Prize for scientific research

The City of Innsbruck supports young researchers at the University of Innsbruck and the Medical University of Innsbruck.

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Endowment: 20,000 euros

What is supported?

The City of Innsbruck awards the prize to young researchers. The amount provided can be awarded for one research project, but can also be divided among several prize winners.

Who awards the prize?

The City of Innsbruck awards the prize in one year to the Medical University of Innsbruck and in the following two years to the Leopold Franzens University in the fields of humanities and natural sciences.

How do I apply?

The call for applications is issued by the respective university. If you have any questions about the submission criteria, please contact the rectorate of the university in question directly.

Who decides on the award?

The City Senate decides on the awarding of the prize or prizes to the person or persons who are announced to the Municipality of Innsbruck by the Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck or the Medical University of Innsbruck on an annual rotation basis. It is up to the respective university to decide how to determine the persons worthy of the award.

Previous award winners

YearUniversity & award winners

Leopold-Franzens-University - Natural Sciences:

Anusha Telagathoti, MSc, PhD

Georg Niedrist, Bakk. MSc PhD Uta Schirpke Monica Lisa Ines Fernandez Quintero, BSc MSc Bianka Siewert


Medical University:

Dr.theresa Dolejsi, PhD; Department of Internal Medicine III med.univ. Maria Effenberger; Department of Internal Medicine I

Simon Hoser, BSc MSc; Institute of Genomics and RNomics med.univ. Andreas Zollner; Department of Medicine I


Leopold-Franzens-University - Humanities:

assoc. Prof. MMag. Stefan Häussler, PhD ; Faculty of Business Administration

assoc. Prof. MMag. a Andrea Brait; Faculty of Philosophy and History

ass. MMag. a Clara Rauchegger, LLM; Faculty of Law and Digital Science Center

ass. MMag. a Christine Lehne-Gstreinthaler; Faculty of Law

Mag. Dr. Matthias Haller; Faculty of Law


Leopold-Franzens-University - Natural Sciences:

Mag. Dr. Alexander Weiss Ivana Stiperski

Engineer Milan Oncak, PhD

Farokh Mivehvar, PhD

PD DI Barbara Schneider-Muntau


Leopold-Franzens-University - Humanities:

assoc. Prof. Mag. a Sandra Heinsch-Kuntner

assoc. Prof. Mag. Dr. Florian Martin Müller, Bakk.

Medical University:

assoc. Prof. Priv.-Doz. Peter Willeit, MPhil, PhD

Victoria Klepsch, MSc, PhD


Medical University:

Mag.a rer.nat. Mariana Eça Guimarães de Araújo, PhD; Section for Cell Biology

Mag.biol. Andreas Naschberger, PhD; Section for Genetic Epidemiology


Leopold-Franzens-University - Humanities: Silke Meyer; Department of History and European Ethnology

assoc. Prof. Mag. Elena Taddei; Department of History and European Ethnology

assoc. Prof. Marie-Luisa Frick; Department of Philosophy Mag. a Suzanne Kapelari; Department of Didactics

assoc. Prof. Mag. Dr. Simon Laimer, LL.M.; Institute for Civil Law


Leopold-Franzens-University - Natural Sciences:

Violeta Fuentes Landete, MSc; Institute of Physical Chemistry

Gina Elaine Moseley, PhD; Institute of Geology

Lic. Esteban A. MARTINEZ and Christine A. Muschik; Institute of Experimental Physics

Dipl.-Ing. Lukas EINKEMMER, PhD; Institute of Mathematics

assoc. Prof. Dipl-Ing. Dr. Robert Sitzenfrei; Institute of Infrastructure


Medical University:

Dr. Manfred NAIRZ; Department of Internal Medicine VI med. univ. Renate Pichler, Febu; Department of Urology

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Ivan Tancevski; Department of Internal Medicine VI

Mag.a rer. nat. Katrin Watschinger, PhD; Section for Biological Chemistry


Leopold Franzens University - Humanities: Maria Kreuzer and Sylvia von Wallpach; Institute for Strategic Management, Marketing and Tourism MMag. a Sibylle Puntscher; Institute for Economic Theory, Policy and History

Mag. Philipp Strobl, MA PhD; Institute for Economic Theory, Policy and History

Dr.anne Sophie Spann; Institute for Christian Philosophy

Dr. Gerhard Siegl; Department of History and European Ethnology