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5. Call

Deadline: 31 July 2015

Guidelines, application forms and further information to be found here:

Submission for:

- Academic Partnership
- Advanced Academic Partnership
- Preparatory Funding
- Master's Scholarship
- PhD Scholarship

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Austrian Partnership Programme in Higher Education & Research for Development

2014 - 2020

The OeAD implements the APPEAR programme and is supported by the subcontractor WUS Austria. APPEAR is a programme of the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) with the aim to implement its strategy for support of higher education and research for development on an academic institutional level in the ADC’s southern priority countries and key regions and in three priority countries of the South Caucasus and Black Sea Region. 

The overall objective is to strengthen the institutional capacities in higher education, research and management in the addressed countries through Academic Partnerships with Austrian higher education institutions and master’s and PhD scholarships as a contribution to effective and sustainable reduction of poverty.

Under the superordinate goal of poverty reduction APPEAR also contributes to a discourse in society about quality and orientation of development in general. The institutional partnerships are based on a cooperative collaboration and mutual respect for different cultural contexts and approaches. It is also based on issues that are of high relevance particularly for the partners in the addressed countries. The exploitation of the results also follows a participatory approach – for example through mutual exchange of teaching staff or joint publications and presentations.

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