Tsiter-Kontopoulou Short-Term Research Stipends 2023


Tsiter-Kontopoulou Short-Term Research Stipends at the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, University of Vienna

The Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies of the University of Vienna, thanks to the generosity of the Tsiter-Kontopoulou Fund, invites applications for a Short-Term Research Stipend to enable pre- and post-doctoral scholars to pursue research on Byzantine and early modern Greek culture, with particular emphasis on cultural and intellectual history in the widest sense, including the history of Orthodox Christianity.


Terms: The duration of the research stay is usually two weeks to one month. During this time, the recipients of the stipend are expected to give an informal lunch-time presentation of their current research.


Eligibility: This stipend is intended to support young and early career scholars, i.e. from the final year of doctoral study to no more than eight years after the completion of the Ph.D.


Amount: The stipend offers the reimbursement of travel expenses plus a daily allowance, for a maximum of 4.000 Euros total (to be reimbursed after the completion of the stay). You are expected to make your own arrangements.


Appointment period: any two or four weeks between 1st October 2023 and 30th June 2024.


Application: Please send a description of the proposed research including a statement as to why you wish to conduct this research in Vienna, a provisional budget and an indication of preferred dates (max. 300 words), curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages), and list of publications, to Mrs. Carola Korn at the address below.

Doctoral students should also include a short recommendation letter (max. 1 page) from their adviser. Submissions will be accepted by e-mail only.


Deadline: 30th June, 2023. The decision of the selection committee will be communicated no later than July 31st, 2023.


Further Inquiries: Mrs. Carola Korn: carola.korn@univie.ac.at