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ASEA-UNINET is an European university network founded in 1994 from Austria with the aim of initiating and promoting research cooperation with and in South-East Asian countries.

ASEA-UNINET - Austria supports knowledge transfer between partner universities, including 17 Austrian, 14 from other European countries, 1 Russian and 35 South-East Asian universities, including 18 from Thailand, 6 from Indonesia, 8 from Vietnam,  1 from the Philippines, 1 from Malaysia and 1 from Pakistan.

The network's main activity is the promotion of exchange between Europe and SE Asia, i.e., in the organisation and financial support of exchange of scientists or post-graduates and the associated knowledge transfer for improving collaboration between SE Asian universities and generation of common programmes with other European universities.

ASEA-UNINET guarantees the following financial support:

  • Visits by guest researchers from SE Asia
  • Visits by Austrian scientists in SE Asia (generally only reimbursement of travel expenses; Asian partner universities should be able to assume lodging expenses for at least 1 week)
  • Conducting commonly planned research programmes
  • Training courses
  • Clinical electives in SE Asia

The amount of financial support will depend on the budgetary resources provided annually.Project applications are to be addressed to the office for international mobility programmes and are submitted with MedUni Vienna's annual budget application.


Prof. Dr. Anita Rieder
ASEA-Uninet-Coordinator of the MedUni Vienna
Vicre Rector Education

HR Dr. Human Salemi
ASEA-Uninet-Co-Coordinator of the MedUni Vienna
Institutional Mobility Coordinator