Tsiter-Kontopoulou Stipends 2021


Deadline 31 October 2020

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.


For more information about the Institute, its library, and the Tsiter-Kontopoulou Trust see: https://www.byzneo.univie.ac.at




Terms: The duration of the research stay is usually two weeks. 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 2.500 Euros total (to be reimbursed after the completion of the stay). You are expected to make your own arrangements.


Appointment period: Any two weeks between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2021, except 1 July to 15 September.


Application: Please send a description of the proposed research including a statement as to why you wish to conduct this research at the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, a work schedule, a provisional budget,  and an indication of preferred dates (max. 300 words), curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages), and list of publications, to Mrs. Petra Greger at the address below.

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


Deadline: 31 October 2020. The decision of the selection committee will be communicated no later than December 15.


Further Inquiries:

Mrs. Petra Greger: petra.greger@univie.ac.at