Travel grants can be applied for:

  • Active participation in scientific conferences, summer schools, etc.
  • Implementation of group-specific projects
  • Travels due to research collaborations

Application deadline

  • 1st round: 1st April 2022
  • 2nd round: upcoming: October/November

Who can apply?

  • Who counts as Early Career Researchers (ECR)?
  • Priority groups of ECRs
    • Priority 1: Prae doc University assistant (full- or part- time)
    • Priority 2: Prae doc project employee (full- or part- time, including Uni:Docs, CoBeNe, FWF, WWTF) and Post doc University assistant/project employee (part-time)
    • Priority 3: Post-doc University assistant and project employee (full-time); Prae doc and Post doc employees at the Cognitive Science Hub. 
    • If you are an ECR, but do not clearly fall in any priority group, please contact us.
  • Distribution of travel grant

How to apply?

  • Step 1: Application for travel allowance
  • Step 2: Submission of forms and invoices for travel reimbursement


  • Cancellation of your trip
  • Re-allocation of grant from one travel to another (already granted or new travel)
  • Subsequent submissions
  • Group specific activities

 We encourage sustainable travel

If you would like to offset your travel footprint, you can do this for example here.

As an alternative for flights, Vienna has an extensive train and bus connection with various European destinations: