Research Grants for Graduates (doctoral candidates)
financed by the Federal Ministry for Science and Research bmwf

With this call doctoral students of all doctoral programmes and the PhD-in-Practice programme of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna who will finish their doctoral studies within the academic year 2013/14 (i.e. until September 2014) can apply for a research grant.

The grants are given in the form of one-time payments; the ministry allows the Academy to distribute a sum total of 5.200 Euro. The Vice-Rector for Art | Research decides upon the grants (number of grants and volume of each grant) on the basis of a jury recommendation.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Necessary documents for application:

The complete application must be sent via e-mail to Michaela Glanz <> by Monday, November 25, 2013 (ideally as one pdf-document).

In case of a grant award the money will be transferred at the beginning of the year 2014. By the end of the academic year 2013/14 (i.e. by September 30, 2014) a final report must be sent to the Vice-Rectorate of Art | Research in paper and e-mail.

According to the general framework directive of the Federal Ministry of Science and Research (bmwf) the advancement of female early stage researchers is to be considered a priority. 40% of the money granted to the Academy is to be awarded to women.