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.


+++ Due to the Corona-crisis many funding organisations are about to extend their call deadlines. We try to keep this call selection updated (-> amendment "extended"). Nevertheless we recommend to check the deadline on the website of the respective funding agency. Third-party funding informational events are cancelled or changed to online. Please check on the website of the respective host. +++

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Deadline: 15 Apr 2020

For young scientists (< 35 years) in Earth Sciences (4.000 Euro).


Deadline: 17 Apr 2020

Für herausragende Wissenschafter/innen aus der Steiermark.


Deadline: 27 Apr 2020, 12:00

For early-stage and mid-career researchers who want to establish a new partnership (mainly travel and accomodation...


Deadline: 27 Apr 2020

Für Forschungsaufenthalte (1-3 Monate) in Frankreich von Doktorand*innen + jungen PostDocs


Deadline: 28 Apr 2020, 17:00

For international and cross-sector collaborations through exchanging research and innovation staff.


Date: 29 Apr 2020 (online)

Registration: open from 23 Mar


Deadline: 30 Apr 2020, 17:00 (extended)

For female postdocs, who wish to come to UNIVIE (36-month-fellowship)


Deadline: 30 Apr 2020

Für wissenschaftliche Arbeiten jüngerer Forscher*innen (< 40 Jahre)


Deadline: 30. Apr 2020

Für österreichische Start-ups und Spin-offs (Gründung nach 1. Jan 2014) sowie österreichische Universitäten.

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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