Two Johann Wilhelm Ritter von Mannagetta Promotion Awards for Medicine are available for outstanding publications (original articles in peer-reviewed journals) in the field of medical research.

In 2023 Promotion Awards will be given for research in the field of geriatrics and gerontology and research to the causes and functional disorders of depression.

Submissions are invited form scientists who have received their doctorate/PhD within the last four years, undertook their doctoral research in an Austrian university or are working at an Austrian university or research institution at the time of application. 

Selction procedure

Prize winners are selected by an anwards committee appointed by the Austrian Academy of Sciences. The committee may also consult external experts.

Application documents (in English)

  • tabular CV including list of publications
  • letter of recommendation
  • abstract of the work submitted (max. 1 page, in German and English)
  • brief outline of the type and extent of the applicant´s contribution to the work submitted
  • a PDF file of the work submitted

Upload via online form

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

ONLINE FORM: next call in 2023

Fill in the ONLINE FORM and upload the application documents as a total of 2 PDF files.

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. publication submitted )

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.


Research Area

Value of Prize
4.000,- Euro


Deadline for Submissions
10 October 2023


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