HEC will pay at the following rates to Foreign Faculty to Pakistan:
Assistant Professor or Equivalent
2000 US $
Associate Professor or Equivalent
2500 US $
Full Professor or Equivalent
3000 US $
Economy class return air ticket by the most direct and economical route.
Funding (Pakistani Faculty to Foreign)
Air Travel - Economy class return air ticket by the most direct and economical route.
Accommodation - charges will be paid at prescribed rate per night for visiting days plus one day, maximum of 2-16 weeks.
Daily Allowance – half of the daily allowance as per government rules for various countries.
The current limits for the above heads are:
Current (2019) Budgetary Limit
Economy class return air ticket by the most direct and economical route
United States of America
Europe & Africa
Australia, Japan & Far East
Turkey & Middle East
Iran & Bangladesh
China & Russia
Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia & Nepal
Central Asian Countries
US$ 100 per night
Half of the daily allowance as per government rules
The fund is not intended to support courses [such as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) or other courses] which are not linked to a research program/ project as outlined in the application.
The purpose of the fund is not intended to support coursework towards obtaining Postgraduate degree certificates by staff who are registered at universities.
Any publication/document resulting must acknowledge the support by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan.
All applicants will be required to upload their CVs on the standard format in the HEC careers portal (https://careers.hec.gov.pk/). Application form is attached for convenience or Click here to download. Application must be endorsed by Chairman/Dean/ HoD of the foreign HEIs.
Proposals must be prepared jointly by the collaborating institutions. The International Office after obtaining approval from the Rector will submit application to HEC for processing with the following documents:
The applications are accepted and processed on rolling basis. It is advisable to submit the application through the Director of Concerned Campus to International Office at least three and half months before the tentative visit dates.
For more information, please visit: https://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/FEP/Pages/default.aspx
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