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ESPRIT Career Advancement for Postdocs (all disciplines Austria)

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The ESPRIT Career Advancement for Postdocs from the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) supports postdoctoral researchers in all disciplines to pursue their postdoctoral training in Austria. Applicants must have completed their doctoral degree within the past 5 years. The fellowship provides up to 36 months of funding salary, including salary and project-specific costs of €15,000 per year. Applicants must have a mentor at an Austrian research institution at the time of application.

The main objectives of the ESPRIT program are:

  • Funding excellent, innovative research
  • Recruiting, retaining, and winning back outstanding researchers to strengthen Austria’s research institutions
  • Supporting outstanding women researchers
  • Career and skill development (development/establishment of an independent research profile)
  • Improving career prospects (boosting competitiveness through publications, collaborations, and increased visibility)

Applications are assessed continuously and applicants are encouraged to submit at any time. Note that application processing time takes on average 4 months.

This grant has rolling submissions. Submit applications at any time.

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