REinforcing Women In REsearch (REWIRE) - University of Vienna

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The overall goal of the REinforcing Women In REsearch (REWIRE) COFUND Programme, a Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions COFUND project funded by the European Commission, is to establish a support scheme for excellent postdoctoral female researchers to foster their scientific development, to nurture their expertise and to make a profound impact on their future careers. The Programme aims to address statistics published in the European Commission's "She Figures 2015" which clearly demonstrate that women are under-represented in academic careers.

The REWIRE Programme will fund 16 fellowships over two calls for applications.


  • Astronomy
  • Computer Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Earth Sciences
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sport Science
  • Theology (Catholic, Protestant and Islamic)


Applicants of the REWIRE COFUND Programme must:

  • Be female (as specified in an official passport)
  • Have been awarded their PhD or will have successfully defended their PhD before the start of the fellowship
  • Abide by the MSCA Mobility Rule
  • The REWIRE Programme is open to all nationalities.


  • Web-form
  • b) Research Proposal Application Form
  • c) Supporting documents (Academic CV, Evidence of PhD, Supporting Letter from the Hosting Mentor, Copy of passport photo page, Two recommendation letters)

Deadline: September 30, 2019

Contact rewire@univie.ac.at


More Information https://rewire.univie.ac.at/general-programme-information/