Short-term projects run only a few months for the investigation of a small, very clearly defined aspect of a specific question.
For a closer investigation in the frame of specific research projects scientists attract so-called third-party-funds. In this case the financing does not come from the ministry or University concerned, but in particular from public research funding like e.g. the "Fund for the Promotion fo Scientific Research" (FWF) in Austria.
Third-party-fundraising is an important aim at many universities and the committment resp. the success of the third-party fundraising by the collaborators a criterion for their professional progress.
Here you find a summary of our short- and long-term projects.