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Calls / Contests Art and Research

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  • Climanosco | Entangled Forests

    This year’s call deals with the consequences climate change has on forests. Artworks of all styles, artistic, artivist and activist initiatives, art and science collaborations, and everything in between are welcome.

    Call 30.9.2022

  • Asifa Austria | Best Austrian Animation

    Im Rahmen des Best Austrian Animation Festivals von 28.11. – 3.12.2022 findet im Wiener Filmcasino zum 12. Mal der Best Austrian Animation Wettbewerb statt.

    Deadline 1.10.2022

  • WWTF | Empirical Social Sciences 2022

    The WWTF launches the call "Quantitative Data Research", a pilot call in the field of Empirical Social Sciences.

    Deadline for Short Proposals 6.10.2022, 14 h

  • Otto Mauer Fonds | Msgr. Otto Mauer-Prize for Fine Arts

    Information on this prize is available in German only. Please see our German post.


  • Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft | Caring Communities for Future

    Scientific staff at Austrian research institutions as well as non-profit organisations that pursue a scientific purpose or cooperate with scientists within the framework of the project can apply for the project call within the framework of the new Open Innovation in Science Impact Lab "Caring Communities for Future". The call is aimed at transdisciplinary research projects.

    Deadline 14.10.2022

  • Cost | Open Call 2022

    Participants are invited to submit COST Action proposals contributing to the scientific, technological, economic, cultural or societal knowledge advancement and development of Europe. Multi- and interdisciplinary proposals are encouraged.

    Deadline 20.10.2022, 12 h

  • Wolf Foundation | Nomination for the 2023 Wolf Prize

    The Wolf Prizes in the sciences and the arts are awarded annually since 1978 to outstanding scientists and artists for their achievements for the benefit of humanity and brotherly relations among people, regardless of nationality, race, color, religion, gender, or political views. To date, 365 scientists and artists from all over the world have been awarded the prestigious Wolf Prize.

    Submission deadline 24.10.2022, 22 h

  • Horizon Europe | ERC Starting Grants 2023

    Are you a talented early-career scientist who has already produced excellent supervised work, is ready to work independently and shows potential to be a research leader? The ERC Starting Grant could be for you.

    Deadline 25.10.2022, 17 h

  • ÖAW | Doc-team 2022

    With the Doc-team funding programme, the Austrian Academy of Sciences puts together teams of 3 to 4 doctoral candidates from the humanities and the social and cultural sciences to develop interdisciplinary solutions to problems.

    Deadline 31.10.2022

  • Dissertation Completion Fellowship 2022/23

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

    Deadline 7.11.2022, 11 h

  • Horizon Europe | ERC Synergy Grants 2023

    The call is open to a group of two to maximum four Principal Investigators (PIs) – of which one will be designated as the corresponding PI (cPI) – working together and bringing different skills and resources to tackle ambitious research problems.

    Deadline 8.11.2022, 17 h

  • Horizon Europe | MSCA Doctoral Networks 2022

    MSCA Doctoral Networks will implement doctoral programmes, by partnerships of universities, research institutions and research infrastructures, businesses including SMEs, and other socio-economic actors from different countries across Europe and beyond.

    Deadline 15.11.2022, 17 h

  • ÖAW | Post-DocTrack

    The OeAW awards up to eight fellowships per year to holders of a doctorate or Ph.D. in the humanities and social and cultural sciences in order to assist in the transition to the post-doc phase.

    Deadline 15.11.2022

  • Femina Politica | Trans*Politics and Trans*Critiques of Cis- and Transnormative Political Orders

    The special issue 2/2023 will be edited by Zoe* Steinsberger and Gundula Ludwig. Abstracts should be one to two pages long.

    Call for Papers 30.11.2022

  • Learning-on-the-Job grant

    The Learning-on-the-Job scholarship offers dissertation supervisors the opportunity to apply for a scholarship for doctoral/Ph.D. candidates.

    Deadline 13.12.2022, 11 h

  • Open Call of the Academy | Scholarship Early Postdoc Applications 2023

    The Scholarship for Early Post Doc Applications aims to support early postdocs in the application for their initial postdoctoral research project. This scholarship enables the intensive preparation of a project proposal, which will be submitted with the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna as the home institution to funding agencies like FWF (ESPRIT funding program) or OeAW (APART GSK funding program) in the end. This call is open to all postdocs.

    25.1.2023, 11 h

  • Travel Allowances for doctoral resp. Ph.D. candidates at the Academy

    Regular students of all doctoral studies and the Ph.D.-in-Practice-Program of the Academy can apply for travel allowances for participations in international conferences as well as for the presentation of art projects.

    There is no submission deadline

  • Conference fees refund for Ph.D. Candidates of the Academy

    Due to Covid-19 the Center for Doctoral Studies supports regular doctoral students of the Academy in presenting dissertation/Ph.D. project results at digital conferences and symposia or in the presentation of art projects with a refund of conference fees.

    There is no submission deadline

  • Journal of Embodied Research | Open Call for Video Articles

    JER invites the submission of video articles on a rolling basis. These can focus on any topic related to embodied practice, embodied knowledge, or embodied research.

    Submissions accepted continuously

  • EU ERASMUS+ | Semester abroad

    Doctoral and Ph.D. candidates of the Academy of Fine Arts have the opportunity to spend a semester abroad at a partner university within the framework of Erasmus+.

    There is no submission deadline