Global mobility and funding opportunities

As an academic or professional staff member, you are encouraged to take part in overseas experiences, including through the UQ Global Strategy and Partnerships Seed Funding Scheme.

Deadline: 18 February 2018

The Technical University of Munich invites University of Queensland staff to apply for grants for teaching or training purposes, made available by the European Union under the international dimension of the Erasmus+ program. TUM has been identified under the UQ Global Strategy as a priority partner and UQ is keen to expand engagement across discipline areas.
Deadline: 22 February 2018

InnoHealth Australia aims to connect the Australian and German healthcare sectors. Researchers, postdocs and entrepreneurs who develop application-oriented technologies, products and/or processes, can apply with their innovative ideas and projects. Up to 30 researchers will be selected to participate in a one-week Innovation Tour of Germany in November 2018.
Deadline: 28 February 2018

The QUEX Initiator Grants Scheme is designed to broaden academic and research collaboration between UQ and the University of Exeter. Up to nine grants will be available.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis for visits scheduled to take place before 31 July 2018

Up to four professional staff per institution will be awarded to undertake an exchange of up to two weeks to share best practice and experience between UQ and the University of Exeter.
Deadline: 27 April 2018

A Churchill Fellowship offers ordinary Australians the opportunity to travel to the far edges of the globe to conduct valuable research in their field and bring back knowledge, experience, ideas and innovation for the betterment of their industry, community and Australia.
Deadline: various programs - most close 15 July 2018

The Australian–American Fulbright Commission promotes educational and cultural exchange between Australia and the United States. A range of scholarships are available, including for postdocs, mid-career professionals and senior academics.

Closed Global Mobility and Funding Opportunties

Deadline: to be advised

The New Colombo Plan Mobility Program provides funding to Australian universities and consortia to support Australian undergraduate students to participate in semester-based or short-term study, internships, mentorships, practicums and research in 40 host locations across the Indo-Pacific region.
Opens: to be advised

Funding is provided to Australian tertiary education providers, which in turn provide grants to Australian undergraduate and master's students to undertake mobility projects globally.
Opens: 15 April 2018

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are internationally competitive, merit-based scholarships funded by the Australian Government that support citizens around the world to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia and for Australians to do the same overseas.
Opens: to be advised

This scheme supports cooperation between UQ researchers and researchers from the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. FAPESP and UQ will each provide funding of up to AU$10,000, for the duration of the grant (up to 12 months), to cover research-related mobility expenses.
Opens: to be advised

With the aim of supporting the successful implementation of the UQ Global Strategy, the UQ Global Strategy and Partnerships Seed Funding Scheme assists UQ faculties, institutes and units to pursue activities that will strengthen the impact of UQ’s global network.
Opens: to be advised

This unique fellowship supports outstanding early career researchers whose ground-breaking work has the potential to make a difference in one of the Foundation's focus areas: Technology and innovation; Strengthening Australia-Asia ties; and Enabling positive social change. The Westpac Research Fellowships are valued at up to $460,000 over three years.
Opens: to be advised

Funding is available for up to four academics from UQ and São Paulo State University (UNESP) to undertake short partner visits.
Opens: to be advised

A unique postdoc program that funds early career researchers to undertake research at a host institution anywhere in the world, on unconventional projects in life and natural sciences, engineering, medicine, and social sciences. The value of the award is CHF100,000 per year (approx. AUD132,000) for up to five years.
Opens: to be advised

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) invites UQ staff to apply for mobility funding to strengthen existing collaborations. This call focuses on Neuroscience, Psychology, Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Biomedical Sciences, Genetics, Medicine, Physics, and Business.
Opens: to be advised

The British Academy is providing the opportunity to be based at a UK higher education or other research institution for up to six months for academics in the humanities and the social sciences. Applications to strengthen UQ's key UK partnerships are encouraged.
Opens: to be advised

This program supports short-term teaching visits of faculty members from partner universities outside of Europe. A number of UQ staff have been successful in attaining teaching mobility grants in previous rounds.