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Conduct Original Research at the University of Graz, Austria

DEADLINE for Applications is FEBRUARY 15th, 2016.


The National Science Foundation, who makes iREU (International Research Experience for Undergraduates) possible, gives undergraduates the opportunity to join research projects for the summer. This allows students to experience first-hand how basic research is carried out, and to contribute consequentially.

2016 Session Information: June 6, 2016 - August 12, 2016
Graz, Austria

Stipend: Each participant will receive a summer scholarship.

Benefits: All participants will receive university housing at no additional expense in addition to a round trip travel to Austria adn conference reimbursement (if applicable). A two day conference in Graz will help prepare participants foro the experience.

Research Areas: Students have the opportunity to do research in any of the following areas: Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Solid-State Science, Chemical Physics, Surface Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Materials Science, X-ray Diffraction, and others.

Eligibility: The program is open to students who have a serious interest in chemistry and prior research experience. Most students who apply will be in their junior year, although talented students with less experience will also be considered for acceptance in the program.


Criteria: Applicants MUST meet ALL of the following criteria:

*Have previous research experience

*Have good aptitude for research as shown in letters of recommendation.

*Have interest in a research related career.

*Be a permanent resident or American citizen.