Internal university research funding
Below you will find information on the research grants and prizes regularly awarded by the University of Innsbruck.
External research funding
The Pre-Award service of the project.service.office will provide you with information on the various funding opportunities offered by external funding agencies (e.g. FWF, FFG, EU) and support you in selecting the appropriate funding programme and submitting your application.
- Excellence scholarships for doctoral colleges (DK)
A scholarship of a max. of 24 months is offered for doctoral students who belong to a DK.
- Best Student Paper Award
To promote outstanding scientific articles already published or accepted for publication in a recognised scientific journal.
- Bridging finance
Bridging funding for post-docs in special exceptional cases.
All grants by career level
The University of Innsbruck regularly announces research funding programmes, prizes and scholarships, especially for young researchers. Please select your career level to find suitable programmes and calls for applications.
Project service mailing list
The projekt.service.büro uses this list to provide information on current calls for proposals for research funding and relevant developments in the field of externally funded research. If you would like to receive regular information, please subscribe to the project service mailing list.
Start-up funding for coordinated EU projects
Researchers at the University of Innsbruck receive start-up funding to support the submission of coordinated Horizon Europe (HEU) or equivalent EU projects.
Bonuses for third-party funding
It is possible to apply for a bonus for competitively acquired third-party funding projects.
Mentoring for young female scientists
The Rectorate of the University of Innsbruck has launched a mentoring programme for young female scientists to promote the development of talented female scientists at the beginning of their careers.