Support and Services

The Faculty's Third Party Funding Services offer support in the following areas:

- Advice and support in the preparation of, and application for, projects

- Support with calculating project costs

- An interface for other university services (e.g. the university's central research services, finance and controlling, human relations and gender equality, etc.)

- Informative events about various grant programmes of our research areas


FWF - changes in funding programmes!

By autumn 2024 the current programmes START and Elise-Richter will be merged into a new programme. The FWF-ASTRA Awards are intended as a career funding programme for advanced post docs. The current Elise-Richter programme is going to run until July 16, 2024.

Where to submit project applications?

Faculty's Third-Party Funding Service

  • § 26 Projects
  • § 27 Projects with funding (for the University of Vienna) less than € 100.000,--

Research Services and Career Development

  • § 27 Projects with funding (for the University of Vienna) of more than € 100.000,--

International Office

  • Higher Education projects (ERASMUS+)
  • OeAD (except Scientific & Technological Cooperation programme)
  • APPEAR etc.

Funding options

§ 26 Funding Options


§ 27 Funding Options

  • projects (research & higher education) set up in the name of the University of Vienna ( FFG, WWTF, EU, OeAD, ÖAW, Fritz Thyssen foundation, Volkswagen Foundation etc.)

How to submit applications at our faculty

Project submission at our faculty

Step-by-Step Guide

  • Step 1: Send your project application to
  • Step 2: Examination of the application: budget calculation, completeness of the documents, required signature(s)
  • Step 3: Approval of the final application by head of department (signature on the application form or approval by email)
  • Step 4: the signed final version of the application is forwared to the faculty's third-party funding service
  • Step 5: notification when the completed application with the dean's signature is ready for pick-up


More information and helpful tools are provided in an internal area for members of the faculty [German only]

What to do after application

Feedback to the faculty

For documentation in u:cris

  • In case of acceptance: please forward grant contract to the faculty
  • In case of rejection: please communicate date of rejection

Internal Area

Please log-in with your personal User-ID.

The Internal Area provides further information about calls, budget calculation, overhead guidelines and much else [German only]

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