Open PhD positions at University of Vienna

The University of Vienna offers both predefined PhD projects (within the framework of externally funded projects) and the possibility to apply for PhD positions either at the faculty or at one of the Doctoral Schools with your own PhD project. The requirements and deadlines for open PhD positions can be found on the individual websites of the Doctoral Schools as well as at the Job Centre of the University of Vienna. As there are different ways to get funding for your PhD project, we recommend that you to check the different channels for vacancies listed below. 

For University funded prae doc positions check additionally the vacancies in the Job Center

For external funding we recommend to check


Please note that as a doctoral candidate you must also enrol in a doctoral programme (even if you are employed for your doctorate). Several documents have to be submitted for admission, which may differ from those for applying for a funded PhD position.