Working and Research Grants

Applications are to be addressed to the Senate of the Vienna University of Applied Arts and handed in at the Office of Vice-Rector for Teaching.

(October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020)

Applications are to be addressed to the Senate of the Vienna University of Applied Arts.

The working grants, which are provided annually by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research at the suggestion of the Senate, furnish two graduates from the summer semester 2018 or the winter semester 2018/19 with the appropriate qualifications, with a 12-month grant amounting to € 650 per month.

The submission must be made in person or by post (date postmarked) - not in electronic form.

The following requirements also apply:
•    Austrian citizenship (copy) or citizenship of EU/EWR, Switzerland, also equated third-country-nationals or stateless (§ 4 Abs 1 StudFG)
•    The completion of a diploma or a master’s program with honours (copy)
•    Age limit: 35 years
•    Well-founded special study plans or a study-related project in Austria or another country as preparation for an artistic career, or freelance artistic activity, lockable within 12 month (no master or doctoral program)
•    A concrete working concept with a schedule, list of costs and financial plan
•    Samples of work
•    Letter of recommendation from the degree tutor
•    Curriculum vitae
•    Information concerning a bank account / IBAN, BIC
•    Written commitment of support from abroad for the project or study projects

Closing date for applications: April 12, 2019 – 12 o´clock
The granting of scholarships is made by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research.

Contact:
Martina Rosenmeier
Office of the Vice-Rector Academic Affairs
Main building, Ferstel tract, 2nd floor (Aktsaal)
T: +43-1-71133-2042
E: martina.rosenmeier@uni-ak.ac.at

Incomplete applications can not be considered.
It is not possible to submit missing documents after the deadline.
Research grants

Information concerning applications is available from the office of the Vice-Rector for Teaching.  Applications are to be addressed to the Senate of the Vienna University of Applied Arts and handed in at the

Office of Vice-Rector for Teaching
Academic Affairs
Ferstel Wing
2nd floor / Aktsaal

Appointment:
T: +43-1-71133-2042
E: martina.rosenmeier@uni-ak.ac.at

Responsible person

Martina Rosenmeier

Research Grants 2019

Graduates possessing the correct qualifications, who following the completion of their diploma or master’s degree studies commence a doctorate have an opportunity to apply for a research grant. Two grants each of € 2,600 (single payment) are available.
It should be noted that, in particular for the promotion of young female scientists, 40% of the funding is dedicated to women.
Applications are to be addressed to the Senate of the Vienna University of Applied Arts.
 
The following requirements also apply:

  • Justification of the application / project description (max A4)
  • Approval of the supervisor of the thesis / dissertation
  • Letter of recommendation from the project support / institute
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Austrian citizenship (copy) or equality of EU citizens analogous to § 4 StudFG
  • Copy of diploma - master or doctorate degree
  • Information concerning a bank account, IBAN, BIC
  • Meldezettel / residing message

Applicants for a research grant should satisfy the following criteria:

Their income should not exceed the amount of € 8,148 per year or € 679 per month.
They should not hold a current position in the Austrian federal sector.
They should not be employees of the respective university.

 Closing date for applications
 April 12, 2019 - 12 o´clock

The scholarship is expected to be awarded in the summer semester 2019.