Scholarships, grants, and financial support

B-Call 2024 – Doctoral Scholarships

Announcement of doctoral scholarships at the Anton Bruckner Private University on the topic of "Anton Bruckner" for the occasion of the Bruckner Year 2024.

On the occasion of the bicentenary of Anton Bruckner's birth, the Anton Bruckner Private University is offering three doctoral scholarships in the fields of academic and artistic-scientific doctoral studies in 2024. Funding totalling € 50000 is available for the three scholarships.

Applicants are free to choose the specific topic of their doctoral dissertation. In principle, however, the funded doctoral projects must research "Anton Bruckner", "The Work of Anton Bruckner", "Anton Bruckner's Influences and/or Aftermath" either from a musicological, cultural studies, music-historical, or pedagogical perspective, or address Bruckner in the context of an artistic-scholarly dissertation through research into the applicant's own artistic practice.

Deadline for application: 17.2.2023.

The Bruckner Scholarships are offered in the following disciplines

In the artistic-scientific doctoral programme

  • Historical Performance Practice
  • Composition
  • Contemporary Dance

In the academic doctoral programme

  • Pedagogy
  • Cultural studies
  • Musicology
  • Interpretation research (historical)

Further Information:
Applications open: 1 November 2022 – 17 February 2023
Commencement of studies: October 2023.

Scholarship: Funding totalling € 50000 is available for the three scholarships over a period of 3 years.

Applicants must undergo the regular, qualitative selection procedure for doctoral studies at the ABPU. In addition, their applications will be reviewed by a jury of experts.

Call Bruckner Doctoral Scholarships

 For further information on applications, dates, and appointments, click here:

Contact Barbara Lüneburg

Head of Doctoral Studies


Additional Scholarships, grants, and financial support

This link provides general information about prerequisites, value, and deadlines for  scholarships, grants, and financial support. Included are:

  • Grants (for travel and study)
  • Scholarships
  • Publication grants
  • Awards and prizes
  • Regional competitions
  • International competitions
  • Fellowships, internships, Summer schools, and work grants

These sources of financial support have been selected with particular consideration of the needs of doctoral students.

Further possibilities can be found on the Anton Bruckner Private University page (“Scholarships and competitions”).