Applications for the Anniversary Prize of the Böhlau Verlag Vienna are invited from scholars under 40 holding Austrian citizenship who have produced a scholarly work in the field of the historical disciplines – defined broadly – which has been published or has been accepted for publication by a publishing house.

Selection Process

Prize winners are decided by the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences at the recommendation of an awards committee which can also seek external reviews.

Application Documents

  • Tabular CV and list of publications
  • Publisher’s notification of acceptance of the scholarly work submitted for the prize
  • Abstract (1–2 pages) and expert reviews of the scholarly work
  • A copy of the scholarly work submitted


The completed documents are to be uploaded via the online form and sent by post.

Fill in the online form and upload the documents as a total of 2 PDF files.

It is not necessary to supply signatures in the electronic versions. Protected files will not be accepted.

The individual files may not exceed 10 MB. The files are to be given the following names:

Application_Surname.pdf  (i.e. application documents)

Publication1_Surname.pdf  (i.e. scholarly work submitted) 

Please send the application documents, a copy of the scolarly work submitted and the completed and signed online form by post to the following address:

Department of Fellowships and Awards
Austrian Academy of Sciences
Vordere Zollamtsstraße 3
1030 Wien