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In the course of the Hochschulraumstrukturmittel project (project for the structural funding of the Higher Education Area) "Center for Doctoral Studies", two new grants can be offered to doctoral and PhD candidates enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna or the University of Art and Design Linz: the Dissertation Completion Fellowship and the Travel Allowances. Both grants are advertised for the first time in fall 2014 for the academic year 2014/15.


Travel Allowances for PhD-Candidates

Funding Criteria

  • Travel allowances can subsidize travel costs for participations in international conferences, congresses or symposia, if the submitted and accepted presentation is linked to the dissertation or the PhD-project.
  • Travel allowances can subsidize travel costs for realizations of art projects (in situ, art in architecture, etc.), which are directly linked to the dissertation or the PhD-project or presentations in the context of exhibitions, which are directly linked to the dissertation or the PhD-project.

Regular students of all doctoral studies and the PhD in Practice-Program of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna can apply for the allowances.

Deadline: Applications are possible throughout the year, but have to be submitted at least three weeks before (!!!) the start of the journey.

Please read the call attentively; you find all the necessary information in there!

Call
Application Form


Dissertation Completion Fellowship


The Dissertation Completion Fellowship aims to support doctoral candidates in the finalization process of their doctoral theses or their PhD-projects, respectively. Eight fellowships for six months each can be awarded. The amount of the fellowship is EUR 1.000,-- per month.

Regular students of all doctoral studies and the PhD in Practice-Program of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna or of the University of Art and Design Linz can apply for the fellowship.

Deadline: 31st October, 2014
For further information please check the call!

Call
Application Form

The next call will be in autumn 2015.


We cordially congratulate the holders of the Dissertation Completion Fellowship of 2014/15!

You can find detailed information on the eight fellows and on their exciting projects here.

Thanks to the jury:
Art University Linz: Karin Harrasser, André Zogholy
Academy of Fine Arts Vienna: Anette Baldauf, Sabeth Buchmann, Elke Gaugele, Manfred Schreiner, Ruby Sircar
Jury chair: Andrea Braidt
Minutes: Veronika Schwediauer