[CALL] FWF - Elise Richter Programme


Deadline: 10 Dec 2021, 14:00

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

Target group

Highly qualified female scientists and scholars of any discipline, who strive for an university career.


  • to support the academic career of highly qualified female scientists and scholars and to enhance their university career
  • after completion of the program a level of qualification should be accomplished which enables participants to apply for a local or abroad professorship. ("Habilitation" or equal qualification)


  • appropriate postdoctoral experience
  • international scientific publications
  • preparatory work related to the proposed research project
  • no age limit

12 to 48 months


  • personnel costs of 75,890.00 € per year
  • project specific costs up to 15,000.00 € per year

Via the FWF’s electronic application portal (elane).

  • 2 calls a year in spring/autumn.
  • in English


  • by the FWF Board based on an international review process
  • in the June Board meeting (for fall call), in the November or December Board meeting (for spring call)