Johann Wilhelm Ritter von Mannagetta Award for the History of Medicine

In 2020, the Johann Wilhelm Ritter von Mannagetta Award for the History of Medicine is given for outstanding research on the practice of medicine in the 16th to 19th century.

Submission are invited from scientists aged 45 and under (allowances are made for paternal leave) who are working at an Austrian university or research institution at the time of application.

Selection procedure

The winner is selected by an awards committee appointed by the Austrian Academy of Sciences. The committee may also consult external experts.

Application documents

  • tabular CV including list of publications
  • abstracts of the publications submitted (max. 1 page each, German and English)
  • a brief outline of the type and extent of the applicant´s contribution to the selected publications
  • a selection of a maximum of 3 publications submitted for the award, as PFS

Applications may be submitted in German or English.


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 4 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. publication1 submitted as PDF file) 

Publication2_Surname.pdf  (i.e. publication2 submitted as PDF file) 

Publication3_Surname.pdf  (i.e. publication3 submitted as PDF file) 

Please send the application documents, the submitted publications and the completed and signed online form by post to the following address:

Stipendien und Preise
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Vordere Zollamtsstraße 3
1030 Wien