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.


Deadline: 16 Dec 2022

For small-scale projects to develop common solutions for the challenges in the Alpine region


Deadline: ongoing

For communication on R&D (max. 50.000 Euro or 75 % of costs)


Deadline: 8 Jan 2023

For international activities of young researchers (mainly travel costs, etc.)


Deadlines: tentatively set at 11 Nov 2022, 9 Dec 2022, and 9 Jan 2023

For displaced Ukrainian researchers to continue their work at (non-)academic...


Deadline: 12 Jan 2023, 14:00 CET

Due to lack of funding budget, this call has been suspended!!


Deadline: 2 Feb 2023, 17:00 (tbc)

For excellent researchers with 7 to 12 years experience after PhD (up to 2 Mio Euro for 5 years).


Deadline: Mid Feb 2023 (tbc)

For teams of 3-7 outstanding researchers at one or more Austrian research institutions (high-risk research projects, 5y,...


Deadline: 23 May 2023, 17:00

For established research leaders with a recognised track record of research achievements.


Deadline: ongoing

For research stays in Norway (1-12 months)

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

Annekatrin Enge                  
Dean’s office of Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy
Josef-Holaubek-Platz 2 (UZA II)                    
1090 Vienna
Room: 2A509
T: +43-1-4277-53008