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

  1. Application documents:
    1. Tabular CV and list of publications
    2. Publisher’s notification of acceptance of the scholarly work submitted for the prize
    3. Abstract (1–2 pages) and expert reviews of the scholarly work
  2. Scholarly work (PDF)

Upload via online form


The completed documents are to be uploaded via the online form.

Fill in the online form and upload the documents as a total of 2 PDF files. Protected files will not be accepted.

The individual files may not exceed 10 MB.

Afterwards, you will receive a document that you will have to print and sign. Return a scan of the signed form in PDF format (single file) as an attachment to a reply to the received email (click reply button). IMPORTANT: The default subject and recipient must not be changed.


Upon receipt of your application, we will check that it is complete and meets the formal criteria and it will then be entered into the database of the Department of Fellowships and Awards.

Once the application has been checked for completeness, the applicant will receive confirmation by email.

At the request of the awarding committee or the reviewer, a printed copy of the scholarly work can be requested subsequently.


Research Areas

Value of the Award
4.000,-- Euro


Next Call: April 2, 2024