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FWF and ÖAW | Young Independent Researcher Groups

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The YIRG programme promotes the medium-term research cooperation (up to 4 years) on a complex, current topic in mixed teams of at least 3 to max. 5 researchers at at least 2 research organizations or in justified cases two organisational units of a research institution.

An outstanding international team of young researchers (postdocs from Austria and abroad min. 1 year  to max. 5 years after the doctorate) in all scientific disciplines, especially in the humanities and social and cultural sciences, form a Young Independent Researcher Group at Austrian research institutions.

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