Dipl-Übers. Carmen Siller

Section: Research Policy & Development

Function: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin


  • Phone: ++43-1-495 04 42 / 44
  • Fax: ++43-1-495 04 42 / 40
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Work and research focus:

Projektmanagement, rechtliche und finanzielle Rahmenbedingungen in verschiedenen Förderprogrammen

Bürgerwissenschaften / Citizen Science, Bildungsthemen, Chancengleichheit, Gender Equality


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Education and career:

Working at ZSI since March 2005. Since 2017 managing projects related to migrant entrepreneurship.

Previously working as part-time assistant to the scientific director, being responsible for knowledge management, preparing project proposals, issuing the bi-monthly ZSI eJournal etc.

Used to be responsible for the financial management of WBC-INCO.NET ( project from 1/2008 - 2/2014 (29 partners, 3 million Euro budget). Thoroughly familiar with EC online tools such as FORCE, SESAM, NEF, providing coordinated user feedback from INCO.NET administrators to EC for future improvements of these tools.

Person in charge of seminar / trainer for SOQUA - Vocational Qualification in the Social Sciences, a two-year post-graduate course for international social science research funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research in the seminars on European Research Cooperation(2006-2008 course) and Project Economy, Budgeting and Controlling (2008-2010  as well as 2010-2012 and 2012-2014 course)

Between 2005 and 2007 managed IS2WEB and SEE Innovation projects, being Work Package leader for the conduction of surveys to map the capabilities and needs of the relevant target groups, the organisation of mentoring workshops and the dissemination of the project results. 

2007 - 2014 elected member of ZSI Advisory Board. 

May 2001 - December 2004: FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency

June - October 2000: Siemens, Personal Assistant of Pavillion Director at EXPO 2000 in Hanover

November 1999 - June 2000: Riedel Communications GmbH & Co. KG, Project Assistant at EXPO 2000 in Hanover

1995 - 1999: Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz: Diploma in Applied Linguistics / Translation Studies English and Spanish