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: 30 Sep 2019

For building up a bigger research network for complex research topics.


Deadline: 30 Sep 2019 (concept proposal)

For inter-/multidisciplinary teams of 3-5 researchers independent of location (300.000 Euro/year)


Date: 2+3 Oct 2019

Registration: necessary


Deadline: 31 Oct 2019

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


Date: 18-19 Nov 2019

Registration: necessary


Deadline: 31 Jan 2020, 12:00

For research projects on climate change impacts (from single projects to smaller consortia).


Deadline: ongoing

For research projects (max. 48 months) of researchers who are working in Austria.



Deadline: ongoing

For bilateral Russian-Austrian joint projects.


Deadline: ongoing

Für vorwettbewerbliche Forschungsprojekte, deren Ergebnisse der Branche zur Verfügung stehen (Kofinanzierung notwendig).

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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