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Foreign Language Services Allowances

Please note that the new guideline on foreign language service grants entered into effect on February 1, 2017.

WU academic staff members can apply for allowances for the following types of foreign language services:

Proofreading of

  • Articles in academic journals relevant to WU (WU Journal Rating, Department Journal Ratings, etc.)

  • Contributions to edited volumes

  • Applications for international research projects, e.g. EU and FWF Austrian Science Fund projects

Coaching for the presentation of

  • Foreign language papers at academic conferences

  • Invited guest lectures in foreign languages at universities

  • Hearings on applications for international research project funding

Non-eligible services:

  • Proofreading of monographs

  • Proofreading in the author’s native language

  • Foreign-language services used in connection with paid contract research

You can find more details, guidelines, and information on the application process in our  research funding database.