Welcome to the Center for Doctoral Studies

The Center for Doctoral Studies is part of the Research and Career Development Unit and the central contact point for matters related to doctoral education at the University of Vienna. The team of the Center for Doctoral Studies offers consultations about the first steps and requirements of the doctoral programmes at the University of Vienna.

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Availibility of Center of Doctoral Studies

Our office remains closed over the summer months. However, we are happy to consult you via email, via phone or videocall. Click here for our contact details.

Prospective PhD Candidates

You are interested in a PhD at the University of Vienna? Here you can find more information about the doctorate and the possibilities the University of Vienna offers. 

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Doctoral Studies

Here you can find information on our offered Doctoral/ PhD programmes and all about the admission procedure.

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PhD Process

Get answers to your questions about the structure of the doctorate, courses and the completion of a PhD Programme.

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  News & Events

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Webinar: Orcid - Why should I have one?

Learn more about the benefits of using an ORCID iD.

Date: 21 January, 10-11:30

Workshop Well-being in Academia

There are still places available in the workshop on well-being in academia.

Date: 17 January 2022

Workshop Diversity in Academia

Learn more about diversity in academia

Date: 10 January 2022

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Wissenschafter_innen im Porträt

Sarah Zloklikovits from the Vienna Doctoral School in Physics talks about her research and how the principles of electromagnetic radiation can be...

Wissenschafter_innen im Porträt

Wie können wir dafür sorgen, dass sich Schüler*innen im (digitalen) Klassenzimmer wohlfühlen? Dieser Frage geht Julia Holzer forscht vom Institut für...

Wissenschafter_innen im Porträt

Fake or not fake: Jana Laura Egelhofer analyses the content and consequences of the fake news debate. In this video, she gives insights into her...

Preise und Auszeichnungen

Die EVN AG vergab anläßlich ihres 100. Jubiläums 2022 drei wissenschaftliche Fellowships. Eines davon erhielt Florian Danzinger vom Department für...

In den Medien

Florian Danzinger untersucht in seiner Dissertation Zukunftsszenarien für die Landwirtschaft, um künftig Schutz und Nutzung besser in Einklang zu...


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