Current funding structure of the OeNB Anniversary Fund

Please note that the Anniversary Fund provides English translations of the materials it publishes on the OeNB website for information only. In case of discrepancies, the German original will prevail. To get the complete picture, therefore please also refer to the German content.

In 2019, the Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) initiated a strategy process to redefine its funding structure. This process was based on the recommendations of the Austrian Court of Audit regarding the distribution of grants and took into account existing external and internal framework conditions. In the future, the strategic focus will be on promoting basic research projects aimed at advancing the state of research on central banking topics, with a special emphasis on selected focus areas.

Unlike in the past, the relevance of the research project for the OeNB’s core topics is no longer based on the allocation of the project to a specific scientific discipline but on its allocation to one of 19 research clusters. These research clusters were derived from the OeNB’s strategy and mission statement and reflect the OeNB’s research priorities.

Total funding for project proposals submitted to the OeNB Anniversary Fund is limited to EUR 300,000. The minimum funding amount is EUR 50,000.

For more information about funding and the prerequisites for funding, see Downloads.
For more information about the submission periods and other deadlines, see Schedule.

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    • Anniversary Fund
      Contact: by telephone from Monday to Thursday between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 a.m.
      Otto-Wagner-Platz 3
      1090 Vienna
      Phone: (+43-1) 404 20-2590

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