DSHCS Travel Grant

The Doctoral School of Historical and Cultural Studies promotes the international mobility of its fellows. It offers travel grants to fund research trips and international conference participation outside of Vienna which are relevant for their dissertation projects.


promotion of the international mobility of highly qualified doctoral candidates


fellows of the DSHCS whose supervisor is based at the University of Vienna, who have passed the FÖP,  who participate in the DSHCS's activities (e.g. regular attendance at one of the colloquia), and who have a profile on our website. In exceptional cases, the DSHCS funds necessary travels before the FÖP

How to apply

on a rolling basis at your research cluster, but at least two month before your planned trip. Please submit the

* completed and signed application form
* letter of motivation
* calculation of costs
* CV
* and (if applicable) a conference program with the letter of invitation

as ONE PDF file to the spokespersons of your research cluster. Upon return, send your application, a short report about your trip along with the original invoices to the DSHCS dshcs.hkw@univie.ac.at

For further questions contact the spokesmen of your research cluster, send an email to dshcs.hkw@univie.ac.at or call 01 4277-40008