Australian Researchers’ Mobility Portal

A lot of information about pursuing a research career overseas is contained in the various European portals.

The Smartraveller website has an excellent summary for people wanting to work overseas:

  • Research Opportunities

    mobility portals

    Links to other mobility portals.

    international organisations

    Links to organisations and schemes which operate internationally.

    Australian funding opportunities

    Links to institutions that support and encourage researchers to work overseas.

    international funding opportunities

    Some of the large programmes and organisations in the world’s major centres of research.

    job search

  • Working Overseas

    travel information

    Money exchange, driving, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), embassy contacts, visas, passports and health insurance.


    Links to appropriate sections of the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) websites, including issues dealing with social security.

    other matters

    Links to the Electoral Commission for absent citizens. Renting out your home when living overseas.