Australian Researchers’ Mobility Portal

Help & Information

There are many organisations around the world which can help you find the right opportunity, as well as help you with various aspects of moving to another country.

Australian Education International (AEI)

Australian Education International represents Australia’s education and research interests overseas. The international network comprises a combination of Australian Government accredited personnel and locally engaged staff.

For a complete list of their locations, see:


If you are heading to Europe, your first port of call should be FEAST (Forum for European-Australian Science and Technology cooperation) in Canberra. The staff at FEAST can provide you with valuable contacts and ideas for pursuing research in Europe. Information, and contact details, are available at

The European University Institute in Florence operates the MWP Academic Careers Observatory ( which provides a plethora of information about international research careers.

United States of America

The National Postdoctoral Association has information about pursuing research in the USA. Of particular interest is their International Postdoc Survival Guide.

Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)


The HFSP supports novel, innovative and interdisciplinary basic research focused on the complex mechanisms of living organisms; topics range from molecular and cellular approaches to systems and cognitive neuroscience. A clear emphasis is placed on novel collaborations that bring biologists together with scientists from fields such as physics, mathematics, chemistry, computer science and engineering to focus on problems at the frontier of the life sciences.