EII-SAP PhD Research Visit Program 2009

Offered by: 
ARC Research Network in Enterprise Information Infrastructure - SAP
SAP Brisbane
3,6 months

With 12 million users and more than 1,500 partners, SAP is the world's largest inter-enterprise software company and the world's third-largest independent software provider overall. A rich history of innovation and growth has made SAP a true industry leader today employing more than 34,000 people in over 50 countries. SAP Research – the technology research department of SAP – prepares the groundwork for future growth by identifying emerging IT trends. It focuses on strategically important SAP business areas together with leveraging entrepreneurial creative talent. SAP Research is a global organization with Research sites around the world, including Australia.

The EII-SAP PhD Research Visit Program is designed to support highly skilled, innovative, and motivated PhD students who demonstrate the potential to become future research leaders in the areas of:

• Business Process Management
• Semantic Interoperability
• Knowledge Management
• Security and Trust

• To foster real and mutually beneficial research collaboration between outstanding PhD students and SAP. You will be working in a team of world-class researchers where interaction will be intensive and rewarding.
• To greatly expand and strengthen the research scope and experience for PhD students beyond the familiar university domain. The research visit will provide a unique opportunity to gain valuable industry experience during your study.
• To recognize PhD students who demonstrate exceptional academic standing, progress and achievement.
• To broaden the student’s international research contacts. The EII-SAP Research Visit Program is a unique opportunity to build contacts in the industry as a stepping stone for a future career.

Award Provisions
• Three EII-SAP PhD Research Visit Awards will be available in 2008-09
• Return economy airfare to Brisbane if applicable
• A tax free accommodation and subsistence allowance of AUD1600 per month
• PhD visitors will conduct their research under the guidance of a SAP Research CEC Brisbane mentor and research group

How to apply: