7th call for Applicants- APPeaR

7th call for Applicants- APPeaR

The Austrian Partnership Programme in Higher Education and Research for Development – APPEAR –  announced for the start of the 7th call for proposals for the partnership program  between Austrian universities and universities of applied sciences with higher education and research institutions in the eligible countries including -Palestine- to implement partnership projects for the period 2017-2020

APPEAR is a programme aims at strengthening the institutional capacities in higher education, research and management in the eligible countries

The types of projects:

APPEAR provides funding for:

· Advanced Academic Partnerships:  based on the results of an already successfully finalised APPEAR project that develops new innovative designs for the cooperation in higher education and research for development.

· Academic Partnerships: between higher education and research institutions in the addressed countries and Austrian higher education institutions (universities and universities of applied sciences) will be funded to strengthen the capacities in higher education, research and management

The thematic focus of the partnership:

·   Water supply and sanitation, rural development, sustainable energy, environment and natural resources; in this field a consideration of the Nexus approach (water – energy – food security) is welcome

·   Private sector development

·   Poverty reduction, peace building and conflict prevention, governance and human rights, gender equality

·   Strengthening of skills in social sciences as an instrument to systematically analyse the reasons of poverty and to empower capacities in social science research.

*The deadline for submissions is 31st of May 2017

The project budget :

·  2 partner institutions:  EUR 50,000 – max. EUR 90,000/year

·  More than 2 partner institutions: EUR 50,000 – max. EUR 130,000/year

Project Duration: 2.5 years (30 months) for both projects type.

For more information, visit the appear site or Contact us : 

 Email: extr@iugaza.edu.ps  / phone number ( 1016)

External Relations Affairs
Islamic University of Gaza