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  • Eligibility: students and young researchers of the University of Vienna  of all disciplines max . four years after completion of the bachelor's or master's program ( the age limit is extended by two years per child )
  • who have been admitted to a diploma/master’s/doctoral or PhD programme
  • the subject of diploma/ master’s/doctoral thesis has been approved (or has not been rejected) by the administrative body responsible for study matters (“Studienpräses”) or by the study programme director.

  • presentation of the doctoral thesis project at the faculty (PhD-Students)


A grant through the KWA program is not possible if you are employed by the uni: docs or the ÖAW-DOCs support program at the University of Vienna, as additional funding for travel expenses is awarded under this employment. There will be no KWA grants for study visits (for example, seminars / lectures / courses) that can be carried out under ERASMUS + mobility.


Mag. Stefanie Gruber

Short-term grants abroad (KWA)

International Office
Universitätsring 1
1010 Vienna

Tel.: +43 1-4277-18201

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