The Austrian Academy of Sciences has established a doctoral fellowship programme for teams from the Humanities, Cultural Studies and Social Sciences to enable young, excellent doctoral candidates from the humanities, cultural studies and social sciences to carry out their dissertation project within a definable period of time by cooperating on a research project across discipline boundaries in teams of 3-4 members. The financement available amounts to up to 35000 euro a year before tax, plus an additional yearly grant of 4000 euro for travel expenses; it can be received for a period of 36 months.
This fellowship is open to doctoral students working in the fields of Humanities, Cultural Studies and Social Sciences who meet the requirements for starting a doctoral programme at a university. Applicants who are not enrolled at an Austrian university must be Austrian citizens. Candidates which completed their Diplom or Master´s degree more than four years ago are required to be 30 years old or younger.