PhD Theses

Francis-Stephen-Award 2023 
of the History and Culture of the Habsburg Monarchy in the 18th Century


  • The prize is awarded to Dissertations (post graduated theses) or papers of equivalent importance about the Habsburg Monarchy of the Eighteenth Century.
  • Submissions may be written in German, French or English.
  • Applications of representatives of cultural studies and humanities are especially invited.
  • Submissions must be appraised between January 1st, 2020 and March 31st, 2023.

Every applicant must submit

  1. a hardback copy of his/her work (will be returned)
  2. his/her work as an MS Word or PDF file
  3. a CV

Official reviews of the work from the graduation process can be added if desired.

Deadline: Submissions must be sent no later than April 30, 2023 (date of postmark) and be addressed to:

Österreichische Gesellschaft zur Erforschung des 18. Jahrhunderts
p.A. Obmann Priv.-Doz. Dr. Thomas J.J. Wallnig,
Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung, Universität Wien
Universitätsring 1
A-1010 Wien


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