Moritz Csáky Fellowship


Applications for the  Moritz Csáky Fellowship are invited from scholars (Mag./M.A., post-doc) from Eastern, East Central and Southeastern Europe (the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia) under 40 who are conducting research in a field within the humanities, cultural studies or the social sciences and seek a research stay in Austria.

Self-nominations only.

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
  • List of publications of the last 5 years
  • Letter of recommendation from a scholar from the candidate’s home country
  • Brief exposé of the research project and reasons for a stay in Austria, including bibliography (3–5 pages)

Applications may be submitted in German or English.

Online Form (will be available again for the next call)

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

Fill in the online form and upload the documents in one PDF file.

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

The individual file may not exceed 3 MB. The file is to be given the following name:

Application_Surname.pdf  (i.e. application documents)

Please send this documentation in hard copy by post to the following address:

Department of Fellowships and Awards
Austrian Academy of Sciences
Postgasse 7-9
1010 Wien