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. 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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Apply Now: 3 Open Doctoral Positions @ DoCS

Do your PhD in Computer Science at the University of Vienna!

Application deadline: 23 May 2022


Info-Session: Doing a PhD at the University of Vienna

Learn more about the doctorate programmes at the University of Vienna

Next date: 8 June 2022, 09:30-12:00 | German | Online

Diversity in Academia

In this workshop you will learn about academic discourses on diversity and be intorduced to methods and tools.

Date: 27 June, 09:00 - 17:00

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Wissenschafter_innen im Porträt

Migration shapes society: "In my research, I want to draw attention to the complexity of this phenomenon", says Faime Alpagu from the ViDSS.

Wissenschafter_innen im Porträt

Our cells produce waste all the time. But how do they get rid of it? Our doctoral candidate Verena Baumann explains the cellular waste collection.

Wissenschafter_innen im Porträt

How can we maintain health during aging? "My research could be the key", says Agnes Draxler from the Vienna Doctoral School PhaNuSpo.

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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