University of Innsbruck

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In order to promote interest in an academic career already at the beginning of undergraduate studies and to provide barrier-free access to professional perspectives for students with disabilities, the University of Innsbruck offers an inclusive support program for students.

For this purpose, the University of Innsbruck invites interested beneficially disabled students to announce their interest in employment by forwarding the data sheet and related documents. After a positive response from the faculty concerned, the student will be employed as a student assistant for a limited period of 6 months with the possibility of an extension to a maximum of 4 years if the need continues, the requirements are met and the performance is positively evaluated. The employment volume is between 4 and 10 hours per week, depending on the preferences / possibilities of the respective faculty and the applicant. The salary is in salary group C according to the collective agreement of the universities and is valid from 01.02.2023 at an employment level of 4 hours per week 238,- Euro gross per month (14 times) and increases accordingly with higher employment levels.

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The Heinrich Graf Hardegg'sche Foundation supports scientific work in the field of economics.

The criteria for funding are

  • a research topic relevant to economics
  • a scientific level comparable to publications in international, peer-reviewed, relevant scientific journals.

Research projects are awarded only to natural persons; the commissioning of a scientific work in the field of economics is subject to the following conditions:

  • completed doctoral studies or admission to doctoral studies in the field of economics
  • unblemished record

Applicants acknowledge that the Foundation is entitled to the rights of use of the scientific work and that these rights are to be transferred to the Foundation.

Project applications with the usual documents (description of the project, curriculum vitae, statement of costs if applicable) should be sent by November 30 of this year to:

O. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Manfred Nermuth
Institute of Economics
University of Vienna
Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1
A-1090 Vienna


Are you writing a thesis on the South Tyrolean economy? Then the "Bachelor's and Master's theses on the South Tyrolean economy" competition is just right for you!

The WIFO - Institute for Economic Research of the Bolzano Chamber of Commerce supports students who are writing a Bachelor's or Master's thesis on the South Tyrolean economy. The three best research concepts (exposés) will be rewarded with 1,500 euros.

Application deadlines for the next editions: 

  • Winter semester 2023/24: from December 1, 2023 to January 31, 2024
  • Summer semester 2024: from April 15, 2024 to June 16, 2024

The documents can be submitted in German, Italian or English. However, the thesis must not have been completed at the time of application.

For more information please click here

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