1669 Travel and research grants for Doctoral Colleges

One of the aims of the Förderkreis 1669 is to support young researchers. In line with this guiding principle, scientists who are members of Doctoral colleges at the University of Innsbruck are supported during research stays abroad.

The aim of this funding programme is to enable young academics to carry out a research project at a university of their choice abroad, whereby high academic quality and originality of the research project are decisive selection criteria.

The research stays are funded with a grant of up to 5,000 euros .

Applications can be submitted on an ongoing basis.

Doctoral students who are members of a doctoral colleges of the University of Innsbruck and who are enrolled as regular students at the University of Innsbruck and registered for continuation are eligible to apply.

Students must not be employed by the University of Innsbruck.

Students who are employees of the University can apply to the faculty for travel expenses.

Please note that formal fulfilment of all application requirements does not imply a legal entitlement to financial support.

Grants are awarded for research stays worldwide, including for research, archive work, field research and scientific collections. In addition, the funding of conference participation is intended to support excellent young researchers in building relationships in the scientific community and discussing their research findings with an expert audience.

Please have the application entered into the project database by the responsible project database officer at your institute and upload all documents individually as .pdf files. Send the project database number as an application by e-mail to forschungsfoerderung@uibk.ac.at

Documents to be submitted

  1. Application form download
  2. Project description incl. timetable and budget (max. 10 pages) - reference to further funding must be stated in the budget plan
  3. Proof of acceptance at the host institution (confirmation of supervision) or confirmation of acceptance of the lecture/presentation or confirmation of participation in the scientific event
  4. Letter of recommendation from your dissertation supervisor in which the research project is endorsed
  5. Curriculum vitae incl. list of publications with presentations/talks and poster presentations
  6. Study sheet and confirmation of study periods (please only 1 sheet) LFU:online

The applications must be submitted before the start of the research stay; applications submitted later cannot be considered. Applications will be processed depending on the availability of funds.

Please send a short final report no later than 2 months after the end of your research trip or conference visit to forschungsfoerderung@uibk.ac.at.

The German version prevails over the English one in case of deviations.

Enquiries & advice

Provided by

Research funding and mentoring

MMag. Dr Gundula Maria Schwinghammer

+43 512 507 34417

Karl-Schönherr-Straße 3
A-6020 Innsbruck

Office hours
Monday - Thursday: 9 am - 4 pm
Appointments outside office hours by arrangement

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