Funding for PostDocs

On this page you can find a list of possible funding opportunities for PostDocs.

NB! This is not an exhaustive list. If you find an important funding opportunity missing, please contact 

For more information about funding and links to open calls, click here.

*Funding for female scientists.

Funding opportunitiesFunderType of funding
PostDoc positions in the framework of Quantum Flagship

Quantum Flagship

Grants & Fellowships
Award of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber


Awards Granted by the ÖPG


Bank Austria Research Award


Best Paper Award


Doc.Awards UNIVIEAwards
EPS Early Career PrizesEPS Awards
Science Park Graz Ideenwettbewerb Sience Park GrazAwards
*L'Oréal Austria ÖAWGrants & Fellowships
Mobility Fellowships - Chicago, Jerusalem, Kyoto, Beijing and ShanghaiUNIVIEMobility grants & fellowships
Peer-reviewed  publications FWFPublication grants
Printing costs subsidy ÖFGPublication grants
Publication grants for Open-Access-Publication UNIVIEPublication grants
Stand-alone publications FWFPublication grants
Translation and foreign-language editing of stand-alone publications FWFPublication grants
Hans and Walter Thirring Award ÖAWAwards
The Ignaz L. Lieben Award ÖAWAwards
*Marie Jahoda GrantUNIVIEGrants & Fellowships
*REWIRE UNIVIEGrants & Fellowships
Bilateral Exchange of AcademicsDAADMobility grants & fellowships
Erwin Schrödinger fellowships including a return phase FWFMobility grants & fellowships
Feodor Lynen Research FellowshipHumboldt FoundationMobility grants & fellowships
Fulbright Scholarship for scientists FulbrightMobility grants & fellowships
Fulbright Schuman Program FulbrightMobility grants & fellowships
Lise Meitner Programme FWFMobility grants & fellowships
Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions EU-H2020Mobility grants & fellowships
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual FellowshipsEUMobility grants & fellowships
MAX KADE  USA scholarships of the Max Kade foundationÖAWMobility grants & fellowships
Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience (PRIME)DAADMobility grants & fellowships
Programmes for scientists who want to do research in Germany Humboldt FoundationMobility grants & fellowships
ROM Scholarships granted by the Federal Ministry for Science and Research for research at the Austrian Cultural Forum in RomeÖAWMobility grants & fellowships
Transnational funding activities FWFMobility grants & fellowships
Initiation of International CollaborationDFGMobility grants & fellowships
Anniversary Fund of the Austrian National Bank OeNBProject-related funding
*Elise Richter Programme FWFProject-related funding
Emmy Noether ProgrammeDFGProject-related funding
ERC Starting Grant EUProject-related funding
FWF-Stand-alone Projects FWFProject-related funding
*Hertha Firnberg Programme career development programme for female scientists FWFProject-related funding
Individual Research Grants (DE)DFGProject-related funding
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships (MSCA-IF) EU-H2020Project-related funding
START Programme FWFProject-related funding
Walter Benjamin ProgrammeDFGProject-related funding
Young Independent Researcher Groups: a Postdoc-Programme for Innovative, Interdisciplinary TeamsFWFProject-related funding