Call for application - Danubius Young Scientist Award 2024

Call for application - Danubius Young Scientist Award 2024
The Danubius Award was created in 2011 by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Research (BMBFW) and the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) with the intention to honor persons with extraordinary achievements in their scientific activity and output in relation to the Danube Region. 

This award will be granted to 14 young scientists - one in each country that is part of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region. The award will be endowed with 1.350 EUR for each winner of the Danubius Young Scientist Award. ELTE can nominate up to five young researchers to the Award.


  • Scientific excellence and innovative approach of the academic work
  • Thematic relevance of the scientific work for issues/problems of the Danube Region
  • Relevance of the scientific work beyond the national borders
  • Potential of the candidate (for example: integration in international networks, participation in scientific projects, publication history, experience in teaching etc.)
  • No formal age limit - BUT limitation to participants that have received their Master/PhD max. 5 years ago (= after 1st of January 2019). Submissions of candidates holding only a bachelor degree will not be accepted.
  • Candidates can be apply from all scientific fields


 Documents have to be submitted only via e-mail to Katalin Igaz-Öhler,, in English language (exception: copy of the academic title received) and have to consist of the following parts:

  • A) Summary of the scientific work (e.g. thesis, dissertation, journal article, scientific publication etc.) and its specific relevance for the Danube Region
  • B) Curriculum Vitae including publication list of the candidate (max. 3 pages)
  • Copy of the document related to the award of the highest academic title received

Please merge A) and B) documents into one file in pdf format.

Application deadline: 30 April 2024, 24:00


Katalin Igaz-Öhler
Rector's Cabinet International Strategy Office

Call for application can be found here.

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