Application & selection procedure

The Vienna International Summer School THE SOCIAL DIMENSION OF SOCIAL HOUSING offers an opportunity for inter- and transdisciplinary exchange for all participants.
Young researchers who are working on a research or PhD project are invited, regardless of their academic discipline and University membership, to apply for participation in the Vienna International Summer School.

how to apply

Applicants shall submit:

• a description of their research/dissertation project (max. 2 pages)
• a CV and letter of motivation of the applicant (max. 1 page)

Submit to:


26 April 2019
Deadline for submission of documents

by 15 May 2019
Applicants will be informed of the faculty’s decision

by 15 August 2018
Accepted papers need to be submitted in full length
(maximum 7000 words)


There is no fee for the participation in the Summer School. Travel costs will be covered for up to 500 €. Accomodation will be provided by the organisers in cooperation with local housing organisations.
The Vienna International Summer School – The Social Dimension of Social Housing is funded by the City of Vienna (MA 50) and the IBA_Wien 2022.

Participants will be selected by the local curatorial team and an international faculty consisting of renowned scholars in the field of housing studies, sociology, planning and architecture.