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icon Computer science

Open to all female nationals

icon  Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)

icon 20 Aug 2017

icon Partial Funding, tuition fee waiver and EUR 6000 annually

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TU Wien is offering Helmut Veith Stipend, 2017 in honor of Helmut Veith’s efforts to excellent female students in Computer Science.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Outstanding female students in the field of Computer Science who are pursuing or planning to pursue a master’s program in Computer Science at TU Wien are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants of Helmut Veith Stipend, 2017 are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Mathematics or an equivalent degree.
  • Applicants should possess great knowledge in one of the research areas of Helmut Veith:
    • Computer Security
    • Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
    • Logic in Computer Science
    • Complexity Theory
    • Formal Methods and Verification
  • The stipend will be awarded to those who obtained an unconditional offer to the master’s program at the University.
  • Candidates applying for Helmut Veith Stipend, 2017 should be proficient in English.
  • Recipients should be residing in Austria during term time while temporary interruptions/exceptions are subject to approval.
  • Recipients must maintain at least 25 ECTS credits per term on average from the beginning of their master’s degree and obtain a grade average of at most 1.5.

Documents required:

  • CV
  • Diplomas and/or Certificates
  • Motivation Letter explaining the reasons why they want to study in the program Logic and Computation, why funding is necessary, and with which groups of the faculty they would be interested in working with during their thesis and why
  • Cover Letter mentioning the type of funding they’re applying for, and all other information relevant
  • Transcripts of university examinations
  • Copy of passport
  • a preliminary certificate with the expected graduation date and type of the degree from the University (if the final academic certificate is not yet obtained)
  • Contact details of two referees
  • English language certificate (TOEFL or similar)

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Applications are invited for Vienna Doctoral School in Physics open calls for PhD Scholarships in various different research groups working in experimental, theoretical or computational physics. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

The aim of the scholarship is to provide financial help to international students.

The University of Vienna was founded by Duke Rudolph IV in 1365. It is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Central Europe.

Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue PhD program.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in various different research groups working in experimental, theoretical or computational physics. For the currently open call we advertise for open positions with the following professors/research groups:

  • Markus Arndt -Quantum Nanophysics.
  • Christoph Dellago -Computational Statistical Mechanics
  • Jani Kotakoski -Disorder in Materials. More info on the open position.
  • Christos Likos -Soft Matter Theory and Simulation
  • Thomas Pichler -Low Dimensional Quantum Solids
  • Bernadett Weinzierl -Aerosol Physics and Environmental Physics
  • Paul Winkler -Aerosol Nanoparticle Formation

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Austria

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Admission to the VDS program is a three-stage process:

Online application

Candidates are invited to provide their application documents via the online submission system.

They are requested to inform their academic advisors that these need to upload their recommendations via this link. These recommendations will be treated confidentially and they will not be shared with the applicants.

All candidates will be notified of the decision of the pre-selection committee.

Feel free to send us your application after the above-mentioned deadline but please be aware that your candidacy will not be considered until the next open call.

Hearing in Vienna

Short-listed candidates will be invited to a two-day hearing in Vienna. The candidates will be asked to give short presentations and to participate in interviews with the selection committee. The candidates will have the opportunity to visit the VDS Physics research groups, inform themselves about the research projects, meet their potential supervisors and fellow students.

Selection in this second stage is based on academic achievements, scientific promise and research personality as well as the commitment to actively contribute to the community building goals of the VDS. The University of Vienna is an equal opportunity employer. Doctoral candidates will be considered independent of gender, race, religion or nationality.
The short-listed candidates will be notified of the final decision of the selection committee shortly after the hearing and can start their PhD any time of the year, upon agreement with their supervisor.
Acceptance to the Doctoral school of Physics terminates after about one year unless it is extended by step 3.

Faculty-open presentation of the research project

All doctoral students at the University of Vienna must present their research project in front of the faculty, before the end of the first year of their PhD studies.

There are two such presentation days, one each around the end of the winter and the summer term. Upon successful acceptance at this 3rd stage VDS students become full members in the VDS program and will be listed as doctoral fellows of the University of Vienna to visibly recognize that they have passed the same competitive selection procedure.

Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Austria Scholarships

How to Apply: Candidates are invited to provide their application documents via the online submission system.

They are requested to inform their academic advisors that these need to upload their recommendations via this link. These recommendations will be treated confidentially and they will not be shared with the applicants.

All candidates will be notified of the decision of the pre-selection committee.

Feel free to send us your application after the above-mentioned deadline but please be aware that your candidacy will not be considered until the next open call.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is July 7, 2017.

