Support and Services

The Faculty's Third Party Funding Services offer support in the following areas:

- Advice and support in the preparation of, and application for, projects

- Support with calculating project costs

- An interface for other university services (e.g. the university's central research services, finance and controlling, human relations and gender equality, etc.)

- Informative events about various grant programmes of our research areas


FWF switches Stand-Alone Projects (renamed "Principal Investigator Projects") to PROFI

The application guidelines have been adapted slightly as well, particularly with regard to formal aspects. Guidelines and further information here.


Updated Standard Personnel Costs Online

Following the new collective agreement with the universities, the FWF has updated their personnel costs and salaries for project applications. The new costs will apply retroactively as of February 1, 2023. Already active contracts will be automatically adapted according to the current agreements.

Further information on current personnel costs can be found here:

Standard Personnel Costs and Salaries for FWF Project Proposals

Please note that valorisation is now added to the personnel costs in ELANE!

Where to submit project applications?

Faculty's Third-Party Funding Service

  • § 26 Projects
  • § 27 Projects with funding (for the University of Vienna) less than € 100.000,--

Research Services and Career Development

  • § 27 Projects with funding (for the University of Vienna) of more than € 100.000,--

International Office

  • Higher Education projects (ERASMUS+)
  • OeAD (except Scientific & Technological Cooperation programme)
  • APPEAR etc.

Funding options

§ 26 Funding Options


§ 27 Funding Options

  • projects (research & higher education) set up in the name of the University of Vienna ( FFG, WWTF, EU, OeAD, ÖAW, Fritz Thyssen foundation, Volkswagen Foundation etc.)

How to submit applications at our faculty

Project submission at our faculty

Step-by-Step Guide

  • Step 1: Send your project application to
  • Step 2: Examination of the application: budget calculation, completeness of the documents, required signature(s)
  • Step 3: Approval of the final application by head of department (signature on the application form or approval by email)
  • Step 4: the signed final version of the application is forwared to the faculty's third-party funding service
  • Step 5: notification when the completed application with the dean's signature is ready for pick-up


More information and helpful tools are provided in an internal area for members of the faculty [German only]

What to do after application

Feedback to the faculty

For documentation in u:cris

  • In case of acceptance: please forward grant contract to the faculty
  • In case of rejection: please communicate date of rejection

Internal area

Please log-in with your personal User-ID.

Here you can find further information about calls, budget calculation, overhead guidelines and much else [German only]