Award for doctoral candidates funded by

Your ongoing dissertation project has the potential to generate social, economic or cultural impact? Win the Impact Award 2023 and spread the impact of your research project with a tailor-made video!

The Impact Award provides winners with visibility for their research.  As a prize, 8 PhD students of the University of Vienna will receive a tailor-made video production to present the impact of their research project. The selected projects receive targeted support in order to present their results to a broad public and to leverage the potential for exploitation - both economic and non-economic.

All information about the prize, deadlines and conditions, submission and selection can be found on this page below under the conditions of participation. The submission deadline was May 25, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. We look forward to your contributions.

Impact Workshops

For anyone interested, there is a workshop to prepare for the live pitch and additional options to get informed.

Pitch my Impact
Workshop on July 3, 2023 (only for partcipants of the Impact Award 2023)

Independently of the Impact Award, the Center for Doctoral Studies offers a workshop on the UN SDGs June 1, 2023.

Ressources on UN SDGs:

Find here ressources that help you classify your research under the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

A Film on the contribution of the UN Vienna Family to the SDGs

UN Vienna and the SDGs

The 17 goals

SDGs in general

SDG Report 2022

Conditions of Participation


Procedure and selection criteria