[CALL] FWF - Elise Richter Programme


Applications can be submitted until July 16, 2024 (2:00 pm local time Vienna)

internal deadline: 2024-07-10

for highly qualified female scientists (or with a registered civil status of diverse, intersex, or open), who strive for an university career.

The Elise Richter Programme for senior postdocs and the Elise Richter Programme for arts-based research, Elise Richter PEEK, have been designed as a specific funding measure for women in science and research.

Target group

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


  • to support the academic career of highly qualified female scientists and scholars and to enhance their university career
  • after completion of the program a level of qualification should be accomplished which enables participants to apply for a local or abroad professorship. ("Habilitation" or equal qualification)


  • appropriate postdoctoral experience
  • international scientific publications
  • preparatory work related to the proposed research project
  • no age limit


12 to 48 months


  • Personnel costs according to the current senior postdoc rate
  • project specific costs up to 30,000.00 € per year

Elise Richter