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: 6 Dec 2020

For female postdoctoral researchers who had to reduce or interrupt their research because of care obligations.


Deadline: 11 Dec 2020, 14:00

For female senior post-docs, who strive for a university career.


Deadline: 11 Dec 2020, 14:00

For female post-docs at the beginning of their scientific careers.


Date: 15 Dec 2020, 15-17:00

Registration: necessary


Deadline: 15 Dec 2020

For short-term stay (3-12 w) at Strategic Partner universities (Chicago, Jerusalem, Kyoto, Beijing, Shanghai)


Deadline: 15 Dec 2020 (if NCN acts as lead agency)

For bilateral/trilateral joint projects with/incl. Poland.


Deadline: 17. Dez 2020 (interne Deadline: 19. Nov 2020)

Für Entwicklung/Bau von Prototypen (max. 50.000 Euro)


Deadlines: several times per year

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


Deadline: 18 Jan 2020, 14:00

For high-risk, innovative research projects at an early stage (max. 150.000 Euro).

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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