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icon Any discipline

Open to all nationals

icon  International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

icon 01 Oct 2017

icon Partial Funding,

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Postdoctoral Research At IIASA, 2017 composes of fully funded research positions of up to 2 years duration in the research topics related to IIASA.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants of Postdoctoral Research At IIASA, 2017 must hold a Ph.D. at the time of application.
  • Candidates are expected to have a proven record of research accomplishments.
  • Applicants are required to be proficient in English.
  • Candidates who are nationals of countries where IIASA has a National Member Organization will be given preference.
  • Applicants who have held a doctoral degree for less than five years at the application deadline are also considered for Postdoctoral Research At IIASA, 2017.
  • Applicants are required to be present at IIASA during the duration of the fellowship.

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The Diplomatic Academy of Vienna is offering scholarships on the basis of academic excellence and financial need. Scholarships are open to students of all nationalities for pursuing Master of Advanced International Studies (MAIS) programme.

The MAIS programme is a two-year academic programme which centres on the advanced study of politics and international relations, international economics, history, and international and European law.

The Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, or simply DA is a postgraduate professional school based in Vienna, Austria, with focused training for students and professionals in the areas of international affairs, political science, law, languages, history, and economics.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Master of Advanced International Studies (MAIS) programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the fields of political science, international relations, economics and international economic relations, contemporary history, as well as international and European law.

Scholarship Award: The amount granted in scholarships and tuition waivers varies, but most are in the region of 50% of the tuition fee. Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis.

Number of Scholarships: Financial assistance in the form of student loans and scholarships is available to specific target groups, depending on the number of sponsorships received. Additionally, there is a limited number of partial tuition waivers granted by the DA to students of all nationalities based solely on academic performance.

Scholarship can be taken in Austria

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for admission to the MAIS programme candidates must have:

  • A university degree in any discipline (minimum 180 ECTS)
  • An excellent command of English

Nationality: Students of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Those candidates whose mother tongue is not English must furnish evidence of their competence in English in the form of:

  • A first degree in English
  • Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) – grade: A
  • IELTS (academic module with a minimum grade of 7.0)
  • TOEFL (minimum marks of 627 points in the paper test, 263 points in the computer test, or 106 points in the Internet test); DA institutional code (aka DI code) = 7730

How to Apply: In order to apply for a scholarship, applicants should submit the filled in and hand-signed scholarship form together with the required application documents.

  • Register
  • Fill in the online application form and upload CV. The document size of CV must not exceed 1 MB.
  • Post copies of the following to the DA Registrar’s Office (the documents should reach the Registrar by 15 January or 1 March 2018 at the latest):
  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • Proof of competence in English (please check the requirements and the list of accepted certificates under the tag “admission”)
  • University/college diploma (Candidates who have not yet finished their university/college studies at the time of application may submit their diploma by 31 July 2018. In case the applicant does not fulfil this requirement, the provisionally reserved study place is forfeited.)
  • Transcript of grades
  • Copy of passport
  • Photo (passport sized)
  • Two academic recommendation letters. These must be submitted by the referees to the candidate in a sealed envelope or submitted by the referees directly to our registrar by postal mail.
  • If students are applying for a scholarship, you are required to mail the duly completed and signed (no electronic signatures) scholarship form.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadlines: January 15 (early decision) and March 1, 2018 (regular decision)

Scholarship Link

The fundamental objectives of the START programme is the promotion of young scientists with at least 2 and at most 8 years of postdoc experience and have produced scientific work of high class international standards. Cutting edge research is the outcome of teamwork by eminent scholars determined to give something novel for the society. The Programme is aimed to target highly qualified scholars of any discipline.

There are no quotas regulating the distribution of awards between subject areas. The START programme is one of the most cordially supported research programmes for individual researches working in Austria. As such, it attracts considerable media attention and thus contributes significantly to the understanding and acceptance of scientific research by society.

Target group

Exceptionally young researchers of any discipline with 2 or more yrs research experience as Postdoctoral study


Successful applicants should be given the long-term and broad financial security to plan their research work & to develop their own research groups thereby qualifying themselves for senior positions (especially as university professors within Austria or abroad).

Essential Qualifications:

Applicants must have:

  • Completed doctoral degree (no less than 2 years & no longer than 8 years)
  • Extensions to this time duration may be permitted in case of eligible career breaks (see guidelines).
  • Outstanding research proposal & excellent international track record
  • Scientific independence must be proven,
  • It is preferable that applicant have finished a research reside abroad of at least 1 year


Six years, an interim review after three years decides on continuation

Subject Area

Any Disciplines

Application Process:

  • One-page academic abstract in English
  • Academic abstract in English
  • Research abstracts containing the following information: project title; content of research project; hypotheses; methods
  • an explanation indicating what is new and/or special about the project.
  • Letter of recommendation from the Host research institution
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
Fellowship Level Post-doc Research
Country Austria
Subject areas All
Fellowship amount EUR 200.000 per annum
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline mid-September 2017


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Vienna waits for You!

