Reseach Support

Project support at the University of Innsbruck

The Italien-Zentrum supports research and teaching initiatives on topics related to Italy proposed by the scientific staff of the University of Innsbruck.

In general, the Centre assumes travel and accommodation expenses of Italian spokespersons and researchers who have been invited to the University of Innsbruck to lead conferences. It also promotes larger projects, by creating collaboration opportunities between the University and their Italian guests and offers organisational support.

Funding for junior researchers


Tranche 2023/2024

In order to promote virtual and physical research exchange within Italy and Austria, the Italien-Zentrum of the University of Innsbruck offers funding for junior postgraduate researchers at the University of Innsbruck. The funding can be used to:

  • initiate contact with scholars and develop research projects in cooperation with international higher education institutions and other research institutes (with at least one Italian university or research institute);
  • conduct short research periods at universities and other Italian institutes with a close research focus (such as libraries, archives, research centres etc.);
  • use digital scientific sources with fee-based access of Italian universities and other Italian institutions (e.g. archives, museums);
  • participate in virtual or physical conferences and congresses in Italy by presenting their own research project.

Funding is granted only after written confirmation by the Italien-Zentrum. There is no legal entitlement to the granting of funding.

Deadline: Applications can be submitted by e-mail until 16.06.2023.


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