[CALL] WWTF Vienna Research Groups for Young Investigators 2024


Submission deadline: 2pm CET, March 19th 2024.

Information and Communication Technologies

The 15th Vienna Research Groups for Young Investigators call 2024 is issued for up to three group leader positions as part of the WWTF’s Information and Communication Technology programme.

  • It addresses Vienna-based universities and research institutions that intend to hire an excellent young researcher from abroad for setting-up and managing an independent research group. Active recruitment procedures are mandatory.
  • The proposed field of research should contribute to fundamental scientific advancement in the area of AI/ML. A special emphasis of this call is to link AI theory with data and knowledge of other research fields.
  • WWTF especially encourages Vienna-based research institutions to propose female group leaders.
  • WWTF takes unconventional research careers into consideration.
  • WWTF in total grants up to three positions with up to € 1.6 million per research group for six to eight years of funding. Please submit proposals online. 
  • For more details please refer to the VRG 24 "Call Specifications" and the "Submission Guideline".

Submission deadline: 2pm CET, March 19th 2024.

An online information session will take place on January 18th 2024 from 10:00-12:00am CET on Zoom. Link to the session:


Meeting-ID: 883 3395 3868

Kenncode: 451043

Please sign up for the session with one of the call managers.


Public announcements of Medical University of Vienna:

Public announcements of University of Vienna:

Please do not hesitate to contact the call managers for more information:

Dr. Donia Lasinger, donia.lasinger@wwtf.at, Tel.: +43-1-402 31 43 - 16

Petra Steinkoglerpetra.steinkogler@wwtf.at, Tel.: + 43 1 402 31 43 14