Research Services

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Services for researchers at WU

WU provides a number of services to help researchers obtain third-party funding for research projects, and to help PhD and post-doctoral researchers organize scholarships and financial aid for their habilitation or research projects.

WU Research Service Center

The services provided by the WU Research Service Center include:

  • Providing information on national and international funding programs, grants, scholarships, and awards

  • Individual consultation on funding opportunities

  • Support and assistance with application processes and project management

  • Regular information sessions

  • Planning and conducting research evaluation proceedings at WU

  • Research documentation (FIDES)

For any questions concerning research support, documentation, and evaluation at WU, please contact the Research Service Center team.

Link: https://www.wu.ac.at/en/the-university/organizational-structure/service-units/research-service-center/mission/

WU-FIDES (Research Database)

WU-FIDES is WU’s research information, documentation, and evaluation system. WU-FIDES uses data from WU’s internal databases and ERP systems (e.g. BACH and SAP)

  • WU-FIDES contains research-related data on:

  • Departments, (research) institutes, and groups

  • Individual researchers

  • Research projects (since 2000)

  • Project partners and sponsors

  • Academic output/publications

Link: https://bach.wu.ac.at/d/research/


In this Wiki you will find information on EU-funded projects, from proposal writing, to operational cycles, budgeting and reporting.

There are a variety of EU funding programmes available for researchers at the WU. This Wiki focusses mainly on Horizon 2020, the EU's funding programme for research and innovation. However, you will also find information on Erasmus+, COST, and other, smaller programmes, in the relevant sections of this Wiki.

Please note, however, that where not stated otherwise, the information applies to Horizon 2020. Where relevant, the Wiki also includes information of H2020’s predecessor programme, the Framework Programme 7 (FP7).

Link: swa.wu.ac.at/Serviceeinrichtungen/forschungsservice/EUWiki/SitePages/Homepage.aspx

WU-FFOED (Grants Database)

WU-FFOED is WU’s research grants database. It gives WU researchers access to relevant information on over 200 funding opportunities (project grants, awards, scholarships, mobility grants and scholarships, etc.).

Link: https://bach.wu.ac.at/d/grants/

Links for further information on research funding:

Mag. Karin LAGGER
Mag. Karin LAGGER

Project Manager