finland (3 ECTS
  • four week camp in Finland including expert lectures, workshops, laboratory work, field trips and social programme (10 ECTS)
  • final report and feedback (2 ECTS)

Housing: There will be student accommodation provided during the intensive period in the cities of Kajaani, Kemi and Rovaniemi in Finland.

Costs: Aapprox. 1.650 € including study fee, service package and taxes. The service package includes accommodation for four weeks, student lunches in KAMK and Lapland University of Applied Sciences campuses during the study days, and social program

Application:Fill in application form on Arctic Mines website.
Application Deadline: March 29, 2019

*Please let MIRO know, if you take part in a summer/ winter school program at one of our partner universities! (outgoing@unileoben.ac.at)

  • Download the infonformation flyer

Summer University 2019 in Thailand: Entrepreneurship and Cross-cultural Communication in Asia

  • Organized by the Siam Technology College
  • Topic: 'Entrepreneurship and Cross-cultural Communication'
  • Application deadline: 31.05.2019
  • Date: August 11-31, 2019
  • Venue: The summer university starts and ends in Bangkok; other venues are Ayutthaya, Chiam Mai, und Ko Samet
  • Costs: € 1.950,00 including housing, most meals, travels within Thailand during the program


  • 45 lectures
  • 3 hours for the final exam: an essay about your experiences

Three modules, each module is worth 2 ECTS:

1. Cross-cultural Communication
2. Creating Entrepreneurial Mindsets
3. Field trips to the Start-up Scene in Bangkok

Prerequisites: Applicant should be at least 20 years old and should have completed 2 years of university studies at the start of the summer program

*Please let MIRO know, if you take part in a summer/ winter school program at one of our partner universities! (outgoing@unileoben.ac.at)

International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference

MultiScience - XXXIII. microCAD

  • Organised by the University of Miskolc
  • Date of the conference: 23-24 May 2019
  • Venue: University of Miskolc
  • The primary aim of the conference is to give an opportunity to the Hungarian and foreign experts, researchers and PhD students to present their latest results in the accredited scientific fields of the University of Miskolc, as well as to meet, establish and cultivate personal and professional relations. Additionally, the conference is aiming at disseminating the scientific results of the research work carried out in the Operative Projects of the University of Miskolce
  • More information can be donloaded here

ASEA-UNINET Mobility Grants

'SP 24 -Mobilitites'



IAESTE Internship Position at Tarbiat Modares University

  • Locatio: TMU (Tarbiat Modares University), department of Chemical Engineering
  • Time: Jul. 2019 to Sep. 2019
  • Topic: Application of PCM in Pigments
    In this work the student is working with one of my M.Sc. students on the preparation of encapsulated Phase Change Materials in pigments for the temperature control of the buildings
  • Salary: Gross pay 6,500,000 Rials per Month
    Living costs incl. housing: 6,500,000 Rials per month >> housing in the dormitory of the University of Tehran is covered!

  • Prerequisites:
    MSc and PhD students of relevant field
    English level: min. B2

Englischkurse für Mitarbeiter der MUL

Das ZSBK - Zentrum für Sprachen, Bildung und Kultur auf der Montanuniversität Leoben bietet tolle Englischkurse für Mitarbeiter an!

  • Office English Basic (A2 - B1)
  • Office English Advanced (B1 - B2)
  • Office English B2+/C1

Nähere Informationen auf der Website des ZSBK

English Courses for Academics

The ZSBK of Montanuniversitaet provides academics with the necessary tools to continuously enlarge their scope of courses held in English. The success of recent years has shown that this advanced education programme is particularly appreciated.

In our courses you can
· share and find solutions to Teaching & Learning challenges
· connect with other faculty members
· discover and participate in engaging teaching and learning events

The ZSBK-team is looking forward to seeing you in class!

More information here


1) Huayu Scholarship for studying Chinese for 2-6 months

  • Chinese Language program in Taiwan - “Huayu Enrichment Scholarship”
  • more information here

2) Taiwan Scholarship for entire study program in Taiwan

  • The Ministry of Education of Republic of China (Taiwan) offers 5 scholarships to Austrian, Slovenian and Croatian students for the academic year 2018/19. The scholarship is intended to encourage the study of degree programs, which are taught in English or Chinese (undergraduate, MA and PhD programs)
  • more information here

Erasmus+ Sonderzuschüsse für Studierende und Dienstnehmer der MUL

Erasmus möchte es jeden ermöglichen eine Auslandserfahrung zu machen und unterstützt daher Studierende, sowie Dienstnehmer der MUL mit Behinderung oder chronischer Krankheit &
Studierende mit Kindern mit Sonderzuscchüssen!

Nähere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Oder im Beratungsgespräch im MIRO mit Ihrem Outgoing Mobity Coordinator ; Beratungsgespräche bitte nur auf Termin: outgoing@unileoben.ac.at

Ge4 Network

- Your chance for a semester in a dream destination around the world!

  • Ge4 is an international non-profit network of universities
  • Ge4 network comprises of over 60 engineering and business universities: Europe, Asia, Latin America, North America, Australia and New Zealand, Africa and Russia (Link to Ge4-partner universitites)


  • Full tuition fee waiver for one semester (keine Studiengebühren)
  • Financial support through the MUL Study Abroad Grant (Asulandskostenzuschuss-AKZ)
  • Develop new skills
  • Grow your professional network
  • Increase your employability

Requirements (Vorraussetzungen)

  • Target university = member of Ge4 network
  • Bachelor /Master /PhD Student
  • Good command of English language


Select potential host university (3 choices recommended)> Fill out Ge4 application form > Hand in application form at MIRO > MIRO gets in touch with Ge4 > Ge4 reviews application and distributes it to host university > information about the application statues and further steps

Deadline:  Sep 1, for SS / Jan 7 for WS

Information session can be arranged at: outgoing(at)unileoben.ac.at


  • Ge4 network will not cover living expenses, accommodation, and flight tickets
  • MU Leoben students may receive a MUL Sudy Abroad Grant  (Auslandskostenzuschuss-AKZ)

More information

Marietta Blau-Stipendium

  • Zielgruppe: engagierte DoktoratsstudentInnen
  • Förderart: Auslandsstipendium
  • Dauer: 6 bis 12 Monate
  • Stipendienbetrag: 1.500 Euro pro Monat
  • Einreichtermine: 1. Februar, 1. September
  • Altersgrenze: keine

Kurzerklärung des Programms

Das Marietta Blau-Stipendium des Bundesministeriums für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft (BMWFW) unterstützt die Absolvierung eines Teils (6-12 Monate) eines in Österreich durchgeführten Doktorats- / PhD Studiums im Ausland. Es dient der inhaltlichen Optimierung von Dissertationen durch einschlägiges Auslandsengagement und fördert als Zielgruppe insbesondere den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs.

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