Welcome to the Research Support Life Sciences!

The Research Support of the Faculty of Life Sciences provides help and support for researchers of our faculty at any stage of project application and implementaton. In close cooperation with the funding agencies and with the central service units of the University of Vienna (Research Services & Career Development, Accounting & Finance, Human Resources & Gender Equality) we look forward to advise you in all project-specific issues.

You can find here selected funding opportunities (national and international) for your project idea, information on interesting events and training courses for acquiring third-party funds as well as research and funding-related news.




Please find here selected funding programmes for PhDs, Postdocs and Experienced Researchers

Support and Services

Here you can find all services for you project application and implementation


For Faculty members only: Budget calculation tools, basic information and other important documents for your project application

 Open Calls


Deadlines: 11 May 2023 (letter of intent)

28 Sep 2023 (full proposal)

Fellowships (3 years) for early postdocs...


Deadline: ongoing

For highly qualified postdocs from all disciplines at the beginning of their academic career who wish to carry out an independent...


Deadline: ongoing

Highly qualified female scientists and scholars of any discipline, who strive for an university career.




In its Board meeting on 21 November 2022, the FWF approved 2 projects by researchers from the Faculty of Life Sciences.


The digital ilab program provides technical and entrepreneurial training to create digital tech ventures.


Since 2019, the FWF has been gradually switching the administration of its funding programs to the new PROFI mode. In March 2023, the FWF will now...



16 Feb 2023, 10:00-12:00

Registration necessary (deadline 14 Feb 2023)



1 Feb 2023, 16:30-18:00

Online, registration needed

ERC panel member and former grantee share their experience with applicants



26 Jan 2023, 10:00 - 11:00

Registrierung erforderlich