Scholarship for studying at your home university

Austrian cultural forum - Franz Werfel Scholarship

General information on this scholarship

Austrian cultural forum
Franz Werfel Scholarship

General Description

The Franz Werfel Grant is meant for young university teachers whose work focuses on Austrian Literature. The grant only offers both material support for up to 18 months and the following follow-up support: yearly invitation to a professionally relevant symposium, yearly endowment for the purchase of specialist literature on the occasion of this symposium, one-month research grant every three years, habilitation grant, publication allowance


The grant programme is open to international applicants who can work as visiting researchers at university departments and carry out specialist studies in libraries, archives or at research institutions. Applicants should focus their work on Austrian literature.

Application deadlines

The following deadlines apply: