Karl Schlögl Award


The Karl Schlögl Award is given for an outstanding doctoral thesis in the field of chemistry undertaken at an Austrian university and completed no more than two years before the date of submission.

Applicants do not have to hold Austrian citizenship.

Selection Process


Prize winners are decided by the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences of the OeAW at the recommendation of an awards committee which may also seek external reviews.

Application Documents


  • Tabular CV including list of publications
  • Abstract of doctoral thesis (German and English)
  • Examiners’ report on doctoral thesis
  • A copy of the doctoral thesis

Applications may be submitted in German or English.

ONLINE FORM (will be open again for the next call in 2020)

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

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