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: 1 Mar 2020

Für einmonatige Forschungsaufenthalte (Doktorand*innen, Lehrende, Wissenschafter*innen)


Deadline: 5 Mar 2020

For big collaborative projects in the field of GALILEO, Earth Observation, Protection and competitiveness.


Deadline: 12 Mar 2020 (single stage)

For big collaborative projects on migration, governance e.g. (min. 3 members from 3 different countries)


Date: 13 Mar 2020, 11:00-13:00

Registration necessary


Date: 23 Mar 2020, 11:00-16:00

Registration: until 15 Mar 2020


Deadline: 24 Mar 2020, 12:00

Für Forschungsprojekte mit "Verwertungspotenzial" (Finanzielle Beteiligung Wirtschaftspartner notwendig)


Deadline: 26 Mar 2020 (pre-proposal)

For transdisciplinary projects on urban migration (at least 3 partners from 3 participative countries).


Deadline: 16 Apr 2020, 14:00 (short proposal)

For inter- and transdisciplinary research on societal challenges (up to 1 Mio EUR).


Deadline: 20 Apr 2020

For the expansion of FWF funded research-projects in terms of "citizen-science"-components.

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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