Michael Mitterauer Award for Social, Cultural and Economic History in Vienna

Michael Mitterauer has contributed significantly to the internationally renowned reputation of Austrian economic and social history research. His efforts to promote young scientists are our role model. On the occasion of Michael Mitterauer's 65th birthday and in recognition of his scientific life's work, the prize was awarded for the first time in autumn 2002.

The Michael Mitterauer Prize has been awarded every two years since 2019.

The prize winners for 2023 have been selected. More information here
The award ceremony will take place on 18 June 2024 at the University of Vienna.

2023 Call for Applications

The prizes are awarded to scholars with outstanding achievements in the relevant fields of study who work in Vienna or whose work exhibits a connection to the city.

All scholars who have received their doctoral degree no more than eight years prior to the date of submission can apply for the Michael Mitterauer Award for Social, Cultural and Economic History (grand prize, EUR 4,000,--). The jury will award the prize to an outstanding monograph which has demonstrated resonance within the broader international community.

The Michael Mitterauer Sponsorship Award (EUR 2,000,--) is intended for early career scholars, and awarded to unpublished dissertations.

Please send applications by April 30, 2023.
Further details (PDF)

Award recipients will be notified in fall 2023.
The award ceremony will take place in the summer term 2024.

Supported by

Stadt Wien, MA 7 - Kultur, Wissenschafts- und Forschungsförderung

Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung