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Dissertation Completion Fellowship 2022/23

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Due Date
Mo 7.11.2022
11 h

The dissertation scholarship for the final phase aims to support doctoral students in the last phase of their dissertation until completion.

Funding for:

  • Regular students (“ordentliche Studierende”) of all doctoral studies of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna or of the University of Art and Design Linz can apply for the fellowship.
  • The applicants should convincingly convey that the successful finalization of the dissertation or the Ph.D. project is possible during the fellowship.
  • The expected quality of the dissertation or the Ph.D. project is a central criterion in the selection process.


  • The fellowship can only be awarded once per person during the whole doctoral/Ph.D. study period.
  • Applications can be submitted either in German or in English.
  • The fellowships have to be started within six months after the applicants have been informed about the award of the fellowship (between January and June 2023).
  • The net income or the amount of other sources of funding (e.g. grants, fellowships, etc.) must not exceed EUR 923,-- per month on average during the fellowship. This amount represents the highest stipend according to the Studies Grant Act.

Applications are possible via the Academy's submission website only.