The Data:Research:Austria funding program of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) serves to support research projects in the field of data/microdata research, in which existing data is used for fundamental research into social topics and issues. In three rounds of calls (2023, 2024, 2025), a total of 9 million euros will be awarded competitively and throughout Austria. An accompanying roadshow will provide detailed information on the call and offer networking opportunities.

Funded projects

The following nine projects were approved in the first round of calls for proposals in 2023:


Accompanying the call, the OeAW will be giving interested scientists detailed insights into the call, providing information on current developments in the field of data/microdata research, and enabling direct exchange with sponsors, data-providing institutions, researchers from the community and other important stakeholders.


Austrian Academy of Sciences
Alexander Nagler
Research Funding – National and International Programmes
Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2
1010 Wien
T +43 1 51581-1272