This award is patronized by Bank Austria. The “Bank Austria Award” is presented to research projects especially worthy of promotion. The goal is to encourage science and research at the University of Vienna. Dissertations and research projects of high actuality and innovation will be decorated. There is a need for practical relevance. The price is tendered in yearly rotation to one academic faculty. Currently the following faculties are considered: law, economics and informatics. The main price is 5.000€. The second price is 2.500€.
Students have to enrolled in one of the following academic disciplines: law, economic and informatics at the University of Vienna. The research project must not be older than 12 months.