Dissertation Award for Research on Migration

The award is granted to students who are pursuing a doctorate or a PhD at an Austrian university and whose doctoral thesis deals with flight and migration, the integration of migrants or the changes in societies because of migration. Dissertation projects in the areas of social sciences, humanities and law may be submitted.
Applicants do not have to be Austrian citizens.

Selection  Process
The prize winner is chosen by a committee composed of members of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and representatives of Austrian universities, who are supported by international reviewers.
In autumn, the recipient is honored in an award ceremony at the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

The award amounts to EUR 3.700,-

Deadline for submissions
: no call in 2017

Documents required for submission:

  1. Online application form
  2. CV (tabular form) 
  3. Proposal of the dissertation project (3000 – 5000 words, incl. list of references)
  4. Abstract of the thesis (300 – 500 words)
  5. Letter of reference by the supervisor of  the doctoral thesis

Applications may be submitted in German or English.

Please send all documents by email (application@oeaw.ac.at) and two print versions (only one print version of the doctoral thesis) by regular mail to the following address:

Austrian Academy of Sciences
Awards and Fellowships
Postgasse 7-9
1010 Wien
E-Mail: stipref@oeaw.ac.at