International PhD Program in Vienna, Austria,
opens call for up to 13 PhD-student positions

The Medical and Veterinary Universities of Vienna
are looking for highly-motivated and talented students with a passion for science, who wish to work towards a PhD in the fields of

Molecular, Cellular and Clinical Allergology, MCCA

You want to:

  • Work on top-notch scientific projects in either molecular, cellular or clinical allergology
  • Become embedded in an international research community
  • Profit from a multilayer mentoring environment
  • Benefit from a well-structured 3-track training program
  • Go on ‘stays abroad’ to learn new methods and techniques
  • Have the possibility to obtain complementary skills
  • Receive competitive salary and funding for at least 3 years
  • Enjoy the multicultural spirit, culture and hospitality of Vienna, a city in the heart of Europe

The MCCA PhD Program is organized by the Medical (MUV) and Veterinary (VUV) Universities of Vienna and receives its funding through the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). MCCA’s Faculty Members are internationally renowned experts in their fields and have strong and active ties to the world-wide research community. You will be able to benefit from that background. In addition, you will also be able take advantage of face-to-face contact with international speakers hosted by the MCCA lecturing program, the MCCA symposia and the MCCA retreats. These possibilities together with the opportunity to visit on a regular basis also international scientific meetings and conferences will guarantee that you can build-up and grow your own scientific career.


  • MSc, MD, Diploma or an equivalent degree in Biology, Biomedicine, Chemistry or related sciences to be obtained at the latest by September 30, 2017
  • Excellent English language skills and the ambition to work in a dynamic international program
  • You are willing and able to start your PhD-studies from October 1, 2017 onwards

For more details regarding eligibility criteria and application procedure please refer to our web-site:
or contact in case of questions
Application deadline for this call: April 19, 2017


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Medical University of Vienna and the Veterinary University of Vienna are announces the admission to the PhD Program Molecular, Cellular and Clinical Allergology, MCCA.

Selected candidate will be admitted to the MCCA program on the basis of excellence and dedication for science as documented by their application files and the personal interview on-site (for short-listed applicants).

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicant must hold a MSc or equivalent university degree (final degree) in a subject-relevant or -related diploma study like Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Medicine or a related discipline at the time of enrollment and fulfill the admission criteria for PhD-students of the MUV as documented by transcript and degree certificate.
  • Applicant must have fluency in English (written and spoken) and to be documented by TOEFL test, GRE test, or similar. The knowledge of the German language is not required; however, interested international students will be offered opportunities to take German language courses
  • Applicant must not be older than 26-28 years of age


  • Motivation letter explaining the commitment to science
  • Detailed CV including scholarships, prizes, awards and high school degree transcripts
  • synopses of diploma- and bachelor-theses
  • 2-3 letters of recommendation
  • Applicant must have strong communication skills as well as the ability and the ambition to work in a team in an international environment
  • Applicant must be willing to work on a flexible time schedule if required by the project
  • Applicant must express strong interest for 2-3 projects (Faculty members) they would like to work on (with).
  • Applications to be sent to:

MCCA PhD Program

att Mag. Metka Luckmann-Wagner

Institute of Immunology

Medical University of Vienna

Lazarettgasse 19

1090 Vienna, AUSTRIA

T: +43 1 40160 33263


————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Medical University of Vienna
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Austria
Subject areas Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Medicine
Fellowship amount Financial help is provided
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline April 19, 2017


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The Vienna School of International Studies invites applications for the appointment of a Postdoctoral Fellow in International Studies. Geared towards promoting the professional development of the appointee, selected candidate will focus on its own research and do a limited amount of graduate teaching.

Duration: 2 years

Starting date: 25 September 2017

Fellowship value:

  • yearly salary (before taxes and social security contribution) between EUR 33.000 and 39.000 (depending on seniority and experience)


  • Applicant must hold or expected to hold PhD degree in a relevant discipline Economics, History, Law, or Political Science.
  • Applicant must essentially demonstrate record of research achievement at the international level, a strong agenda for future research and previous teaching experience, preferably at graduate level.


  • Apply online
  • CV
  • Research agenda (5-10 pages)
  • Teaching documentation (e.g. syllabi of courses taught, student evaluation of courses taught, statement on teaching philosophy, etc) may be sent to us by e-mail ( or mail (Dr Elisabeth Hofer, Vienna School of International Studies, Favoritenstrasse 15a, 1040 Vienna, Austria).
  • 3 letters of recommendation (e-mailed directly by your referees/dossier service, or mailed in a sealed envelope).
—————-Quick Overview————-
Organization Vienna School of International Studies
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Austria
Subject areas Economics, History, Law, Political Science
Fellowship amount between EUR 33.000 and 39.000
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 16 April 2017

More information about the position

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