Research Funding Program


Research is a key priority for AUEB. To this end, the Senate of our institution approved in its 6th plenary meeting (7th June 2012) a support program titled "Research Funding at AUEB for Excellence and Extroversion". The Program comprises three (3) distinct actions:

Action 1: Support for faculty members (permanent teaching staff) whose current tenure at AUEB does not exceed 7 years, to a total amount of EUR 80,000 per year.

This action is aimed at new faculty members (teaching staff) serving at AUEB as Lecturers or Assistant Professors for less than seven years. Funding is provided by Departments to individual faculty members for up to two years, to the amount of 10,000 € in total.

Faculty members are selected by their Departments by the end of September of each academic year, pursuant to a call for expression of interest. Proposals are evaluated by a committee drafted by each Department, based – among others – on the excellence criteria set up by each Department.

Funded Research Proposals for Action 1: 2012-2014

For more information, please visit the detailed description of the Action (in Greek).

Action 2: Support for postdoctoral researchers with a view to promote research, to a total amount of EUR 120,000 per year.

Twelve researchers in total are called to receive support of 10,000 € each. Candidates must be postdoctoral researchers at AUEB and holders of a PhD awarded by an established institution at home or abroad over the past 3 years (exclusive of military service).

Proposals in areas of the three major disciplines (Management, Computer Science, Economics) are submitted pursuant to a call for expression of interest issued once a year by the Vice Rector of Academic and Personnel Affairs. Successful applicants are selected by the Rector's Council, on the basis of recommendations set forth by relevant committees.

Academic Year 2012-2013
Call for Expression of Interest in Action 2 (in Greek)
Application Form (deadline: 14th September 2012)

Funded Research Proposals for Action 2: 2012-2013

Action 3: Support for efforts to attract research projects, to a total amount of EUR 30,000 per year.

This account finances the participation of faculty members in meetings with potential research partners and stakeholders, as well as open days and talks with funding agencies. Applicants may file their requests throughout the year (September to July) by sending an e-mail to the Vice Rector of Academic and Personnel Affairs.

Academic Year 2012-2013
Call for Expression of Interest in Action 3 (in Greek)
Application Form (in Greek)

The total budget for these three actions is EUR 250,000 (inclusive of EUR 20,000 administration costs). Actions 2 & 3 are overviewed and managed by the Vice Rector’s office, while Action 1 ("Support for New Faculty Members”) is coordinated at Department level.