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FWF | Elise Richter Programme Spring 22

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Due Date
Tu 31.5.2022
14 h

The Elise Richter Programme for senior postdocs has been designed as a specific funding measure for women in science and research.

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 according to the current senior postdoc rate
  • 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. Next call: April 11 - May 31, 2022; the possibility to submit via elane ends at 2:00 pm local time Vienna/Austria.
  • in English

Further information: