The FWF, in cooperation with the Provincial Administration of South Tyrol, offers funding for closely integrated project collaborations between researchers in Austria and South Tyrol.

Target group

The funding program is aimed at researchers from all disciplines. For details, please see the respective application guidelines.

Funding goals

The cooperation is intended to fund closely integrated projects in which researchers in Austria and  South Tyrol make substantial scientific contributions, creating added value through international cooperation.

Funding period and funding amount

Up to 36 months


For projects with South Tyrol,  the application requirements of the FWF's Principal Investigator Projects and Clinical Research programs apply to FWF applicants.


Applications with South Tyrol are subject to the same FWF review process as Principal Investigator Projects or that of the Clinical Research program and are in competition with these proposals.

Application information

  • Proposals are submitted online using the electronic application portal elane.
  • Applications with researchers from South Tyrol must include an additional “Financial Plan” form for the South Tyrolean part of the project. For details, please see the Info sheet FWF–South Tyrol.

Funding institution

Austrian Science Fund (FWF)



Inquiries and contact

Dr. Christoph Bärenreuter
+43 676 83487 8702

Partner organization

Südtiroler Landesverwaltung  

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