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Grants and Scholarships

Merit schol­ar­ship grants

As soon as a new call for ap­plic­a­tions is re­leased, the ap­plic­a­tion form will be avail­able here.

Need-­based schol­ar­ship grants

Mobil­ity grants for doc­toral/PhD can­did­ates

Mobil­ity grants for doc­toral/PhD can­did­atesare in­ten­ded to help cover travel ex­penses and en­cour­age mobil­ity. For mobil­ity schol­ar­ships, there is no set ap­plic­a­tion period - ap­plic­a­tions can be sub­mit­ted throughout the year, be­fore or after the stay abroad. To ap­ply, please sub­mit the com­pleted ap­plic­a­tion form and the ne­ces­sary doc­u­ments lis­ted in the guidelines to the Doc­toral Of­fice (Build­ing LC, 2nd floor, Study Ser­vice Center). The schol­ar­ship is awar­ded by the Vice-Rector, Aca­demic Pro­grams and Stu­dent Af­fairs, once a year (in the second week of Oc­to­ber).

Doc­toral sem­inars on a European level

Doc­toral sem­inars on a European level are offered by the European Doc­toral Pro­grammes As­so­ci­ation in Man­age­ment and Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion (EDAMBA), a net­work to fur­ther stu­dent ex­change and to pro­mote scien­ti­fic co­oper­a­tion between doc­toral stu­dents in the Eco­nomic and So­cial Sciences.

More in­form­a­tion on EDAMBA and its pro­grams and activ­it­ies

The European In­sti­tute for Ad­vanced Stud­ies in Man­age­ment (EI­ASM) is an­other in­ter­na­tional net­work for man­age­ment re­search and teach­ing. The In­sti­tute or­gan­ises con­fer­ences, sem­inars and work­shops and pro­motes in­ter­dis­cip­lin­ary re­search ini­ti­at­ives and the devel­op­ment and qual­ity of European doc­toral pro­grams.

Fur­ther in­form­a­tion on EI­ASM, its pro­jects and its mem­bers 

Re­search funds for WU's aca­demic staff

In­form­a­tionen about re­search funds for aca­demic staff of WU are avail­able in the re­search fund­ing data­baseht­tps://

Ex­ternal Fund­ing

In this sec­tion you will find a num­ber of schol­ar­ships, grants, prizes and awards offered by vari­ous found­a­tions, or­gan­iz­a­tions, min­is­tries and the like.

In ad­di­tion, we also re­com­mend the data­base - Aus­tria's largest on­line data­base for na­tional and in­ter­na­tional fund­ing op­por­tun­it­ies.

If you have que­sions about the ex­ternal fund­ing sources men­tioned in this sec­tion, please email us.

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