Third-party Funding Service & Calls

The third-party funding service of the Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy will be happy to advise you on suitable funding programmes and support you regarding your application. During the project, the third-party funding service helps with administrative questions and in contact with the service units of the University of Vienna (Accounting & Finance, Human Resources & Gender Equality, Research Services & Career Development).

Open calls & information events (selection)

Searching for a funding programme that fits to you and your research idea can be tedious work. Therefore takea look on our selection of open project calls and the associated information events. The overview is clearly arranged by deadline (calls with the possibility of ongoing submission at the end), the calls' target group can be identified and filtered at first glance. This selection covers only project calls and prizes relevant for scientists of the Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy. If something is missing, we are grateful for your suggestion.

You will find further interesting events and training courses for acquiring third-party funds in the seminar and training programme of Research Services & Career Development and Human Resources Development.

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Deadline: 16 Nov 2018, 16 h (pre-registration)

For collaborative research projects or research synthesis projects.


Deadline: 29 Nov 2018

For research networks of at least 7 different COST member states - incl. at least 3 ITC partner (funds for conferences etc.)


Deadline: 30 Nov 2018

Für kleinere (Forschungs-)Projekte (4.000 Euro) von Wissenschafter/innen (bis max. 40 Jahre, Ausnahmen möglich).


Deadline: 30 Nov 2018

Für Projekte in der anwendungsnahen Forschung (insgesamt 500.000 Euro).


Termin: 4 Dec 2018, 13:00-17:00

Anmeldung: erforderlich


Date: 5 Dec 2018, 15:30-18:00

Registration: until 25 Nov 2018 via


Deadline: 5 Dec 2018 (16:00)

Für Grundlagenforschung mit Verwertungspotenzial (mind. 1 Partner Wirtschaft) unter Einbindung von Jungforscher/innen.


Date: 6 Dec 2018, 13:00-16:00

Registration: necessary


Date: 13 Dec 2018, 09:00-17:00

Registration: max. 20 participants

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Project proposal planned?

Are you planning to submit a research project proposal? Do you have questions about project management? Please contact Third-party funding service of the Faculty:

 Third-party funding service

Daniela Große Kathöfer                  
Dean’s office of Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy
Althanstraße 14 (UZA II)                    
1090 Wien
Room: 2A509
T: +43-1-4277-53008