DSHCS Publication Grant (Copyrights)

Die Vienna Doctoral School of Historical and Cultural Studies (DSHCS) promotes the international visibility of the research of its fellows. The DSHCS offers grants to fund copyrights for images in publications of DSHCS fellows in peer-reviewed journals and volumes which are relevant for their dissertation projects. The grant amounts to 200 Euros per publication.

Aim

Promotion of the international visibility of the research of DSHCS fellows through publication grants to fund copyrights for images in publications in peer-reviewed journals and volumes.

Candidates

Fellows of the DSHCS without sufficient funding by third-party funds who have successfully passed the FÖP, who participate in the DSHCS's activities (e.g. regular attendance at one of the colloquia), and who seek to present first results of their research to the international academic community.

Amount

Max. 200 Euro; reimbursement after the presentation of the original invoice.

Application 

On a rolling basis via email to dshcs.hkw@univie.ac.at; Decisions will be made three times a year (October 31, March 31, June 30) and the applicant will be notified four to six weeks later. Required documents (as one pdf-file):

  • Completed and signed application form
  • Abstract of the manuscript including a statement about the manuscript’s and images’ relevance for the dissertation and a statement about the choice of journal/volume (max. 3 pages)
  • Curriculum vitae with details about previous academic achievements (e.g. publications, awards, or conference participation), and employments

Additionally, a letter of recommendation by the applicant’s supervisor is required. It should refer to the manuscript’s and images’ relevance for the dissertation project and to its quality regarding complexity of argumentation, quality of method, relevance for the discipline. Together with a confirmation that there is no funding from other sources (third-party and institute funds) the letter should be sent directly to dshcs.hkw@univie.ac.at.

For further questions send an email to dshcs.hkw@univie.ac.at or call 01 4277-40008.