Call for application


The following programmes are open for applications:


Faculty and PhD Student Mobility Schemes for 2018–19


The Internationalisation Faculty Mobility Scheme and PhD Student Mobility Schemes for 2018–19 are open for application. Applications should reach the Office of Academic Links by the respective deadlines.


A. Internationalisation Faculty Mobility Scheme (For faculty members; Deadline: Tuesday, 10 April



The Internationalisation Faculty Mobility Scheme encourages faculty members to engage in outbound and inbound visits with universities and institutions overseas for exploration and development of institutional/faculty/departmental-level collaborations as well as collaborative research with leaders in frontier research in different fields. The scheme allows faculty members to pursue international academic exchanges to strengthen ties with institutions overseas. Faculty members are encouraged to apply to these schemes to undertake/host research visits during 1 August 2018–31 July 2019.


1. For CUHK outbound applicants

2. For inbound visiting applicants


B. PhD Student Mobility Schemes (For PhD students; Deadline: Tuesday, 3 April 2018)


The schemes aim to enhance research excellence at CUHK through building and strengthening the University’s ties with selected partner institutions and to increase the visibility of CUHK as a world-class research university through student mobility. Selected CUHK PhD students will receive a sponsorship of HK$15,000-HK$50,000 while visiting PhD students will receive free on-campus accommodation. PhD students are encouraged to apply to these schemes to undertake short-term research attachments during 1 September 2018–31 August 2019.


1. Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence (for CUHK and visiting PhD students)

2. PhD Student Exchange Programme (for CUHK PhD students)


For enquiries, please contact the Office of Academic Links (c/o Ms. Olivia Kwok).




Eurasia-Pacific Uninet Ernst Mach Grant for PhD Students and Post-Docs for 2018–19


The Eurasia-Pacific Uninet (EPU) is inviting applications from PhD students and post-docs of CUHK for a research scholarship programme for 2018–19. The programme provides support to PhD students and post-docs undertaking short-term research attachments at one of the EPU member institutions in Austria. Application will close on 1 April 2018.



  • Duration of visit:    1-9 months for PhD students

1-6 months for post-docs

  • Value of award:     €1,050 per month for PhD students

€1,150 per month for post-docs

  • The award is meant to cover accident and health insurance, accommodation, visa, daily-life and travel expenditures. Recipients may receive an additional travel subsidy of up to €1,000.
  • Recipients are exempted from tuition fees.
  • The Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research will provide logistic support on health insurance as well as accommodation.



  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Arts
  • Human Medicine, Health Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Technical Sciences



Interested applicants should submit their application online at The closing date is 1 April 2018. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview during May to June 2018.


Please visit here for more details.


For enquiries, please contact Ms. Svetlana Kim by email. Applicants are advised to submit a copy of their applications to the Office of Academic Links (c/o Ms. Alice Leong) for necessary follow-up.




Non-EU Teaching Mobility Program at the University of Vienna 2018–19


The University of Vienna, Austria is inviting applications to the Non-EU Teaching Mobility Program 2018–19 which supports short-term teaching visits by faculty members of partner universities outside Europe.



  • The minimum duration of the course is three weeks while the maximum is 90 days.
  • The teaching assignment comprises a blocked course of 30 in-class contact hours.
  • The language of instruction is English.
  • Invited candidates receive a work contract with the University of Vienna for up to 90 days. Travel expenses are reimbursed, up to € 2,000, upon providing settled invoices.



  • Applicants have to get in contact with a faculty member in their specific academic field of the University of Vienna for support.
  • The proposed blocked course should fit into at least one of the degree programmes of the University of Vienna and complement existing courses.



Applications should be submitted with the following documents by email (one pdf file) to


  • Application form (Please click here to download)
  • CV
  • List of publications
  • Syllabus of the proposed course
  • Letter of endorsement by at least one directorate of studies of the University of Vienna
  • Letter of support by the home university detailing the teaching experience of the applicant



  • 1 July 2018 (for courses planned between March and June 2019)


For more information, please visit here or contact Mrs. Brigitta Moravec / Mr. Maximilian Kudler of the International Office of the University of Vienna. Applicants are advised to send a copy of their application to the Office of Academic Links (c/o Ms. Phoebe Tsang) for necessary follow-up.


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